MPs will today debate a parliamentary bill that seeks to make unpaid trial shifts illegal.
Tags: Employment law
Tesco is facing a demand for up to £4bn in back pay from thousands of mainly female shopworkers in what could become the UK’s largest ever equal pay claim.
Six months after the Taylor report called for widespread change to UK working practices, the Government has published its response, taking action on all but one of the recommendations.
Gender pay gaps at more than 500 large companies have been revealed under rules put in place by the Government.
Whilst it is the time of year to ‘let your hair down’ and celebrate success and hard work with colleagues, Christmas parties have also become synonymous with misbehaviour, and often, employers simply do not know how to manage and avoid it.
2017 was an interesting year for employment law with Brexit, the gender pay gap, sexual harassment and the gig economy dominating the headlines and we can expect 2018 to continue in the same vein. ELAS employment law consultant Enrique Garcia takes a look at the areas to watch in the year ahead.
Primark and Sports Direct have been ‘named and shamed’ by the Government for failing to pay the minimum wage to thousands of workers.
Morrisons staff are to be awarded a payout over a data breach that occurred when a disgruntled former member of its staff stole the data of thousands of employees and posted it online.
Stephen Moore, head of employment and partner at Ashfords LLP, discusses the recent Uber ruling that all drivers should be considered as workers.
A marketing firm is granting its non-smoking staff an additional six days of leave a year to make up for the time off smokers take for cigarette breaks.
Film producer Harvey Weinstein, one of the most powerful men in Hollywood, has been sacked by his own company amid a slew of sexual harassment allegations that reportedly date back decades.
The Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE) continue to generate difficult questions, more than 35 years after they were originally introduced in 1981.
Will the shutting down of Uber in London be a blow to the wider gig economy?
A company that spied on an employee’s Yahoo Messenger account broke European human rights law guaranteeing privacy, judges ruled in a landmark decision.
The number of senior managers in financial services firms could be held personally responsible for mis-conduct has rocketed to 72,000, according to new research from law firm Cleveland & Co.