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12th December 2017

Employers who wrongly classify workers as self-employed may be liable for years of holiday back payments

The Court of Justice of the European Union has handed down a judgment in Conley King v The Sash Window Workshop Ltd and Richard Dollar (C-214/16) that could see many companies and other employers forced to make large back payments for untaken annual leave entitlements to workers who were wrongly…
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12th December 2017

Qualifications bodies and discrimination claims under the Equality Act 2010

In Michalak (Respondent) v General Medical Council and others (Appellants) [2017] UKSC 71, the House of Lords has held that the Employment Tribunal has jurisdiction to hear a doctor’s complaints of discrimination under the Equality Act 2010 (EqA 2010) against the GMC.
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21st November 2017

Harassment in the workplace

The Financial Times has published a collection of accounts of harassment in the workplace. They are mostly from women who work in the City, and mostly about sexual harassment.
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13th November 2017

PCaW on the BMA's approach to whistleblowing protection for junior doctors.

25th October 2017

ComRes survey on Sexual Harassment

ComRes, has recently conducted a survey on sexual harassment for BBC Radio 5 Live. ComRes interviewed more than 2000 British adults online. The poll was triggered by the recent scandal involving Harvey Weinstein. It made some interesting finding,
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