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  • Religious discrimination: Justifying shift rota requiring work on Sabbath

    20 March 2019

    In The City of Oxford Bus Services Ltd t/a Oxford Bus Company v Harvey, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that, when deciding if an employer's working arrangements are justified, the tribunal must focus on justifying the rule in the particular circumstances of the business, rather than the application of the rule to the individual.

  • Maternity leave: Redundancy form sent to employee's inaccessible work email address

    13 March 2019

    In South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust v Jackson and others, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that, as long as the miscommunication came from an administrative error, an employee whose redundancy redeployment form was sent to an inaccessible work email address was not unfavourably treated because she was on maternity leave.

  • Working time: Compensatory rest period need not be one continuous break of 20 minutes

    13 March 2019

    In Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd v Crawford, the Court of Appeal held that, under reg.24 of the Working Time Regulations 1998 (SI 1998/1833), a compensatory rest period need not consist of an uninterrupted 20 minutes provided that it has the same value in terms of contributing to the worker's wellbeing.

  • Breach of contract: Suspension must be "reasonable and proper" response to misconduct allegations

    5 March 2019

    In London Borough of Lambeth v Agoreyo, the Court of Appeal held that the proper test for the courts for deciding if an employee's suspension breached the implied term of trust and confidence is whether or not the employer's decision to suspend was a "reasonable and proper" response to the allegations.

  • TUPE: Dismissal prior to transfer for reasons "personal" to employee was unfair

    5 March 2019

    In Hare Wines Ltd v Kaur and another, the Court of Appeal upheld the tribunal's decision that the employee's dismissal was automatically unfair by reason of a TUPE transfer because the employer had not taken action to resolve her poor working relationships prior to the transfer, but did so by dismissing her at the time of the transfer.

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