What are the main tenets of the European Convention on Human Rights?
What are the implications of art.14 of the European Convention on Human Rights: the prohibition of discrimination?
What is the Human Rights Act 1998?
What are the implications for employers of art.8 of the European Convention on Human Rights (the right to respect for private and family life, home and correspondence)?
What are the implications of art.9 of the European Convention on Human Rights: the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion?
What are the implications of art.10 of the European Convention on Human Rights: the right to freedom of expression?
What are the implications of art.11 of the European Convention on Human Rights: the right to freedom of assembly and association?
UK legislation currently prohibits discrimination on grounds of sex, marital status, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, national or ethnic origins, age, disability,
sexual orientation, religion or belief, and trade union membership or
non-membership. Whether or not workers can use art.14 in aid of a contention
that they have suffered unlawful discrimination remains to be seen.
Can an employer prevent employees from political campaigning at the workplace in support of a particular political party?
How should an employer deal with a complaint from an employee that a colleague is expressing political views that he or she finds offensive?
Is an employer under an obligation to seek employees' permission before placing their photographs on its intranet?
Where an employer has reason to believe that an employee absent on sick leave is working elsewhere can it arrange for covert surveillance?
What are the anti-slavery provisions of the Coroners and Justice Act 2009?
What kind of workers is the anti-slavery legislation intended to protect?
Does the Coroners and Justice Act 2009 introduce new duties for employers that hire seasonal labour or migrant workers?
What is forced or compulsory labour?
What is servitude?
What kind of work is specifically excluded from amounting to forced labour?
Is there any right to legal representation at a disciplinary hearing?
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