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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...
UK’s child citizenship fee appeal upheld

UK’s child citizenship fee appeal upheld

UK’s child citizenship fee appeal upheld The Court of Appeal upheld a ruling in February 2021 that the Home Office failed to assess the best interest of children in setting fee. The Home Office fee of £1,012 for children to naturalise as British citizens is...
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...