News and articles – Employment Law Advice — Employees
An RAF corporal who claims to have suffered sexual discrimination, harassment and victimisation at work has struck an important blow for armed forces personnel who wish to bring such complaints before a civilian employment tribunal (ET).
The Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) has, this morning, ruled that it is wrong for employers to only take into account basic pay when calculating how much an employee should be paid while they are on holiday.
In a startling case which exposed bitter strife at managerial level within an NHS trust, a senior employee who was sworn at and threatened by a colleague has nevertheless failed to convince a judge that she was bullied and harassed into a mental breakdown.
A publishing company employee who was sacked for whistleblowing has won more than £18,000 in damages after the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) rejected arguments that her own blameworthiness was such that her dismissal was inevitable.
A number of changes to employment law took effect from 6 April and 30 June this year, another has been delayed until October. Some of these changes are helpful to employers but others will lead to increased costs.