Labour & European Law Review
08 May 2019
A new report by the Low Pay Commission has found that the number of people being paid less than the national minimum wage (NMW) has increased (...).
The Court of Appeal has held in The Mayor & Burgesses of the London Borough of Lambeth v Agoreyo that it is not a breach of the implied term of trust and confidence for an employer to suspend an employee if they have “reasonable and proper cause” to carry out the suspension (...).
It is unlawful discrimination for an employer to treat a worker less favourably as a result of “something arising in consequence of” that worker’s disability. In Iforce Ltd v Wood, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that an employer cannot, however, treat a worker less favourably as a consequence of a mistaken belief held by the worker, unless the mistaken belief and the disability were connected (...).