The European Court of Justice has been asked to decide whether obesity is a disability, and therefore whether obese people are entitled to have reasonable adjustments made to their role so that their size
If the Conservatives win the next election, David Cameron will take measures to make it more difficult for workers in “essential services” to strike. Various strikes have taken place recently, including
The Government has asked the Low Pay Commission to look at ways of streamlining the minimum wage rate applying to apprentices in order to avoid employers claiming that they did not realise they had to
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has found that a Scottish football referee was not an employee of the Scottish Football Association for the purposes of making an unfair dismissal claim. It was, however,
As part of the increased enforcement of National Minimum Wage legislation, the Government decided a while ago to publically publish the names of employers who are found to have broken the law by underpaying
The Queen opened the final session of Parliament with a speech setting out the Government’s plans for employment law.
The main features were an intention to crack down on employers who breach national
Unofficial reports on Twitter appear to indicate Labour’s intention to abolish employment tribunal fees if they are successful in the general election next year.
Several moves have been made in the
When the Government resolved to amend the law surrounding the transfer of an undertaking (commonly known as TUPE), it decided to phase the changes in. Most amendments took effect for transfers taking place
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has recently handed down a judgment which widens the scope of its assessment in a direct discrimination claim to further than the sole individual whose actions, it is alleged,