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Leigh Day launch equal pay claim against Tesco

Law firm Leigh Day have announced that legal proceedings have begun in the first equal pay claims against Tesco over disparity between store workers and depot workers’ pay.

Article by: Makbool Javaid 14 February 2018

LGBT

Stonewall reveals Britain’s top trans-inclusive employers

Stonewall has released its annual list of Top 100 LGBT-inclusive employers, which for the first time, marked employers specifically on trans inclusivity, in addition to their work on LGB inclusive policies.

Article by: Makbool Javaid 8 February 2018

women

Legal system ‘failing’ women and in need of reform

A report released by the Fawcett Society, following concerns that rights could be eroded or weakened as a result of Brexit, concludes that the UK’s legal system is failing women and needs fundamental reform.

Article by: Makbool Javaid 7 February 2018

Disabled

Absence thresholds triggering dismissal could be discriminatory

The ECJ rule that legislation allowing for employees to be dismissed if they reach specified absence thresholds could be indirectly discriminatory, where the absences are linked to disability, and there is no justification.

Article by: Makbool Javaid 5 February 2018