Employment Law News Updates and HR Articles
An employee who was sacked because she used a work PC for online shopping during her breaks has won her claim for unfair dismissal and has been awarded £16,000. In late 2017 Ashley McMahon was questioned by the office manager, Mrs Finlayson about her...read more
Pobl Group, a housing association, organised diversity training for its staff on the 8th March 2018. Teresa Georges was a cleaner for the Group, recently employed on the 4th January 2018.During this training, the trainer wrote the ‘N-word’ on a flipchart...read more
In the case of Frudd v Partington Group, the EAT had to decide whether wardens/receptionists who were on call from evening to morning were working on "time work" and therefore entitled to National Minimum Wage. The Claimants, who worked at a caravan site,...read more
The Court of Appeal has unanimously ruled against a railway signal box worker who claimed his inability to take an uninterrupted break at work amounted to a breach of his working time rights Under Working Time Regulations (WTR) 1998, adult workers are...read more
Employee with depression awarded £35,000 after being denied flexible working A DWP employee who suffered from depression has been awarded £35,677 after he was denied flexible working hours by his employer and in doing so, failed to make reasonable...read more
There has been uncertainty for a while on the status of zero hours contracts. We now have some clarity… A zero-hours contract is an arrangement whereby an individual agrees to be available for work as and when required, yet the employer is not obliged to...read more
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