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Disability discrimination: Dismissal was not discriminatory where the employee told the employer about her disability after she was dismissed

Disability discrimination: Dismissal was not discriminatory where the employee told the employer about her disability after she was dismissed

The EAT has upheld a tribunal’s decision that the dismissal of an employee for poor performance was not discriminatory where the employee told the emp ...

Worker status: Courier with a limited right of substitution was a worker

Worker status: Courier with a limited right of substitution was a worker

The Court of Appeal has held that a courier’s right to notify other couriers that his delivery slot was available was not an unfettered right of subst ...

Menopause: Disability discrimination

Menopause: Disability discrimination

The EAT has held that an employment tribunal had not properly considered whether an employee’s menopausal symptoms amounted to a disability. THE FACTS ...

Collective redundancy consultation: Special circumstances defence

Collective redundancy consultation: Special circumstances defence

The EAT has held that an employer could not rely on its compulsory liquidation as a “special circumstance” allowing it to defend a claim of failure to ...

“Fire and re-hire” bill

“Fire and re-hire” bill

The Government has blocked a private member’s bill which aimed to curb the practice of "fire and rehire". THE FACTS Employers who wish to make detrime ...

Employment Matters - November 2021

Employment Matters - November 2021

DAC Beachcroft's Employment Matters focuses on some of the most interesting cases and events occurring within the Employment Law sector. Case law deve ...

Menopause: Disability discrimination - NHS

Menopause: Disability discrimination - NHS

The EAT has held that an employment tribunal had not properly considered whether an employee’s menopausal symptoms amounted to a disability. THE FACTS ...

Employment Matters - November 2021 - Independent Health

Employment Matters - November 2021 - Independent Health

DAC Beachcroft's Employment Matters focuses on some of the most interesting cases and events occurring within the Employment Law sector. Case law deve ...

Employment Matters - November 2021 - Public Health

Employment Matters - November 2021 - Public Health

DAC Beachcroft's Employment Matters focuses on some of the most interesting cases and events occurring within the Employment Law sector. Case law deve ...

Kostal UK Ltd v Dunkley: Supreme court judgment

Kostal UK Ltd v Dunkley: Supreme court judgment

As we reported, in 2019 the Court of Appeal considered section 145B of the Trade Union Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act (TULR(C)A) for the first t ...