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warning for sickness absence

Is it discrimination to issue a warning for high levels of sickness absence?

The EAT has considered whether it was discrimination to issue an employee with a warningView Article

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Can an employee be summarily dismissed without prior warnings despite the fact that there is no single act of gross misconduct?

An employer can dismiss an employee for gross misconduct where an employee has not beenView Article

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gross misconduct
dress code

Is it discrimination to require an employee to wear high heels?

We reported last year on the Government response to the House of Commons and EqualitiesView Article

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Is a knowledge of the consequences of disability required?

Under the Equality Act, an employer discriminates against an employee if it treats the employeeView Article

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disability discrimination
notice period

When does notice of termination of employment take effect?

If an employee is dismissed on written notice posted to his home address, when doesView Article

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Variation of contracts of employment: is an employee’s silence acceptance?

Where an employer wishes to vary an employee’s contract of employment, they need to considerView Article

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contract of employment
Employment Tribunal claims

EMPLOYMENT LAW UPDATE – 19 JUNE 2018

WITH MASTERCLASS ON AVOIDING AND DEALING WITH EMPLOYMENT TRIBUNAL CLAIMS. THE BARN AT BERKELEY –View Article

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Is it discrimination not to enhance shared parental leave pay?

We reported last year on the debate about whether it is direct sex discrimination forView Article

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shared parental leave
sexual harassment

How to end sexual harassment at work? EHRC report on turning the tables

Sexual harassment is unwanted conduct of a sexual nature, which has the purpose or effectView Article

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The rise in Employment Tribunal claims

In July 2017, the Supreme Court unanimously declared that Employment Tribunal fees should be abolished,View Article

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employment tribunal claims
bumping

Is an employer required to consider “bumping” in a redundancy situation if this is not suggested by the employee?

Employees with more than 2 years’ service have the right not to be unfairly dismissed.View Article

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Is parity of terms for an agency worker assessed term by term or as a package?

Under the Agency Workers Regulations 2010 (AWR), once an agency worker has been working forView Article

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agency worker

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