Britons overwhelmingly back keeping - often strengthening - workers' rights derived from the EU post Brexit, according to research published today.
We discuss the implications for employers of the recent ECJ decision in The Sash Window Workshop and another v King, which opens up the risk of backdated claims for unpaid holiday.
When the Government revealed its plans to bolster workers' rights from their first day at work under its Good Work plan earlier this week, details were initially scarce.
Updated to include a reference to the Merchant Shipping (Maritime Labour Convention) (Hours of Work) Regulations 2018, which consolidate and update the Merchant Shipping (Hours of Work) Regulations 2002.
The Government consults on the recommendations in the "Taylor review of modern working practices" for achieving greater transparency and clarity between workers and employers in the labour market.
In Crawford v Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that, as far as possible, compensatory rest must comprise a continuous 20-minute rest break, not an aggregate 20 minutes of shorter breaks.
Cases on appeal provides news on key case law developments that are expected.
In Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council v Willetts  IRLR 870 EAT, the EAT held that payments for regularly worked voluntary overtime are part of a worker's "normal remuneration" for the purposes of calculating a week's pay in respect of a worker's holiday pay entitlement.
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.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to working time.