Following the government’s announcement that home-working staff should be encouraged to return to their workplace next month, the TUC is calling on employers to ensure they have adequate safeguards in place (...).
The law states that there is harassment when conduct “related to” a protected characteristic creates a hostile or offensive environment for a worker. In BDW Trading Ltd v Kopec, the Employment Appeal Tribunal confirmed that in cases of third-party harassment, the employer also has to have a discriminatory motive (...).
The law says that it is automatically unfair to dismiss a designated health and safety representative for raising concerns about health and safety in the workplace. In Castano v London General Transport Services Ltd, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that an employee who has not been designated as a health and safety rep cannot claim automatic unfair dismissal (...).