In a recent case the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) ruled that requiring a disabled employee to use annual leave to supplement pay during part time return to work was not disability discrimination.
Following on from our e-update last month on the Employment Tribunals Annual Statistics Report for 20102011, the information in relation to average and highest awards has now been released.
As part of the 2011 Budget announced yesterday, the Chancellor's Plan for Growth sees the dual discrimination rules which were soon to be introduced under the Equality Act 2010 scrapped.
Friday this week (18 March 2011) marks the start of discrimination disability claims by pupils and their parents and guardians being heard by the Additional Support Needs Tribunal for Scotland (ASNTS).
The Equality Act 2010 is likely to be one of the most influential pieces of legislation for years.
The Equality Act 2010 ('the Act') consolidates anti-discrimination legislation into one document.
The recent case of Chief Constable of South Yorkshire Police v Jelic (UKEAT049109CEA) raised some interesting questions regarding the scope of an employer's duty to make reasonable adjustments.
Every year it is estimated that around 350,000 people leave work to claim health-related benefits and around 172 million working days are lost due to sickness absence.
The long awaited Equality Bill has been published.
At present, only parents with a child under 6 (or under 18 if the child is disabled) and carers of adults, have a statutory right to make a request for flexible working.