A TUC survey of more than 2,000 workplace safety representatives has found that many employers are failing to follow Covid-secure rules and keep workers safe (...).
The law states that, when defending a claim of racial harassment, employers can argue that they took “all reasonable steps” to prevent it. In Allay (UK) Ltd v Gehlen, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that employers cannot rely on the defence if the “steps” included training that had become stale and needed to be refreshed (...).
The law says that one of the fair reasons for dismissal is misconduct. In Northbay Pelagic Ltd v Anderson, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that when Mr Anderson installed a web-enabled camera in his office, the company should have carried out a balancing exercise between their right to privacy and his wish to protect his confidential information instead of dismissing him for misconduct (...).