Labour & European Law Review
02 January 2002
It is becoming more and more difficult for unions to conduct industrial action which complies with the strict and complex statutory balloting requirements.
Sergeant Khan, a police officer of Indian origin, had made a number of unsuccessful applications for promotion to the rank of Inspector. As a result he brought direct race discrimination proceedings against the Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police.
Labour's second term of office did not promise major labour law reform.
In keeping with tradition, the New Year seems the appropriate time to consider holidays. This month we analyse the annual leave and working time cases on holiday entitlement.
Constructive Dismissal cases are often seen as the last refuge of the desperate and the first refuge of the bar room lawyer.
In a welcome decision the EAT has highlighted an employer's obligations to consult over proposed redundancies.