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Monthly Archives: November 2016

Rest breaks and the Working Time Regulations

The Employment Appeal Tribunal in the case of Grange v Abellio London Ltd has held that a worker does not need to request a rest break to which he is …

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Airline indirectly discriminated against breastfeeding mothers

Background The two Claimants were crew members who had recently returned from maternity leave and were still breastfeeding. EasyJet’s roster system states that there is no restriction on the length …

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Father wins compensation for shared parental pay discrimination claim

An Employment Tribunal in the case of Snell v Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd has awarded a claimant compensation arising out of a discriminatory shared parental leave policy. Background The Claimant and …

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Uber Decision

Background As previously discussed in our article ‘Tribunal considers employment status of Uber drivers’, the Uber drivers argued that they were workers for the purposes of the Employment Rights Act …

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