Important UK employment law cases
Tuesday 20 March, 2012
The EAT has confirmed that employers can use subjective selection criteria when selecting a redundant employee to fill an alternative role.
Thursday 15 March, 2012
A relocation of six miles because of a TUPE transfer was a substantial change in bus drivers’ working conditions to their material detriment, entitling them to resign and claim automatic unfair dismissal.
Thursday 8 March, 2012
Where a transferee dismissed transferring employees and offered them work as franchisees, there was an economic, technical or organisational reason for the dismissals entailing changes in the workforce, making the dismissals potentially fair.
Wednesday 7 March, 2012
Employees who happened to work on a particular contract because of the shift they worked were not an “organised grouping of employees” and so did not transfer when the contract changed hands.
Tuesday 28 February, 2012
The Court of Appeal has issued important guidance for employers considering whether to suspend an employee suspected of misconduct or whether to refer allegations to the Police.
Monday 27 February, 2012
An employer’s decision to limit a redundancy selection pool to one employee was open to challenge as being unfair.
Wednesday 22 February, 2012
Collective redundancy consultation obligations were not triggered when fixed-term contracts expired.
Wednesday 15 February, 2012
The Court of Appeal has held that a fixed-share partner in a limited liability partnership was not an employee.
Tuesday 14 February, 2012
Should mothers of surrogate babies be allowed to take paid maternity leave?
Monday 13 February, 2012
Employment Tribunal holds that post-employment victimisation is not unlawful under the Equality Act.