Labour & European Law Review
08 November 2017
Following a recent key judgement on payment for sleep-in shifts (LELR 525), the government has launched a scheme to ensure that social care providers now pay workers what they are owed.
Before starting tribunal proceedings, claimants have to submit separate early conciliation (EC) forms to Acas for each employer against whom they want to submit a claim. In De Mota v ADR Network and The Co-operative Group Ltd, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that even if the claimant fails to submit separate forms, that does not mean the EC certificate issued by Acas is invalid.
In Williams v Trustees of Swansea University Pension & Assurance Scheme and anor, the Court of Appeal held that a disabled person who is treated advantageously in consequence of their disability, but not as advantageously as a person with a different disability, cannot bring a claim under section 15 of the Equality Act 2010…