Labour & European Law Review
31 January 2018
In a report published last week by the Fawcett Society, the charity argues that the law should be strengthened to protect women from harassment by third parties, such as clients and customers.
The Working Time Regulations (WTR) state that leave can only be taken in the year when it is due and cannot be carried over. In King v The Sash Window Workshop Ltd and anor, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) held that employers who do not allow workers to take paid holiday during their employment will be liable for unpaid European holiday pay up to and including when the employment relationship ends.
When considering an application for union recognition in Independent Workers’ Union of Great Britain v RooFoods Limited T/A Deliveroo, the Central Arbitration Committee (CAC) held that, as the drivers had a genuine right to substitute which operated in practice, they could not be workers under section 296 of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 (TULRCA).