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Employment Tribunal Entitled To Re-Label Decision To Dismiss
In a recent Scottish case, the Court of Session has held that an Employment Tribunal (ET) was entitled to re-label the potentially fair reason for an employee's....
14 Oct 2019
Update On "Cherry Picking" The Waiver Of Legal Professional Privilege
Privilege is a well-known right entitling a person who is involved in legal proceedings, in certain circumstances, to withhold documents from inspection by their opponent during the disclosure process
11 Oct 2019
Reasonable Belief And Whistleblowing Claims
The public interest test was introduced as an additional requirement for whistleblowing protection in 2013
11 Oct 2019
Suspending Employees
In instances of serious misconduct, an employer may in certain circumstances want to suspend an employee who is being investigated as part of a disciplinary process
11 Oct 2019
UK People, Reward And Mobility Newsletter - August 2019
In this issue we look at some of the key employment law developments that have taken place over the past month. In particular, we examine: an employee pursuing a claim despite an illegal employment
30 Aug 2019
Covert Recordings: "For The Times They Are A-Changing"
Almost everyone carries around with them a recording device nowadays, in the form of a smartphone or wearable technology. Where does this leave HR managers and employers
31 Jul 2019
Hiding In Plain Sight: Identifying Hidden Employment Risks In Your Business (Video)
Here are five hidden risks common to many workplaces which employers should prioritise to save your business considerable time and expense in future claims:
United States
24 Jul 2019
Employee Dismissed For Discussing Their Religious Beliefs At Work – Can It Ever Be Fair?
Employers are usually advised to exercise extreme caution where an employee's religion or beliefs are a factor in their own disciplinary process.
5 Jul 2019
Can An Employee's Dismissal Be Discriminatory If The Employer Only Finds Out About The Disability At The Appeal Hearing?
In Baldeh v. Churches Housing Association of Dudley and District Ltd [2019] UKEAT/0290/18, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that, where an employer is unaware of an employee's
7 Jun 2019
Failure To Offer Appeal Hearing Amounts To Unfair Dismissal According To EAT
The appellant in the recent case of Radia v Jeffries International Limited, Mr Radia, was a Managing Director of a regulated financial services company.
22 Apr 2019
The Dangers Of Dismissing An Employee In Close Proximity To A TUPE Transfer
In the recent case of Hare Wines Ltd v. Kaur, the Court of Appeal considered whether the employee's dismissal on the day of a TUPE transfer for allegedly personal reasons was in fact related to TUPE...
9 Apr 2019
Can A Complaint About Defamation Be A Protected Disclosure For The Purpose Of A Whistleblowing Claim?
The Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998 came into force on 2 July 1999, inserting sections 43A to 43L and 103A into the Employment Rights Act 1996 and providing protection for workers reporting malpractices by their employers.
8 Mar 2019
Is It Automatically Unfair To Dismiss Someone Because They Allege That They Will Be Dismissed Unfairly?
In Spaceman v. ISS Mediclean Ltd t/a ISS Facility Service Healthcare the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) considered the circumstances ...
1 Mar 2019
Reasonable Notice Damages For Wrongful Dismissal Cannot Be Determined Via Summary Judgment
The decision from of the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta in Coffey v. Nine Energy Canada Inc., 2018 ABQB 898 [Coffey], provides clarity amidst the conflicting jurisprudential landscape.
3 Jan 2019
Disciplinary Investigations: Common Sense And Even-Handedness Should Prevail
In the recent Employment Tribunal (ET) case of Ball v. First Essex Bus Limited, the claimant, a 60-year-old bus driver who suffers from diabetes, has been successful in his unfair dismissal claim.
27 Nov 2018
Dismissal Of Pilot With Anxiety-Related Sickness Absences Held To Be Procedurally Unfair
In Matthew Guest v. Flybe Limited, the Birmingham Employment Tribunal considered whether the dismissal of a pilot who had various anxiety-related sickness absences was fair and found that it was not.
20 Nov 2018
Amendments To The Singapore Employment Act - Tips For Japanese Companies
The Employment Act (Act) governs a relationship between an employer and an employee, including the terms of employment, rights and obligations on both parties. It was enacted in 1968 and amended several times.
13 Nov 2018
Non-Executive Directors Can Be Liable For A Detriment Suffered By A Whistleblower
In the recent case of Timis and another v. Osipov, the Court of Appeal confirmed that an individual employee, along with the employer
25 Oct 2018
Newsletter Labor Law In The Czech Republic (Czech)
Advokátní kancelář Dentons si Vám dovoluje předložit další vydání pracovně právního newsletteru, který shrnuje novinky v pracovně právní legislativě a judikatuře.
Czech Republic
18 Oct 2018
Extensive Amendments To The Employment Act In The Pipeline
In line with the swing towards greater employee protection in Singapore over the last few years, proposed revisions to the Employment Act (the Act) ...
15 Oct 2018
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