Are agency workers entitled to be offered the same number of hours of work as those performed by a permanent employee?Read More
When should an employer have constructive knowledge of disability in circumstances where an employee has not been forthcoming about her disability?
A survey by the Employment Lawyers Association (ELA) found that not only are Tribunal claims taking many months to get to hearing, the courts are also taking much longer to reply to written correspondence than they did a year agoRead More
The Women and Equalities Committee has issued a report making it clear that NDA "gagging clauses" should not be used to prevent employees from discussing allegations of discrimination and harassment with other staff.Read More
We need more initiatives if we are going to make progress in increasing diversity and closing the gender gap in employment. One such initiative is to consider the masculine versus feminine language used in recruitment and promotion.Read More
2 cases were heard by the Court of Appeal to determine whether it is discriminatory to pay men on shared parental leave less than an enhanced rate paid to women on maternity leave.
According to a recent survey, 45% of vegan employees have felt discriminated against by their employers, and 31% of those employees surveyed have felt harassed at work or unfairly treated due to their veganism.Read More