Labour & European Law Review
01 July 1998
Proposed Amendment to the Acquired Rights Directive
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has given important guidance to Industrial Tribunals on the sequence of steps to be considered in deciding a claim for disability discrimination based on an employer's failure to make a reasonable adjustment - a 'Section 6 duty'.
Advocate General Leger has cast further doubt on the validity of the two year limit on back pay recoverable by a worker in an equal pay case under Section 2 (5) of the Equal Pay Act 1970.
This article looks at the proposed changes to individual employment rights.
In this article we highlight the key features of the Government's proposals on trade union recognition and other aspects of collective representation at work.
The Court of Appeal has held that London Underground indirectly discriminated against Susan Edwards, a single parent with a young child, when it introduced a shift system which made it impossible for her to continue in her employment and care for her children.