Labour & European Law Review
22 October 2014
An alliance of unions and voluntary organisations has launched a manifesto against pregnancy discrimination, setting out eight key policy actions for the next government.
Although an employee was given verbal assurances that she would receive incremental pay increases as long as her performance was satisfactory, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held in The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) v Earle that those assurances could not override a discretionary clause within the contract itself.
Employment judges can adjourn an oral application for a review of a decision to give the claimant time to decide what to do.