In Stolk v Hunts Foodservice Ltd and another, an employment tribunal awarded the claimant £11,028 after finding that pre-termination negotiations were admissible as evidence of pregnancy and maternity discrimination.
In Lenlyn UK Ltd v Kular EAT/0108/16, the EAT held that an employer's offer to an employee of a settlement agreement did not constitute a "protected conversation" because the employer had acted improperly in all the circumstances, and in doing so had also breached trust and confidence.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that the circumstances surrounding a protected conversation made dismissal appear a foregone conclusion and amounted to a fundamental breach of contract.
David Malamatenios is partner at Colman Coyle solicitors. He rounds up the latest rulings.
In DLA Piper's latest case report, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) confirmed the privilege that applies to protected conversations cannot be waived and extends not only to the content of those protected conversations, but also to the fact of the conversations taking place.
David Malamatenios is a partner, and Linda Quinn, Krishna Santra, Sandra Martins and Melissa Powys-Rodrigues are solicitors at Colman Coyle Solicitors. They round up the latest rulings.
David Malamatenios is a partner and Colin Makin, Sandra Martins, Melissa Powys- Rodrigues and Linda Quinn are associates at Colman Coyle Solicitors. They round up the latest rulings.
Sinead Jones is an associate, and Phil Dupres and Beckie Howlett are trainee solicitors at Addleshaw Goddard. They round up the latest rulings.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that compromise agreements preventing employees from bringing equal pay claims against a council are valid, even though the employees had been advised by solicitors engaged by the council.
Niki Walker, managing associate at Addleshaw Goddard, details the latest rulings.
Employment law cases: HR and legal information and guidance relating to settlement agreements.
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