Editor's message: Employees have rights relating to almost every aspect of the employment relationship, including the right not to be unfairly dismissed, protection from unlawful deductions from wages, to be paid at least the national minimum wage, the right to holiday and maximum working hours.
Different classes of worker are entitled to different rights. Some statutory rights, such as the right not to be unfairly dismissed, the right to request flexible working and parental leave, depend on the completion of a period of continuous service.
Susan Dennehy, employment law editor
In this week's podcast, we discuss the practicalities of informing and consulting with transferring employees on a TUPE transfer.
Mismanagement of annual leave can have a dramatic impact on a company's business, as demonstrated by Ryanair's cancellation of hundreds of flights after it admitted "messing up" the planning of pilots' holiday. Where do employers commonly get annual leave wrong?
Updated to include information on British Airways v Pinaud, in which the EAT held that a part-time employee had been subjected to less favourable treatment in relation to days of availability to work.
XpertHR is exploring the different ways that employers deal with discipline and grievances among employees. This is a totally confidential survey; neither your name nor the name of your organisation will be identified by XpertHR.
Employees' desire for flexible working far exceeds companies' capacity to offer it, a report published today has found.
Updated to include information on the requirements for processing sensitive personal data and data relating to criminal records under the Data Protection Bill.
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