The TUC has published a report warning that, as hospitality and non-essential shops prepare to reopen in England on 12 April, infections could rebound if workplaces are not Covid-secure (...).
A defence available to employers accused of unlawful discrimination is that it was to avoid being in contravention of a statute. In London Fire Commissioner v Sargeant and ors, however, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that this defence was not available to the employer as they were obliged by the terms of the scheme not to discriminate (...).
It is unlawful for an employer to subject a worker to a detriment (disadvantage) because they complained about being discriminated against. In Chief Constable of Merseyside Police v Knox, however, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that there was no basis in evidence for the tribunal to conclude that Mr Knox had been victimised (...).