Shared Parental Pay and Discrimination
In the case of Ali v Capita Customer Management Ltd an Employment Tribunal decided that a male employee who took leave to care for his child had suffered direct sex discrimination when he did not receive enhanced pay that would have been available to a female employee.
Boxer v Excel Group Services (In Liquidation)
An Employment Tribunal has decided that an individual was a “worker”, despite being labelled in the contract as self-employed.
TP Host Employee Ownership Inquiry
Earlier this week Turner Parkinson hosted the Manchester hearing of The Ownership Effect Inquiry, an initiative of the Employee Ownership Association, which aim is to evidence the opportunities for employee ownership as both an economic and social enabler.
What’s Next For Employment Law Following The Election?
Whilst the political landscape is still not clear following last week’s election result, we look at the employment-related pledges put forward by the Conservative party in its manifesto.
The Government Legal Service v Brookes
In the case of The Government Legal Service v Brookes, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) upheld a decision of the Employment Tribunal (ET) that a claimant, who had Asperger’s syndrome, had suffered disability discrimination when she was required to take a multiple-choice test as part of the prospective employer’s recruitment process.