Labour & European Law Review
18 July 2018
Two days after an MP tried (and failed) to lower the age limit for the National Living Wage, the government named 233 employers for failing the National Minimum Wage to their workers (…).
A claim for constructive dismissal can arise where an employee resigns in response to a series of acts which when taken together amount to a fundamental breach of contract - so called “last straw” cases. In Kaur v Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, the Court of Appeal clarified that where an employee has affirmed earlier breaches, their right to claim constructive dismissal is “revived” if they resign in response to a further breach (…).
The law says that claimants have to lodge their claim within three months from the date of dismissal, unless it was not reasonably practicable for them to do so. In DHL Supply Chain v Fazackerley, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that, having been given incorrect advice by Acas, it was not reasonably practicable for Mr Fazackerley to bring his claim within the time limit (…).