Labour & European Law Review
14 December 2016
Following a statement by senior law officials in September about “transforming” the justice system, the government last week launched a consultation document containing proposals for reforming the employment tribunal system.
If a worker complains that they have been penalised for taking part in the activities of an independent trade union, the employer has to establish the main purpose for what they did (or did not do).
The Equality Act states that it is direct discrimination to treat someone less favourably than someone else because of a protected characteristic.