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15 Sep 2017
A new Data Protection Bill was published on 14 September by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport. The Bill aims to bring the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) standards into national law ahead of the UK’s exit from the European Union.
07 Sep 2017
In a surprising decision, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights has overturned a previous judgement of its own lower Chamber and found that in failing to protect an employee from his employer’s e-mail monitoring, the Romanian government had violated his right to privacy under Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights (‘ECHR’).
by Ruth Nodder in News
01 Aug 2017
The EAT has given judgment in the case of Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council v Willetts and Others, deciding that the calculation of holiday pay for the four weeks’ holiday guaranteed under the EU Working Time Directive must include payments for voluntary overtime where these form part of the worker’s “normal remuneration”.
by Sara Meyer in News
26 Jul 2017
The Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that the Employment Tribunal fees regime is unlawful.
13 Jul 2017
The Court of Appeal has handed down its decision in the case of Chesterton Global Limited (t/a Chestertons) and another v Nurmohamed
12 Jul 2017
The Review makes a number of recommendations as to how the law on employment status could be clarified and employment protections improved.
28 Jun 2017
On 23 June, EEF published a new report based on a survey of 243 manufacturing employers, regional focus groups and one-to-one discussions with manufacturers. The report looks at how EU nationals form part of the UK’s manufacturing workforce and sets out recommendations on how the Government should act to ensure that manufacturers can continue to access their vital skills post-Brexit.
20 Jun 2017
Could an employer who fails to pay an employee salary when they cease to be eligible for PHI be guilty of discrimination arising from a disability?
06 Jun 2017
The recent Employment Appeal Tribunal (‘EAT’) decision in the case of Charlesworth v Dransfields Engineering Services Ltd provides some helpful guidance on discrimination arising from disability, in the context of a disabled employee made redundant following a period of sickness absence.
by Beth Unwin in News
10 May 2017
Multiple choice test discriminated against job applicant with Asperger's syndrome
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