Labour & European Law Review
01 May 2019
According to a survey on recruitment and retention, just over half of the male respondents said they would negotiate with an employer on a job offer, compared to just four in ten women (...).
In cases of misconduct, it is good practice for employers to carry out an investigation. However, in Beattie v Condorrat War Memorial Social Club and ors, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that even though the employer did not carry out an investigation into missing stock, the warning they issued was still valid and appropriate (...).
The Equality Act 2010 states that it is discrimination to treat a woman unfavourably because she is on maternity leave. In SW Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust v Jackson and ors, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that sending an urgent email to a woman on maternity leave to a work email address that she could not access constituted unfavourable treatment (...).