The latest employment law news for HR professionals and in-house lawyers:
- Discrimination: Calling a male employee "bald" did amount to sexual harassment: In the case of Finn v The British Bung Manufacturing Company Limited an Employment Tribunal has found that calling a man "bald" did amount to sexual harassment under the Equality Act 2010 ("the Act").
- Covid-19: EAT considers when an employee can refuse to attend the workplace: In the case of Rodgers v Leeds Laser Cutting Limited the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has upheld the Employment Tribunal decision that Mr Rodgers' dismissal when he did not return to work because of concerns related to the Coronavirus pandemic was not automatically unfair. The judgment provides the first appellate decision considering these issues.
- Unpicking the P&O redundancies: P&O Ferries have admitted that they did not comply with collective redundancy consultation requirements under UK law. In this article we look behind the headlines to consider how and why P&O cut those corners.
- Key payments and limits 2022/23 and revised Vento bands: We take a look at the compensation limits and statutory payment increases as of April 2022 and the revised Vento bands published by the Presidents of the Employment Tribunals.
- DWF comments on ONS analysis on hybrid working: Our comment on the ONS analysis published on hybrid working.
- UK Four Day Working Week Pilot Might be Key Differentiator for Employers: DWF employment partner comments on the four day week pilot programme in the UK.
- Pensions Insights May 2022: In our monthly update, Pensions Insights, we give you our take on the latest highlights in the world of pensions law and policy.
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