Labour & European Law Review
30 January 2019
The government is asking people with variations in sex characteristics to tell them about their personal experiences and what can be done to improve their lives (...).
When deciding if someone has a disability which satisfies the statutory test in the Equality Act 2010, judges have to consider if it has either lasted for or is likely to last for at least 12 months. In Martin v University of Exeter, the Employment Appeal Tribunal confirmed that the correct test as to whether something is “likely to last” at least 12 months should be interpreted as something which could “could well happen” (...).
When reviewing the rejection of an application for union recognition in R (on the application of The Independent Workers’ Union of Great Britain) v CAC and anor, the High Court held that as the Deliveroo drivers were not in an “employment relationship” they could not rely on Article 11 of the European Convention on Human Rights which gives everyone the right to form and to join trade unions to protect their interests (...).