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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...
Vaccination issues for employers

Vaccination issues for employers

Vaccination issues for employers Whilst the vaccine is currently only being rolled out to priority groups, its anticipated that it will be available to the wider population in the not too distant future. Employers hoping for a return to the workplace will need to...
Employment Law Update – January 2021

Employment Law Update – January 2021

Employment Law Update – January 2021 We are pleased to provide you with the Herrington Carmichael employment law update for January 2021. This is a keynote summary of some of the main developments in employment law in the last month. 1. New Gender Pay Gap Reporting...