Paula Chan speaks to International Banker about whether NDAs are an ‘easy fix’ for employers and considers whether they can silence an employee in any circumstance.
The 2021 Queen’s Speech was delivered on 11 May 2021. In this briefing, we take stock of what it had to say about employment law reform.
In Commissioner of the City of London Police v Geldart the Court of Appeal held that an employer did not discriminate against a female employee when it mistakenly withheld an allowance during her maternity leave.
Was it automatically unfair to dismiss an employee for upset and friction caused as a result of him carrying out health and safety duties?
In Sinclair v Trackwork Ltd the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) determined that it was unfair to dismiss an employee who caused friction in the workforce as a result of the way he undertook mandatory health and safety activities.