Labour & European Law Review
20 March 2019
The government has launched an advertising campaign to help workers learn more about their right to receive holiday pay (...).
When bringing equal value claims, women can compare themselves with men working for the same employer but at a “different establishment” if common terms apply. In Asda Stores Ltd v Brierley and ors, the Court of Appeal held that, as Asda applied common terms tor retail workers and separate common terms to the distribution workers, the women in retail could compare themselves with the men in distribution (...).
In disability discrimination claims, employers have to make “reasonable adjustments” if the disabled person has been put at a substantial disadvantage by a “provision, criterion or practice”. In Ishola v Transport for London, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that making erratic payments of sick pay could potentially constitute a failure to make reasonable adjustments (...).