Tag Archives: discrimination at work

BREXIT and employment rights – is this the end?

As with many aspects of the Brexit fall out, the future of employment law and workers rights is uncertain. However, the some of the more prominent “Brexiters” have previously expressed a desire to abandon some employment legislation which originated from … Continue reading

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Eva Carniero v Chelsea Football Club – Let’s make up and be friendly

As a follow-up to my blog posts last year regarding the claims brought by Evan Carneiro against Chelsea FC and Jose Mourinho, I thought it would be worth looking at the value of settling a claim. It is a fact … Continue reading

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Discrimination – How times have changed!!!

We were amused to read a recent article in a legal publication which referred to a fellow employment lawyers time when she was applying for her training contract (called articles at the time). This was 1969 and she recalls receiving … Continue reading

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Time off to accompany at antenatal appointments

The right On 1 October 2014 the right for an employee or agency worker (please note that there are qualifying requirements for agency workers) who has a ‘qualifying relationship’ with a pregnant woman or the child she is expecting will … Continue reading

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Should illegal immigrants have the same employment rights as you?

The Supreme Court had to consider whether an immigrant working under an illegal employment contract could enforce their employment rights in the case of Hounga v Allen [2014] UKSC 47. Briefly, this case concerned a young woman who had been … Continue reading

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