2017

Update November 2017

[20-November-17 14:09:07]
Update November 2017 Introduction With sexual harassment so much in the news, this is a good opportunity for employers to make sure that they are...

OMG! Emoji!

[17-November-17 9:29:04]
OMG! Emoji!  You know those buttons at places like airports and service stations that customers can press to show that they feel happy, unhappy, or...

Supermarket takes stock of equal pay decision

[15-November-17 8:50:44]
Supermarket takes stock of equal pay decision Asda Stores Ltd v Brierley and others Thousands of Asda employees will have waited with bated breath for...

Location, location, location

[10-November-17 10:29:49]
Location, location, location Aziz v The Freemantle Trust Ms Aziz was a care worker who had relocated to the Trust’s Dell Field Court site. Issues...

More protection for pregnant workers?

[8-November-17 10:52:43]
  More protection for pregnant workers? Guisado v Bankia SA Pregnant workers in the UK are protected by the Equality Act. The legislation makes pregnancy...

Race discrimination

[6-November-17 17:01:22]
Race discrimination Kansal v Tullett Prebon Plc   Mr Kansal was northern Indian, Punjabi in origin and a UK national. He brought nine specific complaints...

Transfers of undertakings overseas

[31-October-17 17:53:44]
Transfers of undertakings overseas Xerox Business Services Philippines Inc Ltd v Zeb The Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations, known as TUPE, maintain an...

Half the pay for half the work?

[20-October-17 8:49:01]
Half the pay for half the work? British Airways v Pinaud People who work part-time are protected from being treated less favourably than their comparable...

Monitoring communications

[17-October-17 10:27:10]
Monitoring communications Barbulescu v Romania Back in 2016, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) held that a worker in Romania who had been dismissed...

Bulletin – October 2017

[16-October-17 13:08:28]
Bulletin – October 2017 The unmistakable hints of Christmas that are appearing in shops are signaling that 2017 is nearing its close. With next year...

Establishing indirect discrimination

[30-August-17 16:12:03]
Establishing indirect discrimination Trayhorn v The Secretary of State for Justice Mr Trayhorn worked as a gardener in a prison. He was also a Pentecostal...