Expecting Employees to Work Long Hours Results in Potential Disability Discrimination Claims
In the case of Carreras v United First Partners Research (United), an employer’s expectation that an employee work longer hours was found to be a provision, criterion or practice (PCP) for the purposes of a disability discrimination/reasonable adjustments claim.
The Enforceability of Restrictive Covenants
The case of Bartholomews Agri Food Ltd (Bartholomews) v Thornton concerned an application by Bartholomews in which it sought to enforce the terms of a restrictive covenant contained in Mr Thornton’s contract of employment.
Brexit and UK Employment Law
The EU referendum on 23 June 2016 could potentially have a great impact on UK employment law. Many aspects of UK employment law have derived from the EU and this has affected workers’ rights across the economy.
Employment Claims in Sport
The former Newcastle United midfielder, Jonas Gutierrez, has won a disability discrimination claim after the club informed him he would no longer take part in the club’s future following his battle with testicular cancer.
Easdown Promoted at Turner Parkinson
Turner Parkinson, the Manchester-based independent business law firm, has confirmed the promotion of Corporate Director David Easdown to Partner.