Labour & European Law Review
13 June 2018
According to a new report by the TUC, the pay gap between young and older workers has increased by more than half in the last 20 years (…).
The Employment Rights Act 1996 stipulates that claims for unauthorised deductions from wages have to be brought within three months of the last deduction. In Coletta v Bath Hill Court (Bournemouth) Property Management Ltd, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that for claims brought before January 2015, there was no limitation on arrears as long as the claim was brought within the time limit (…).
Section 18 of the Equality Act states that it is pregnancy discrimination for an employer to treat a worker less favourably because she is pregnant. In Really Easy Car Credit Ltd v Thompson, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that an employer does not have to revisit a decision to dismiss a worker once they had learnt that the woman was pregnant after the decision to dismiss was made (…).