Labour & European Law Review
02 May 2018
The European Commission has proposed legislation in order to provide better protection for whistleblowers across the EU as a whole (…).
When bringing a claim of failure to make a reasonable adjustment, workers have to show that their employer applied a provision, criterion or practice (PCP) which put them at a substantial disadvantage in comparison with someone who did not have a disability. In Carreras v United First Partners Research, the Court of Appeal held that tribunals should not take too narrow a view of the PCP identified by the claimant (…).
Although part-time workers cannot be treated less favourably than full timers, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held in Brazel v The Harpur Trust that there is no principle to the opposite effect. As such, the Trust could not justify capping holiday pay for a part-time teacher just because it would mean that her holiday pay would be more favourable than that of a full timer (…).