Important UK employment law cases
Monday 13 May, 2013
An employee’s start date was not brought forward by attending a client meeting at the employer’s request before the date specified as the start date in the contract.
Friday 10 May, 2013
An employer was contractually bound to pay bonuses to employees from a guaranteed bonus pool announced at a staff meeting.
Thursday 9 May, 2013
The question of whether post-termination victimisation is unlawful under the Equality Act has been considered by the EAT for a second time and this time it has ruled that it is.
Wednesday 8 May, 2013
An employer which agreed two options for a pay increase with a union was not entitled to award the lower of the two.
Tuesday 7 May, 2013
Homophobic comments made by a football club’s shareholder were evidence of discrimination.
Thursday 2 May, 2013
A tribunal was wrong to conclude that a joint consultative committee was an “appropriate representative” which could be consulted about collective redundancies.
Tuesday 30 April, 2013
No Obligation to Inform and Consult in Respect of Employees Employed in Part of Business Not Transferred
Thursday 18 April, 2013
An employer has been ordered to pay a protective award of 45 days’ pay after it failed to provide agency worker information during collective redundancy consultation, even though it did not use agency workers at the workplace it was closing down.
Monday 8 April, 2013
An employee was dismissed by reason of redundancy even though performance issues had played a part.
Wednesday 3 April, 2013
An employer who dismissed an employee as a result of a disagreement over the terms of his contract did not have a fair reason for dismissal on the basis that trust and confidence had broken down.