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Government amends the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill

The Government has announced that it will amend the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill to remove the two-year qualifying period for unfair dismissal claims where the alleged reason for dismissal is political opinion or affiliation, to take account of the European Court of Human Rights decision in Redfearn v United Kingdom. In this case, a…

Regional pay plans are unfair, says TUC

Government plans for regional pay for public servants are unfair and would be bad for NHS patients and schoolchildren in poorer areas, according to a poll carried out for the Trades Union Congress (TUC). In the poll, 65 per cent of respondents agreed that the proposals for local or regional pay in the public sector…

Employment Tribunal criticised for using too much public time and money

Employment tribunals were up against it as Lord Justice Mummery, former Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) president, defended the workings of employment tribunals as he rejected an appeal case that had previously been criticised at the EAT for using so much public time and money. Elise Gayle had appealed against the EAT’s rejection of her claim…