Labour & European Law Review
05 December 2018
Research by conciliation experts, Acas, has found that only four in ten workers would “very likely” report an incident of sexual harassment that they experienced at work (...).
The law states that employees are entitled to be accompanied to a disciplinary hearing and to bring claims for unfair dismissal. In Talon Engineering Ltd v Smith, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that an employee was unfairly dismissed when the employer refused to postpone a disciplinary hearing by ten days even though this was not a breach of the right to be accompanied (...).
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held in Nicholls and ors v London Borough of Croydon that if a public health commission team was an “economic entity” under the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006, the tribunal needed to explain why it did not constitute a relevant transfer under the regulations (...).