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Disability discrimination: Whether disability is "long term" is assessed as at the date of the alleged discriminatory act

United Kingdom - June 10 2021 The Court of Appeal has ruled that the long-term effect of an impairment must be considered as at the date of the alleged discriminatory act and a…

Hilary Larter, Zoë Wigan.

Worker status: Mutuality of obligation

United Kingdom - June 10 2021 The EAT has held that the absence of mutuality of obligation will not necessarily prevent an individual from being a “worker”. The facts Mr…

Hilary Larter, Zoë Wigan.

Public sector exit payments: Treasury guidance

United Kingdom - June 10 2021 The Treasury has published guidance on the criteria which public sector employers should consider before proposing the use of a special severance…

Hilary Larter, Zoë Wigan.

Health and safety dismissals: Dismissals for causing "upset and friction" when carrying out health and safety activities

United Kingdom - June 10 2021 The EAT has held that the dismissal of an employee for causing “upset and friction” when implementing a new safety procedure was automatically unfair…

Hilary Larter, Zoë Wigan.

Discrimination: A constructive dismissal may be discriminatory even where the last straw is not discriminatory

United Kingdom - June 10 2021 The EAT has held that if discriminatory acts play a sufficient part in the overall course of conduct a constructive dismissal may be discriminatory…

Hilary Larter, Zoë Wigan.