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Dismissal of employee for working in second job while on sick leave was unfair. What?

  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 27 2011

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has ruled that an employer’s dismissal of an employee for working in a second job while on sick leave from the first was unfair

Holiday pay and commission: latest tribunal ruling

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 30 2015

The Leicester Employment Tribunal has this week given a decision in Lock v British Gas. But anybody hoping for useful practical guidance on how

Watch out if you have an employee who has raised multiple discrimination grievances

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 26 2013

Most employers will have had at least one employee who is convinced he is being discriminated against and brings grievance after grievance, regarding

Do employees have a right to legal representation at a disciplinary hearing?

  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 22 2011

Not if they work for a private sector employer

How should employers treat previous warnings when deciding whether to dismiss?

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 13 2012

How would you deal with an employee who has a written warning on his file and then commits a further (but possibly different) act of misconduct?

Enforced subject access to become a criminal offence from 10 March 2015

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 9 2015

From 10 March 2015, section 56 of the Data Protection Act 1998 will prevent employers from requiring potential or existing employees, or people

Ensure final written warnings are issued fairly especially if you want to rely on them later

  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 24 2011

Most employers are aware of the need to tick all the relevant procedural boxes when it comes to taking a decision to dismiss - but how confident are you that your managers apply the same rigorous approach when issuing final written warnings?

Whistleblowing: disclosure made in previous employment can result in claim against current employer

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 21 2010

The Employment Appeal Tribunal ('EAT') has ruled in BP v Elstone 2010 UKEAT014109DM that a worker can bring a whistleblowing claim against his current employer in respect of its response to a protected disclosure he made whilst working for a different previous employer

Marriage discrimination at work

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 21 2011

Is it unlawful for an employer to treat an employee less favourably, not because she is married, but because she is married to a particular man?

No way back after premature dismissal letter

  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 27 2011

In the vast majority of cases it should be obvious whether an employee has been dismissed or resigned