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.
This article looks at the structure of nationally and locally negotiated conditions of service in local authorities.
The High Court has held that the suspension of a teacher was a "knee-jerk" reaction and in breach of the implied term of trust and confidence between the employer and employee.
This article looks at factors for local authority employers to consider when determining entitlement to sick pay.
This article looks at the public sector apprenticeship target, which applies to certain public bodies in England.
This article looks at the factors that local authority employers should take into account when determining employees' continuous service.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that entirely voluntary overtime should be included in normal remuneration for calculating holiday pay.
This article looks at the various requirements on local authorities to publish information about their pay policies and structures.
In City of York Council v Grosset EAT/0015/16, the EAT upheld a tribunal's decision that the dismissal of a teacher who showed an 18-rated film to a class of vulnerable 15- and 16-year-olds amounted to discrimination because of something arising from his disability under s.15 of the Equality Act 2010. The evidence available to the tribunal enabled a permissible conclusion that the misconduct arose in consequence of disability, and that dismissal was not objectively justified.
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