In an important judgment for those working in the gig economy, the Supreme Court agreed with the lower courts in Uber v Aslam that Uber drivers are workers, not self-employed contractors (...).
The Equality Act provides that unfavourable treatment of pregnant women amounts to pregnancy discrimination. In Chief Constable of Devon and Cornwall Police v Town, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that to move a pregnant frontline police officer to a sedentary back office role amounted to both pregnancy discrimination and indirect sex discrimination (...).
Although the identity of a claimant’s employer may seem obvious, it is not always easy for tribunals to ascertain who they are. In Clark v Harney Westwood and Riegels and ors, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that the starting point for analysis by tribunals must be the written agreement drawn up at the start of the relationship (...).