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Monthly Archives: August 2017

Holiday pay (again)

Background Some employees at Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council (“the Council”) were contracted to work 37 hours per week and were also able to volunteer to perform overtime. The employees could …

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Suspension is not a neutral act

The High Court in the case of Agoreyo v London Borough of Lambeth has held that the suspension of a teacher amounted to a repudiatory breach of contract which entitled …

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Dismissal unfair after 20 months of unauthorised absence

The Employment Appeal Tribunal in the case of Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust v Akinwunmi has upheld a decision that a dismissal was unfair even after 20 months …

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Indirect discrimination and disciplinary proceedings

The Employment Appeal Tribunal in the case of Trayhorn v The Secretary of State for Justice has held that there was no indirect discrimination when a prison worker faced disciplinary …

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Pay inequality in 2017

Most of us would have read or heard about the BBC’s recently published “rich list” which is a list of BBC employees who have a salary of £150,000 or more. …

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