Holiday Pay [Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council v Willetts & Others]
When a worker is on holiday, they are entitled to be paid their “normal remuneration”. There is no statutory definition of “normal remuneration”.
The Supreme Court has decided that Employment Tribunal fees are unlawful and should be scrapped
The decision has been welcomed by employees and trade unions, but has understandably caused employers a lot of concern.
TP Employment Team Welcome Senior Associate
Turner Parkinson are delighted to welcome Jonathan Royle to the firm, who has joined the Employment team as a Senior Associate.
Taylor Review of Modern Employment Practices
As we have previously reported, Matthew Taylor was appointed by the Government to conduct an independent review of how employment practices need to adapt to fit with the way modern businesses are run. The review was published yesterday, to mixed reaction. We run through some of the key recommendations made in the review.
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.