In Uber BV and others v Aslam and others, the Supreme Court, agreeing with the employment tribunal and lower appeal courts, ruled that Uber drivers are workers and are entitled to receive the national minimum wage and paid annual leave.
In An Operations Coordinator v A Facilities Management Service Provider, the Workplace Relations Commission in Ireland found that a worker was constructively dismissed when she resigned after she raised concerns about safe working and her employer rejected her request to work remotely during the coronavirus pandemic.
In Hurley v East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust, an employment tribunal held that the employee had been unfairly constructively dismissed and that the line manager's practical joke was, of itself, sufficient to amount to a fundamental breach of contract.
In Allay (UK) Ltd v Gehlen, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that the employer's diversity training was not sufficient to amount to a "reasonable steps" defence in a claim of racial harassment committed by one of its employees.
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