Labour & European Law Review
01 August 2018
The government has announced that, following a consultation on caste discrimination, it will not make caste an aspect of race discrimination under the Equality Act 2010 (…).
The Working Time Regulations 1998 provide entitlement to holidays for employees (those employed under a contract of employment) and those who work under a contract to perform work personally for another party to a contract, known as limb (b) workers. In Addison Lee v Gascoigne, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that a bicycle courier was a worker under limb (b) (…).
In order to bring certain tribunal claims, claimants have to show they are workers as opposed to self-employed contractors. In Pimlico Plumbers Ltd and anor v Smith, the Supreme Court held that a plumber who was ostensibly self-employed was a worker because of the degree of control that the company exercised over him (…).