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In Chief Constable of Norfolk v Coffey, the Court of Appeal upheld the tribunal decision that a police constabulary had directly discriminated against an officer because of its perception that her medical condition could develop into a disability in the future.
In Chief Constable of the Police Service of Northern Ireland and another v Agnew, the Northern Ireland Court of Appeal refused to limit workers' historic claims for the unlawful exclusion of overtime from holiday pay calculations.
Consultant editor Darren Newman examines the recent Court of Appeal decision that puts paid - for now at least - to the argument that employers that offer enhanced maternity pay must offer the equivalent for employees on shared parental leave.
Only a fifth of NHS staff say their employer has implemented a sexual harassment policy, indicating that workers believe it is failing to take a tough line on lewd behaviour.
The Metropolitan Police has announced it will recruit part-time constables for the first time in a bid to attract more women into the force.
Junior doctors are to be balloted on whether to accept a four-year deal which will mean annual pay uplifts of 2%.
In East of England Ambulance NHS Trust v Flowers and others, the Court of Appeal held that ambulance workers are contractually entitled to have voluntary overtime included in the calculation of their holiday pay and, under the Working Time Directive (2003/88/EC), to have it included where it is sufficiently regular and settled.
Plans to offer NHS doctors more flexible pensions will need to be part of wider reforms if the government wants to stop clinicians feeling forced to reduce their hours to avoid tax difficulties, the British Medical Association has warned.
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