Labour & European Law Review
20 December 2017
Although half of UK employees who did overtime last year received a premium of 10 per cent or more, 14 per cent reported that they were not paid any overtime at all in their main job, according to a report by the Resolution Foundation.
The Supreme Court has held in P v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis that police officers must have the right to bring claims of treatment contrary to EU law to a tribunal in order to comply with the principles of effectiveness and equivalence. Likewise, national rules in relation to judicial immunity have to be consistent with EU law.
The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has held in the case of Eida Otero Ramos v Servicio Galego de Saude and anor that employers must carry out a specific risk assessment for workers who are breastfeeding. If they fail to do so, they will be guilty of direct sex discrimination.