Posts Tagged Discrimination

Extending a probation period WAS discrimination

An article in People Management caught my eye today. It tells of the potential minefield of discrimination when an employee (new or otherwise) tells an employer of their pregnancy.  It would seem in the case below that there were some concerns regarding job performance, however, it would

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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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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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Race Discrimination?

Stopping employees speaking their first language at work, could be race discrimination, but requiring the whole workforce to speak English may be justifiable This case has recently come through the Tribunal process and I’ve taken a copy of an article in People Management magazine (dated 14 January

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Police officers win landmark forced retirement case

The following article was featured this week in People Management Magazine and focuses on a case of Age Discrimination – I’ll be watching this case to see what happens in appeal. Tribunal rules use of A19 regulations by five forces was age discrimination Five police forces, who

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