Labour & European Law Review
03 July 2000
Sidhu v Aerospace Composite Technology Limited (26 May 2000, unreported)
Section 12 of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 makes it unlawful "for a principal, in relation to contract work, to discriminate against a disabled person".
In any case of dismissal it is crucial to work out the "effective date of termination" as that is the date from which time runs in calculating Employment Tribunal time limits for lodging claims.
The flow of decisions from the courts and tribunals on all aspects of TUPE has continued unabated. This is the first in a two part feature on recent cases.
We reported on the consultation draft (see Issue 44 of LELR), and now we have the finished final product: The Part-time Worker (Prevention of less favourable treatment) Regulations 2000 which came into force on 1 July.
Victimisation is the legal term for treating someone who has made a complaint of, or reference to discrimination, less favourably.