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Repeal of the statutory dispute and disciplinary procedures: details of transitional provisions now available

  • DMH Stallard LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 8 2009

The statutory dismissal and dispute procedures (SDDPs) have now been repealed with effect from 6 April 2009

Statutory payments rates - increases effective from 6 April 2009

  • DMH Stallard LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 8 2009

As from 6 April 2009, the weekly statutory payments rates will increase as follows

TUPE: the EAT has held that a transferee is bound by pay increases negotiated post-transfer under a collective agreement to which the transferee is not a party

  • DMH Stallard LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 8 2009

The EAT has held that a transferee remains bound by pay increases negotiated post-transfer under a collective agreement to which the transferee is not a party in the case of Alemo-Herron v Parkwood Leisure Limited (EAT

Ministry of Justice's plans to implement judicial mediation in Employment Tribunals

  • DMH Stallard LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 8 2009

The Ministry of Justice has published its Corporate Plan for 2009-11, which includes proposals to implement judicial mediation in Employment Tribunals

TUPE and the Acquired Rights Directive: the EAT has held that a transferee is not obliged to consult, after the transfer, about measures it envisages taking in respect of transferred employees

  • DMH Stallard LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 8 2009

The EAT has held that neither TUPE nor the Acquired Rights Directive (ARD) requires a transferee to consult, after the transfer, about measurers it envisages taking in respect of transferring employees in the case of UCATT v Amicus EAT

Sexual Orientation Regulations - homophobic banter towards an individual could amount to harassment even where the individual is not gay and nor do his tormentors believe him to be so

  • DMH Stallard LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 8 2009

In English v Thomas Sanderson Limited 2008 the Court of Appeal has held by a majority that "homophobic banter" directed at an employee could be harassment under the Sexual Orientation Regulations, even where the victim was not gay; his "harassers" did not believe him to be gay; and he knew that his "harassers" did not believe him to be gay

New Agency Worker Regulations due to come into force on 1 October 2011 are under review

  • DMH Stallard LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 30 2010

Regulations to provide that agency workers have the same basic working and employment conditions as permanent staff were due to come into force on 1 October 2011; however, the government has announced that these are to be reviewed

Additional paternity leave and pay - new regulations apply to babies born after 3 April 2011

  • DMH Stallard LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 30 2010

New Regulations to facilitate the introduction of additional paternity leave and pay came into force on 6 April 2010, but will only take effect for parents of babies due on or after 3 April 2011 (or children matched for adoption on or after that date

The EAT clarifies Tribunal's approach on making reasonable adjustments under the Disability Discrimination Act

  • DMH Stallard LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 30 2010

The EAT has held that when determining whether an employer has complied with its duty to make reasonable adjustments under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (DDA), the first step is to consider whether making the adjustment would overcome the disadvantage suffered by the disabled person in the case of Wilson v The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (Job Centre Plus) and Others

The EAT confirms associative discrimination is covered by the DDA

  • DMH Stallard LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 30 2010

The EAT has held that the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) covers discrimination by reason of, and harassment related to, a third person's disability (associative discrimination) and suggested additional wording to the DDA to cover this in the case of EBR Attridge LLP and another v Coleman (No 2