In Santos Gomes v Higher Level Care Ltd, the Court of Appeal held that compensation for injury to feelings is not available in a claim under the Working Time Regulations 1998 (SI 1998/1833) for a failure to provide 20-minute rest breaks..
The Ministry of Justice has released its latest round of data on tribunals - the first full quarter since fees were abolished last summer.
In Hale v Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that the decision to instigate the disciplinary procedure was not a one-off act, but the start of a state of affairs that would continue until the conclusion of the disciplinary process.
In South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service v Mansell and others, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that workers can be awarded compensation for injury to feelings in working time detriment claims.
In Carrabyne v Department for Work and Pensions, the employment tribunal awarded £110,165 to a disabled claimant who was dismissed while on a final written attendance warning following an absence unrelated to her disabilities.
The Government consults on the recommendations in the "Taylor review of modern working practices" on the enforcement of employment rights.
We discuss mediation in the workplace and the benefits it can offer your organisation.
In R (on the application of Unison) v Lord Chancellor  IRLR 911 SC, the Supreme Court held that the requirement for claimants to pay a fee to bring an employment tribunal claim is unlawful and that the legislation that introduced the fees must be quashed.
The Supreme Court has considered whether or not an employment tribunal has jurisdiction to hear a complaint by a doctor against the General Medical Council for discrimination.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to employment disputes.