Updated to include official statistics from the ONS for December 2018 on days lost to labour disputes and the number of stoppages. The next ONS release date is 19 March 2019.
Updated to reflect that the Supreme Court has granted Ms Tomlinson-Blake, supported by Unison, leave to appeal the Court of Appeal's decision in Royal Mencap Society v Tomlinson-Blake.
Cleaners, receptionists and security guards at the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) and Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) are set to go on strike tomorrow as part of action to demand the London Living Wage.
The courts have seen a significant rise in the number of employment claims brought by large groups of individuals. The most common employee 'class actions' relate to equal pay and worker status. Caroline Stroud from Freshfields looks at the types of class action claims on the increase and how employers should respond.
As always, HR professionals had their fair share of employment law cases to keep track of in 2018, but what were the 10 most important judgments in 2018 that every employer should know about?
Which employment cases will have the biggest impact on HR in 2019? We assess the likely impact on employers of upcoming cases on: the national minimum wage, shared parental leave, holiday pay, restrictive covenants, collective bargaining, covert CCTV, and employment status.
In R (on the application of the Independent Workers Union of Great Britain) v the Central Arbitration Committee and another, the High Court held that Deliveroo riders are not workers and therefore are not automatically entitled to a collective bargaining arrangement.
The High Court has held that Deliveroo riders are self-employed and cannot form a collective bargaining unit.
Birmingham City Council refuse workers are considering whether to go on strike, following allegations that the council "secretly" paid several thousands of pounds to a group of staff that did not take part in industrial action last year.
Hundreds of schools and nurseries are closed in Glasgow after around 8,000 workers began a two-day strike over a long-running dispute about equal pay.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to trade unions and trade union recognition.