The British Airways worker who won a landmark legal claim for the right to wear a crucifix at work has launched a new employment tribunal claim against her employer.
A Swedish Muslim woman has won compensation after her job interview with a translation company was swiftly ended when she declined to shake hands with a male interviewer.
Police chiefs have vowed to address sexual harassment across the force after it emerged a high proportion of police officers and staff had witnessed or experienced some form of inappropriate behaviour.
More than half of over-50s feel unsupported at work although millions of employees are planning to work longer than they had previously expected and despite the emergence of a widening skills gap in the UK, according to new research.
A 17-year-old schoolgirl receptionist at a Pizza Hut Delivery branch in east London has been awarded £15,800 after winning a claim of sexual harassment at employment tribunal.
Updated to include information on R (on the application of AR) v Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police and another, in which the Supreme Court held that, although the disclosure of the job applicant's acquittal for rape was an interference with his human rights, it was justified.
In R (on the application of AR) v Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police and another, the Supreme Court held that, although the disclosure of the appellant's acquittal for rape was an interference with his human rights, it was justified. However, the Court expressed concern at the lack of guidance for employers on how to deal with disclosures of serious criminal charges that result in acquittals.
Leading UK-headquartered law firm Allen & Overy (A&O) has come under fire from MPs for failing to include £1.5m of payouts to senior partners in its gender pay gap report. It is the only one of the five "magic circle" of leading law firms to have so far failed to provide pay gap calculations including partners.
In South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust v Lee and others, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that a decision to withdraw a job offer that was at least partially influenced by a reference that focused on the applicant's sickness absence levels was discriminatory.
The gender pay gap reporting requirement should be widened to include organisations that employ more than 50 people and the publication of an action plan for closing their pay gap, a group of MPs has recommended.
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