Labour & European Law Review
20 August 2014
A report by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has found that some commercial cleaning companies do not pay their staff properly and do not provide them with holiday or sick leave.
To succeed in a claim of constructive unfair dismissal, employees must not delay too long after the alleged breach before they hand in their notice.
Unlike other discrimination legislation, the age regulations 2006 (now part of the Equality Act 2010) allow employers to justify direct age discrimination if they can show that it was “a proportionate means of achieving a legitimate aim”.