In the wake of events at Byron Hamburgers, BDBF’s Paul McAleavey considers employers’ competing legal obligations to prevent illegal working while also maintaining the trust and confidence of their employees. Originally published in the Solicitors’ Journal on 16 August 2016.
Samantha Prosser discusses recent measures taken by Massachusetts to reduce pay inequality and considers the position in UK law.
BDBF considers some of the bigger changes expected in the coming months and years to equality law.
When will an employee be able to claim an uplift for breach of the Acas Code?
Tottenham Hotspur did not need to pay employer’s National Insurance contributions in respect of the payments it made to Peter Crouch and Wilson Palacios when they transferred to Stoke City.
An Employment Tribunal has ordered that an unfairly dismissed employee be reinstated on restricted duties to the job from which she was dismissed 9 years previously.
The High Court has passed an injunction requiring that confidential information be deleted from the computers of the ex-employee and his new employer.
Domestic workers who are mistreated because of their vulnerable immigration status may not pursue race discrimination claims against their employers.
In a workplace where everyone works late, does the expectation of long working hours discriminate against disabled employees who struggle to comply?
Did G4S’s policy against wearing religious symbols at work discriminate against a Muslim employee who wanted to wear her headscarf?