News and articles – Employment Law Advice — Employees
From 6th May new legislation requires any claimants to get a certificate number to confirm that they have completed ACAS ‘pre-action conciliation’, before filing an employment tribunal claim.
Early Conciliation is offered by ACAS to help to settle the dispute without going to court. It will become a legal requirement (unless an exemption applies) for a claimant of a tribunal claim to have made an Early Conciliation notification to ACAS from 6 May 2014.
The Equality Act 2010 makes it unlawful to discriminate against someone because of their religion or belief. With religious festivals of all faiths spread throughout the year, employers need to be aware of workers’ rights and some of the issues that can arise.