Labour & European Law Review
06 March 2019
In an acknowledgement that the law is unclear, the government has recently issued a practical guide for employers to help them calculate statutory holiday pay for workers who do not have fixed hours or pay (...).
When lodging a tribunal claim involving multiple claimants, the Court of Appeal has held in the conjoined appeals of Brierley and ors v Asda Stores Ltd; Ahmed and ors v Sainsbury’s Supermarkets Ltd; Fenton and ors v Asda Stores Ltd that it is an “irregularity" for two or more claimants to submit a single claim form if their claims are based on a different set of facts although tribunals can override the irregularity, allowing the claim to continue (...).
The Equality Act 2010 stipulates that claimants must bring their equal pay claims within six months of the end of their employment in order to preserve a “stable, working relationship”. In Barnard v Hampshire Fire and Rescue, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that a series of promotions within a small department would not necessarily break that relationship (...).