Updated to include information on Roddis v Sheffield Hallam University, concerning the comparator for a claim under the Part-time Workers (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations 2000, by a lecturer on a zero-hours contract.
An employment tribunal has rejected the unfair dismissal claim of an employee who was caught making a public appearance as a medium while on sick leave.
The High Court has held that an employer breached its implied duty of trust and confidence towards an employee who was not allowed to be accompanied at a disciplinary investigation by his choice of companion.
Updated to take account of the revised NHS terms and conditions of service handbook (Agenda for Change) for NHS Scotland.
David Malamatenios is a partner, Colin Makin, Sandra Martins and Krishna Santra are senior associates, and Hinal Raichura is a trainee at Colman Coyle Solicitors. They round up the latest rulings.
James Buckley, Iain Naylor, Chris McAvoy and Lucy Sorell are associates and Mona Jackson is a trainee solicitor at Addleshaw Goddard LLP. They round up the latest rulings.
David Malamatenios is a partner, and Colin Makin and Krishna Santra are senior associates at Colman Coyle Solicitors. They round up the latest rulings.
In Equality and Human Rights Commission v Earle  IRLR 845 EAT, the EAT held that an employer did not breach the contract of employment when, in light of financial constraints, it decided not to give the incremental pay increase that the employee expected.
In Hounga v Allen and another  IRLR 811 SC, the Supreme Court held that a domestic worker who had knowingly entered the country illegally was entitled to claim discrimination against her employer despite the fact that her employment was unlawful.
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