Labour & European Law Review
05 June 2019
A research study has found that obese employees may be discriminated against at the recruitment stage and may also experience fewer progression and promotion opportunities (...).
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held in ICTS (UK) Ltd v Visram that a contractual entitlement to long-term disability benefits which applied until the employee was able to “return to work” was a reference to the job they had been doing prior to going off sick and not to any suitable job that the employer could offer them (...).
Although it is usually unfair for an employer to dismiss an employee for gross misconduct without first carrying out an investigation, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held in Radia v Jefferies International Ltd that because the company dismissed Mr Radia on the basis of the findings set out in a tribunal judgement, it was within the range of reasonable responses for it to have done so (...).