Labour & European Law Review
31 August 2016
A report by the Institute of Fiscal Studies into the gender wage gap has found that women experience a gradual but continual rise in the gap once they have their first child.
Employers can defend a claim of personal injury by showing that there was another material cause for the employee’s condition that went beyond some earlier “susceptibility”. However, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held in Olayemi v Athena Medical Centre and anor that they still have to show that the earlier susceptibility was completely separate from any harm they caused.
When deciding whether an agency worker can bring a whistleblowing claim, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) in McTigue v University Hospital Bristol NHS Foundation Trust held that if both the agency and the end user substantially determined the terms of the agency worker’s engagement, they could be a worker of both the agency and the end user.