Labour & European Law Review
24 March 2011
The government last week announced a number of changes to planned legislation under the guise of freeing business from the “burden of red tape”.
When deciding whether a dismissal for redundancy is fair, tribunals have to apply certain objective criteria.
To defend an equal pay claim, employers have to show that any difference in pay between men and women is not tainted by sex discrimination and if it is, that they can objectively justify it.