Labour & European Law Review
23 January 2019
A new campaign has been launched to increase the uptake of flexible working in a partnership including government departments, business groups, trade unions and charities (...).
Certain conditions are excluded from protection against claims of disability discrimination, including a “tendency to steal”. In Wood v Durham County Council, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that the tribunal was right to conclude, on the evidence, that the claimant had been dishonest rather than forgetful, meaning that his claim fell within the exclusion (...).
The Employment Appeal Tribunal held in Awan v ICTS UK Ltd that, if an employee is entitled to the benefits of a long-term disability plan under the employer’s insurance policy, a term should be implied into their contract that the employer could not dismiss them because they were unable to work once they had become entitled to the disability income due under the plan (...).