Labour & European Law Review
06 February 2002
The campaign to have the disgraceful Court of Appeal ruling on Fairchild overturned has been boosted by the House of Lords granting the petitions for leave to appeal in two of the mesothelioma causation cases, Fox and Matthews.
Individual contractors who hire out their services are in a no-win situation when it comes to deciding what their status is for employment and tax purposes.
No, says the Court of Appeal in Garry v London Borough of Ealing where they considered again the meaning of detrimental treatment in discrimination cases.
TUPE continues its regular presence in these pages. In February the Court of Appeal will hear the important case of RCO v UNISON, a public sector contracting case on the scope of TUPE.
Employment tribunal award limits have been up rated in line with the rise in the Retail Price Index from September 2000-01.
The Fixed Term Employees (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations 2002 will become law on 10 July 2002.
It is very commonly the case that when a business transfers under the TUPE regulations, both employers need the employees to agree to transfer.