Labour & European Law Review
18 January 2017
The government has published a list of the strangest excuses given by employers for failing to pay the National Minimum Wage (NMW).
To come within the definition of disability under EU law, the physical or mental impairment has to be “long’term”.
Although European law prohibits treating people differently because of their age, it allows for an exception if the treatment constitutes a “genuine and determining occupational requirement”.