Tag Archives: employment law

Looking at 2023 Employment Litigation Trends

In the upcoming year, employers may encounter legal battles related to the standards within their industries. These challenges, brought forth by unions and advocates, will address topics such as the rights of employees, the status of workers, and whistleblowing. Associate …

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Employers could sue unions under new anti-strike laws

The government is reported to be considering a change in strike laws that would bring in “minimum service level” requirements across six sectors, including health, rail and education. Under the proposed changes, a strike could be deemed unlawful if unions …

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Ms R Jandu v Marks and Spencer: Dyslexic shop worker discriminated against

The case serves as a cautionary tale for employers approaching a redundancy exercise and highlights the pitfalls that even large employers may fall into when seeking to dismiss employees. Ms Jandu, who is dyslexic, had worked for the well-known retailer …

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Avoiding flashpoints in returning to the workplace

Daniel Zona, an Employment lawyer with Collyer Bristow, gives his views on how employers can avoid conflict and potential discrimination claims now that workplace social distancing rules have been eased. Running time: 6 mins

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Coronavirus: Police Powers and employment implications

The police now have the power to give any individual who refuses to follow the government guidance an on-the-spot fine of £60, which is reduced to £30 if paid within 14 days. If an individual persistently breaches the guidance, then …

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Coronavirus: Key Employment Considerations for Private Households

As the COVID-19 pandemic develops, employers face the ongoing challenge of ensuring compliance with the latest government guidance. This requirement doesn’t just apply to large organisations but affects employers of all sizes, including private households. We take a look at: …

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