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Reasonable adjustments for sickness caused by disability

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 4 2014

In the case of General Dynamics v Carranza the EAT held that an Employment Tribunal deciding reasonable adjustments has to identify the “step” for

Tribunal claim rejected for non-compliance with early conciliation rules

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 4 2014

In Thomas v Nationwide Building Society an employment judge has rejected a claim for failure to comply with the early conciliation procedure. However

Family-friendly rights: further draft regulations and new Acas guide published

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • November 4 2014

The Government has published new draft regulations relating to family-friendly rights, and ACAS has published a guide for navigating the new right to

Broker fails to break employment contract

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 4 2014

Sunrise Brokers LLP v Rodgers is the tale of a broker who gambled in his decision to leave his employer for a competitor. He rolled the dice

Identifying harassment

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 13 2010

Miss Veakins, a trainee electrician, successfully brought a claim under the Protection from Harassment Act 1997 (the Act) after she was victimised and demoralised by her supervisor and became clinically depressed

Bringing disciplinary proceedings did not breach duty of care

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 4 2014

In Coventry University v Mian, the Court of Appeal has held that an employer did not breach its duty of care to an employee by bringing disciplinary

Time off for dependants: failure to contact employer as soon as reasonably practicable (EAT)

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 4 2014

In Ellis v Ratcliff Palfinger Ltd, the Employment Appeal Tribunal considered whether an employee had been automatically unfairly dismissed for taking

Annual leave and long term sickness absence

  • RPC
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • January 11 2012

In KHS AG v Schulte, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) decided that an employee who is unfit for work over several consecutive years can carry-over annual leave, but not indefinitely

12-month post-termination non-solicitation clause too long to be enforceable

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 17 2010

In Associated Foreign Exchange Ltd v International Foreign Exchange (UK) Ltd and Another the High Court held that there was insufficient evidence that a restriction of 12 months went no further than was reasonably necessary to protect an employer's legitimate business interests

Payment in lieu of holiday accrued during sick leave

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 6 2010

In Khan v Martin McColl, Mr Khan had two weeks' accrued unused holiday from 2007, which he carried forward into the 2008 leave year