Equal Pay – Who Are Employees Entitled to Compare Themselves With….
In the recent Preliminary Hearing judgement of Brierley and others v Asda Stores Ltd ET/2406372/2008, an Employment Tribunal held that retail employees were entitled to compare themselves to distribution employees for the purposes of their equal pay claim.
Does Failure to Allow Certain Flexible Working Arrangements for Breastfeeding Mothers Amount to Sex Discrimination…?
… yes according to a recent Employment Tribunal decision in the case of McFarlane and another v easyJet Airline Company Ltd ET/1401496/15 & ET/3401933/15.
HR – Beware!
A number of recent Employment Tribunal claims have considered the role of Human Resources (HR) and its role in disciplinary investigations.
Employers Will Have to Pay Commission as Part of Holiday Pay...
As anticipated, the Court of Appeal confirmed on 7 October 2016, in the significant case of Lock v British Gas Trading Ltd, that employers will have to include result based commission when calculating holiday pay in accordance with the Working Time Regulations 1998 (“WTR”).
National Minimum Wage Rates Have Risen from 1 October 2016
With effect from 1 October 2016, the National Minimum Wage (“NMW”) hourly rates have increased: