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Employment Matters - September 2021

Employment Matters - September 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 ...

Entitlement to insured income protection: Importance of contractual wording

Entitlement to insured income protection: Importance of contractual wording

The EAT has upheld a tribunal decision requiring an employer to make payments directly to an employee in respect of annual increases to his long-term ...

Disability discrimination: Indefinite pay protection not a reasonable adjustment

Disability discrimination: Indefinite pay protection not a reasonable adjustment

Indefinite pay protection for a disabled employee who moved roles would not have been a reasonable adjustment. THE FACTS Mrs Aleem was a science teach ...

Disability discrimination: Reasonable adjustments prevented application of absence management policy being discriminatory

Disability discrimination: Reasonable adjustments prevented application of absence management policy being discriminatory

The EAT has held that an employer who had redeployed a disabled employee with protected pay and supported her unsuccessful attempts to find alternativ ...

Disability discrimination: Employer had no knowledge of disability

Disability discrimination: Employer had no knowledge of disability

The EAT has upheld a decision that an employee was not disabled or, if he was, that his employer had no knowledge of any disability.  THE FACTS Mr Sec ...

Unfair dismissal: Right of appeal in redundancy dismissals

Unfair dismissal: Right of appeal in redundancy dismissals

The Court of Appeal has confirmed that the absence of any appeal does not of itself make a redundancy dismissal unfair, but that it is one of the many ...

Employment Matters - September 2021 - Public Health

Employment Matters - September 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 ...

Government launch consultation on making COVID-19 and flu vaccination mandatory in the health and wider social care sector

Government launch consultation on making COVID-19 and flu vaccination mandatory in the health and wider social care sector

On 9 September, the Government opened a six week public consultation on making vaccination a condition of deployment in the health and wider social ca ...

Employment Matters - September 2021 - Independent Health

Employment Matters - September 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 ...

Discrimination: The Supreme Court has confirmed that claimants bear the initial burden of proof to establish a prima facie case in discrimination claims.

Discrimination: The Supreme Court has confirmed that claimants bear the initial burden of proof to establish a prima facie case in discrimination claims.

The Supreme Court has confirmed that claimants bear the initial burden of proof in discrimination claims. The Equality Act 2010 did not change the req ...