Labour & European Law Review
03 October 2018
According to figures released last month by the government, a record number of workers were underpaid the National Minimum Wage this year by their employers (…).
Section 10 of the Equality Act makes clear that religion/belief, including philosophical belief, is one of the protected characteristics. In Gray v Mulberry Company (Design) Ltd, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that a philosophical belief has to have a certain level of cogency and more than one person has to be disadvantaged by virtue of holding that belief in order to be protected (…).
Although an employer owes a duty of care to their employees, the Supreme Court has held in James-Bowen and ors v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis that a police commissioner does not owe a duty of care to protect the reputation of her officers when involved in litigation with a third party who has alleged that those officers assaulted him (…).