Labour & European Law Review
05 December 2001
Ms Chew was a single mother, with primary responsibility for the care of her young children. She was employed as a police officer for the Avon and Somerset Police Force.
This Landmark House of Lords ruling expands the scope of the vicarious liability of employers for the criminal or negligent acts of their employees.
The scope of the coverage of the Working Time Directive has long been problematic.
The Disability Discrimination Act 1995 has increased the access of many people to the labour market.
Can an employer's failure to pay sick pay amount to less favourable treatment or a failure to adjust under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995?
A labour code for public services is currently on the agenda in both the UK and the European Union. The Code would specify the terms and conditions under which staff are employed on public services provided under contracts with the private sector.