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Employment Legal Update July 2019
The recent decision of Chief Constable of Norfolk v Coffey has established that discrimination due to a perceived disability is unlawful.
UK
9 Aug 2019
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What's New
In the Case of Tillman v Egon Zehnder Ltd the Supreme Court has held that an unreasonably broad, and therefore unenforceable, non-compete clause could be rescued by severing the offending part.
UK
24 Jul 2019
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Employment Legal Update May 2019
The recent case of Baldeh v Churches Housing Association established that an employee could satisfy the test of disability where their condition had a material influence
UK
17 Jun 2019
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Folau On A Folly? The Importance Of A Player Code Of Conduct
April saw Australian international and Super Rugby's top try scorer Israel Folau disciplined by Rugby Australia ("RA") for comments posted on social media site Instagram.
UK
14 Jun 2019
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Caster Semenya Ruling - A New Age For Gender Categorisation In Sports?
Last month, the Court of Arbitration for Sport ("CAS") ruled against Caster Semenya in her long-standing dispute with the International Association of Athletics Federation ("IAAF").
UK
14 Jun 2019
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Employment Legal Update February 2019
In the recent case of Asda Stores Limited v Brierley, the Court of Appeal has upheld the decision that staff working on the supermarket's shop floor can compare themselves to warehouse staff
European Union
21 May 2019
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Employment Legal Update March 2019
In the recent case of Mayor and Burgesses of the London Borough of Lambeth v Agoreyo, the Court of Appeal held that the suspension of the employee in anticipation of a misconduct investigation did not constitute a breach of the implied term of trust and confidence.
UK
21 May 2019
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Employment Legal Update January 2019
In the recent case of Chatfield-Roberts v Phillips & Universal Aunts Limited the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that is can be possible, in certain limited circumstances,
European Union
6 Feb 2019
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Employment Legal Update December 2018
In Ball v First Essex Buses Limited, a bus driver who was dismissed after testing positive for cocaine has won compensation of almost £40,000 at an employment tribunal.
European Union
14 Jan 2019
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Employment Legal Update November 2018
In Max-Planck-Gesellschaft v Shimizu, the European Court of Justice ('ECJ') has ruled that workers do not automatically lose the right to receive payment in lieu of untaken annual leave ...
UK
7 Dec 2018
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Employment Legal Update October 2018
In the recent case of WM Morrison Supermarkets Plc v Various Claimants, the Court of Appeal upheld the decision of the High Court that Morrisons was vicariously liable for an employee leaking...
UK
6 Nov 2018
12
Parental Bereavement
The Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Act 2018 received the royal stamp of approval this month.
UK
24 Oct 2018
13
Tribunal Statistics
The Ministry of Justice has published the quarterly tribunal statistics from April to June 2018. During this period the number of claims received in comparison with the same period in 2017 has increased by 165%.
UK
24 Oct 2018
14
New ACAS Guidance On Employment References
ACAS have released new guidance on employment references, which covers matters such as whether or not a reference must be provided, what a reference can include and whether an employer can give a bad reference.
UK
24 Oct 2018
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Establishing Disability
In the recent case of Mutombo-Mpania v Angard Staffing Solutions Ltd [2018], the EAT ruled that in disability discrimination cases an individual could not prove they are disabled without giving evidence about their impairment and its impact on their normal day-to-day activities.
UK
24 Oct 2018
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Notice – An Unambiguous Act Of Resignation?
In the recent case of East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust v Levy, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that a letter from an employee giving one month's notice should not automatically be interpreted as a letter of resignation.
UK
24 Oct 2018
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