Labour & European Law Review
26 April 2017
Following an inquiry by the Women and Equalities Committee into high heels and workplace dress codes (weekly LELR 477), the government has agreed in its response to the committee’s report to produce guidance on the issue for employers.
When claiming unfair dismissal and unfavourable treatment for disability discrimination, the Court of Appeal held in O’Brien v Bolton St Catherine’s Academy that although the tests for the two claims were different, both were objective and should therefore rarely (if ever) lead to different outcomes.
Although an employment contract has to state the length of notice of termination, it does not have to state how notice should be given.