Labour & European Law Review
10 July 2019
The government has announced a “roadmap” initiative to address gender inequality and empower women of all ages “from school to retirement” (...).
The Court of Appeal has held in Graysons Restaurants Ltd v Jones and Secretary of State for BEIS that potential compensation awards arising from equal pay claims can constitute “arrears of pay” under the law. As such, they form debts to be paid from the National Insurance Fund in the event of an insolvency, whether or not the claims still have to be determined (...).
When considering whether a person has been discriminated against because of “something” arising from a disability, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held in Baldeh v Churches Housing Association of Dudley & District Ltd that the “something” just has to have significant influence in causing the unfavourable treatment, as opposed to constituting the sole or principal cause (...).