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TUC survey reveals 30% of requests for flexible working are being turned down

A TUC survey of 2,700 people has found that 30% of requests for flexible working are being turned down while also revealing that flexible working is not available to many workers, particularly in working-class jobs. In addition to one in three flexible working requests being turned down

Article by: Makbool Javaid 11 October 2019

skills

Acas offers guidance for young people going straight into work after A-levels

Acas has launched new guidance for young people who want to go straight into work after receiving their A-Level results which explains the basics around workplace rights. The guidance is provided under the following headings: (i) How much do I get paid for doing my job?

Article by: Makbool Javaid 6 October 2019

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One in twenty workers say they are not receiving any paid holiday entitlement

Resolution Foundation research has revealed that around one in twenty workers report receiving no paid holiday entitlement and almost one in ten workers are not receiving a legally required payslip. The analysis shows that the likelihood of a worker being subject to labour market violations is closely connected.

Article by: Makbool Javaid 4 October 2019

ET seeks ‘worker’ status clarification from ECJ

An ET is seeking clarification from the ECJ on the proper interpretation of the “worker” classification under EU law, particularly around a gig-economy worker’s right to use substitutes. Personnel Today report that the Watford ET referred a series of questions to the ECJ.

Article by: Makbool Javaid 2 October 2019

Withdrawal of job offer was discrimination arising in consequence of disability

In Birtenshaw v Oldfield, O is disabled because of a mental health condition. She was employed by B, a provider of services for adults and children with special needs, as a care worker on a temporary basis. O applied for and was offered a permanent position, but subject to medical clearance.

Article by: Makbool Javaid 1 October 2019