Monthly Archives: June 2017

Tribunal decides Shared Parental Leave pay should match Maternity pay

An employment tribunal has held an employer liable for direct sex discrimination on the basis that it pays shared parental leave, which can be taken by both genders, at a lower rate than that of enhanced maternity pay. This ruling … Continue reading

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Holiday Pay: series of deductions broken by gaps of three months or longer

The Employment Appeals Tribunal has confirmed that a three month gap breaks the series of deductions in the context of an unlawful deductions claim. This will provide employers who are facing holiday pay claims with some welcome news. Background In … Continue reading

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Employment Appeals Tribunal reinforces strictness of time limits

The Employment Appeals Tribunal ruling in J v K and another reminds employers and employees of the strict time limits enforced by tribunals. This decision indicates that tribunals are unlikely to extend deadlines, even where the delay is as little … Continue reading

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The price for breaching the right to be accompanied? £2

Employees have a statutory right to be accompanied to a disciplinary or grievance hearing by a colleague or trade union official of their choice. The recent case of Gnahoua v Abellio London Ltd may be heartening to employers who have … Continue reading

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