Labour & European Law Review
21 August 2009
Research by the TUC has revealed that female migrant workers are more likely than any other group to be paid less than the national minimum wage (NMW).
The Equal Treatment Directive says that it is discriminatory to treat someone less favourably on the ground of their sexual orientation.
Section 111(2) of the Employment Rights Act 1996 states that unfair dismissal claims must be presented to a tribunal within three months of the date of termination, unless it “was not reasonably practicable” for the claimant to comply within that time. In Beasley v National Grid Electricity Transmission, the Court of Appeal said that the time limit is strictly worded with the result that claims that are only a minute late will not be accepted.