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Employment Highlights – November 2017

Highlights this month were outstanding holiday pay for those wrongly classified as self-employed or contractors and how far back they can claim; the employment status of Uber drivers and Deliveroo riders; unfair dismissal and confirmation that the tribunal fees have now been repaid. Holiday pay and working […]

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Employment highlights: October 2017

In the employment arena this month there is focus on Unfair dismissal, Discrimination, GDPR, Families and Pregnancy and a few other bits to temp you. Unfair dismissal The Court of Appeal has held that an employee was not automatically unfairly dismissed for making protected disclosures to her […]

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August 2017 Employment Highlights

Working time and time off. Advocate General Sharpston has given an opinion on whether time spent on “stand-by” duty is working time. It is for member states to determine whether the quality of time spent on stand-by duty is undermined to such a degree by any restrictions imposed by the […]

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July 2017 Employment Highlights

This is a little bit late! but I’ve added as it refers to the abolition of Tribunal fees. Employment tribunals. In a momentous decision, the Supreme Court declared that employment tribunal and EAT fees are unlawful under domestic and EU Law. The Court quashed the Employment Tribunals and the Employment […]

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May 2017 Employment Highlights

This month, read on for the importance of getting timing right in appeals when a case was not accepted at an EAT, even though it was just one hour late. Concerns about the ‘gig’ economy and holiday pay for those on zero hours contracts. Also, what happens […]

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