In Federación de Servicios de Comisiones Obreras v Deutsche Bank SAE, a Spanish trade union sought a judgment by the ECJ that Deutsche Bank is under an obligation to set up a system for recording the time worked each day by its members of staff to ensure compliance with working time rules.
25 June 2019
In East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust v Flowers and ors, the employees presented claims for unlawful deductions from wages contending that the calculation of their holiday pay should take non-guaranteed overtime (NGO) and voluntary overtime (VO) into account.
20 June 2019
In Groman v (1) Universal Science (UK) Limited; (2) Stratford, Ms G, booked a two-bed flat to be able to attend a trade show. The MD, Mr S, indicated he would be attending and would share the accommodation. When S and G returned to the flat, S asked G for a shoulder massage twice and asked her to sleep with him.
17 June 2019
Mart v Assessment Services Inc appears to be the first appellate court case to consider the interpretation of Schedule 1 para 5(3) of the Equality Act 2010, that in determining whether there is a substantial adverse effect on the ability of a person to carry out normal day-to-day activities
16 June 2019
Recruitment fraud is when someone lies about their experience, qualifications, employment history or previous integrity to help gain employment. A report by Crowe estimates that the total cost of recruitment fraud to the UK economy could be up to £23.9 billion/
15 June 2019
81% of firms say that employing offenders has helped their business and 79% of people think that businesses employing ex-offenders are making a positive contribution to society. A rule change will now allow prison Governors greater autonomy to grant Release on Temporary Licence to offenders
8 June 2019
The Institute for Employment Studies have published a new report which highlights that stigmatisation and discrimination of those with obesity is still a pervasive issue prevalent in employment. Key findings in the report, ‘Obesity and Work: Challenging stigma and discrimination’
7 June 2019
The TUC and Maternity Action have warned that employers are not doing enough to protect pregnant women at work and have published new guidance to help keep female staff safe during and after pregnancy. The guide highlights the risks new and expectant mothers face
6 June 2019
In Sherbourne v N Power Ltd, an ET upheld S’s claim that his employer indirectly discriminated against him on the grounds of his disability, i.e. autism, and failed to make reasonable adjustments to his working environment. S worked in an open plan setting with a busy walkway behind him
5 June 2019
New research published by the TUC shows nearly 7 in 10 (68%) lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) people report being sexually harassed at work. The study found that: (1) 42% of LGBT people said colleagues made unwelcome comments or asked unwelcome questions about their sex life
4 June 2019