Labour & European Law Review
04 December 2002
Rutherford v Town Circle (t/a Harvest) (in liquidation) and Secretary of State for Trade and Industry (No.2)
Bentley v Secretary of State for Trade and Industry  IRLR 768 Employment Tribunal
Kells v Pilkington plc 2002 IRLR 693
In an equal pay claim, it does not matter if the differential in pay between the applicant and the comparator ended more than six years before the tribunal claim was lodged.
The annual increase to the limits on tribunal awards have been published.
McCabe v Cornwall County Council and the Governing Body of Mounts Bay School  EWCA Civ 1887
When the Court of Appeal describes an area of law as 'developing', you know two things - firstly that they do not much like the existing case law, and secondly that the current state is a mess.
Vento v Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police  EWCA Civ 1871
The proper level of compensation in discrimination cases has long been a battleground with two of the most controversial elements being how Employment Tribunals should approach awards for injury to feelings and how to assess the loss of the chance of a career where the discrimination has resulted in dismissal or loss of employment.
We reported in detail on the provisions of the Employment Act 2002 in our extended Issue 72 July/August 2002 issue.
Here we set out the implementation timetable.
Burgess and others v Stevedoring Services Limited  IRLR 810
Up until now, case law has held that a worker who sticks rigidly to his or her contract of employment with the object of disrupting her employer's business is taking part in industrial action Secretary of State for Employment v ASLEF (no.2  2 QB 455 CA).