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Yearly Archives: 2016

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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The ‘gay-cake’ case update

The Northern Ireland Court of Appeal has decided in the case of Lee v Ashers Baking Company that the bakery committed sexual orientation discrimination when it refused to write a …

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Vanishing Dismissals

The Employment Appeal Tribunal in the case of Folkestone Nursing Home Ltd v Patel was asked to consider whether an employee claiming unfair dismissal had actually been dismissed or whether …

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Free Breakfast Seminar – Mental Health in the Workplace

Free breakfast seminar in partnership with mental health expert Jeremy Thomas.  Employees are critical to the success of your organisation. Mental health issues can lead to negative effects including higher rates of absence and …

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