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Employment Law Update – September 2021

Welcome to this month’s employment law update. In September we’re covering: A direct discrimination case where Muslim employees were banned from wearing headscarves in the workplace Secretary of State for Justice v Plaistow – a case that turned out to be very costly, with career long losses In Aleem v E-Act Academy Trust Ltd the…

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Discrimination and the Shifting Burden of Proof: Why Employers Need to ‘Show Their Workings’

Section 13(1) of the Equality Act 2010 defines discrimination as occurring where “because of a protected characteristic, A treats B less favourably than A treats or would treat others”. In discrimination claims the burden of proof shifts from first the Claimant and then to the Respondent employer. The Starting Point: The employee must prove a…

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Employment Law Update – July 2021

Welcome to July’s employment law update where we cover the latest news from the employment tribunal. This month we’re covering: Strike action in a case that reminds us why employers must take extra care when dealing with striking employees and ensure they do not fall foul of redefined law. We delve into the case of…

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Employment Law Update – May 2021

Welcome to this month’s employment law update. With lockdown restrictions easing, May has seen plenty of action, hasn’t it? The tribunal has kept us busy this month too, with everything from cases arising from the pandemic to those issues such as equal pay and worker status which have been rumbling on for some time now.…

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