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Strike out orders in the Employment Tribunal

Strike out orders in the Employment Tribunal

Strike out orders in the Employment Tribunal Employment Tribunals have the power to strike out a claim at any stage if the case has no reasonable prospects of success. In the recent case of Cox v Adecco, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) found that an Employment...
Shared Parental Leave Sex Discrimination Claim

Shared Parental Leave Sex Discrimination Claim

Shared Parental Leave Sex Discrimination Claim Can a man on Shared Parental Leave use a woman on Adoption Leave as a comparator in a sex discrimination claim? The recent Employment Appeal Tribunal decision in Price v Powys County Council says not. The Decision in...
Landmark Decision for Asda Workers

Landmark Decision for Asda Workers

Landmark Decision for Asda Workers In a landmark Supreme Court decision, retail employees of Asda which include shop floor workers and other front of house staff are now one step closer to succeeding in their claim for equal pay. In this ongoing lengthy dispute...
National Minimum Wage and ‘Sleep-in’ Shifts

National Minimum Wage and ‘Sleep-in’ Shifts

National Minimum Wage and ‘Sleep-in’ Shifts The Supreme Court has ruled that ‘sleep-in shift time’ is not considered ‘work’ for the purposes of the national minimum wage. As a result, care workers who sleep at or near their workplace as part of their job while on...
Balancing conflicting views in the workplace

Balancing conflicting views in the workplace

Balancing conflicting views in the workplace Can you dismiss an employee for voicing religious views at work? The case of Page v Lord Chancellor decided that a magistrate had not been discriminated against after he was dismissed for declining to order a same-sex...
Herrington Carmichael assists in the formation of new fitness group

Herrington Carmichael assists in the formation of new fitness group

Herrington Carmichael assists in the formation of new fitness group Herrington Carmichael LLP assisted Boom Cycle, the UK’s first boutique cycling business, in its partnership alongside fellow boutique boxing brand KOBOX, resulting in the formation of the boutique...