Category: EU law

What does @PregnantThenScrewed vs HM Treasury mean for the future of indirect discrimination?

The Court of Appeal has given judgment in an important case concerning the law of indirect discrimination, offering broad guidance relevant to cases across public law / human rights, employment, services and education.

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Do no harm: ECJ finds in favour of meta-search engines in ‘database right’ dispute

The European Court of Justice has made it potentially harder for EU database-makers to protect the contents of their databases from being extracted or re-used by meta-search engines and online content aggregators.

Free Q&A on recent EU children’s rights case in the Upper Tribunal

The Upper Tribunal has taken a significant step forward for the protection of the rights of undocumented EU children in the UK, in the reported case of MS (British citizenship; EEA appeals) Belgium [2019] UKUT 356 (IAC). Download my Q&A for LexisNexis here.

Why I keep having to get my red pen out with these EAT ‘right to work’ judgments ❌

A employee has won their appeal against a Tribunal decision dismissing their claim for unpaid wages and discrimination in a dispute over the ‘right to work’ as it applies to EU immigration laws. But the appeal judgement appears to contain some omissions.