Labour & European Law Review
03 March 2003
This case concerns two aspects of the convoluted legislation on industrial action
The Working Time Regulations continue to produce a rich seam of cases
In an economic downturn some employers choose to introduce measures like short time working to try and save jobs and weather the economic storm
When employees and trade unions refer to the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (DDA), it is invariably the obligations on employers that are the focus of attention
The employment rights Act 1996 at Section 57A gives employees the right to take unpaid time off work to care for or make arrangements in respect of a "dependant"
Mr Budd brought a claim for pay during his statutory notice period, despite being on long term sick absence and having exhausted his contractual entitlement to sick pay