Labour & European Law Review 14 August 2019
New analysis by the TUC has found that one in nine workers are in precarious jobs across every region in England, Wales and Scotland (...).
The Court of Appeal has held in Kostal UK Ltd v Dunkley and ors that it is not against the law for an employer to go over the head of a union recognised for collective bargaining purposes and make an offer directly to the workforce if the employer’s aim is just to ensure that a single term is not determined by collective agreement on a one-off basis (...).
The law says that, when deciding whether there has been harassment, tribunals have to take a number of factors into account. In Ahmed v The Cardinal Hume Academies the Employment Appeal Tribunal specified that it is only if the tribunal can hold that it was reasonable for the conduct to be regarded as having the proscribed effect that a claim of harassment can succeed (...).