In Capita Customer Management Ltd v Ali and another, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that the failure to pay a father shared parental pay at the same rate as an employee on maternity leave is not sex discrimination.
MPs have launched an inquiry into workplace sexual harassment to discover how employers and the Government could better protect staff.
Consultant editor Darren Newman looks at amendments to "cut red tape" made to the Equality Act by the previous coalition Government - which, in light of the harassment and inequality issues now being exposed on a regular basis, seem particularly ill advised and outdated.
The law should be strengthened to protect women from sexual harassment by third parties, as well as colleagues, a gender equality charity has recommended.
Cases on appeal provides news on key case law developments that are expected.
We predict the key cases for 2018 and assess their likely impact. We explain why employment status will remain in the spotlight, and we discuss the ramifications of the ECJ's recent decision on holiday pay.
Updated to include information on Capita Customer Management Ltd v Ali and another, in which the EAT gave the first appellate decision on a direct sex discrimination claim related to shared parental pay.
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.
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has held that a height restriction for applicants to the Greek police academy cannot be justified and constitutes indirect sex discrimination.
An employment tribunal has held that an employer committed direct sex discrimination when it rejected a female chef's request to do paid extra work at a private event organised by the head of sales, who said that it was an all-male event and that a male chef would be preferable.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to sex discrimination.