Pimlico Plumbers

Pimlico Plumbers’ Supreme Court defeat

Pimlico Plumbers’ Supreme Court defeat The Supreme Court has ruled in favour of a plumber who brought a case against his former employer, Pimlico Plumbers. The Supreme Court dismissed Pilmico’s appeal and upheld the decision that Mr Smith was in fact a ‘worker’ and should therefore be entitled to holiday pay and other basic workers’…

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ELiAction News May 2018

ELiAction News: May 2018

ELiAction News: May 2018 Welcome to this month’s edition of the Employment Law in Action newsletter providing you with useful information regarding changes to employment legislation, best practice and latest case information. In this month’s issue: The Government Equalities Office has published new guidance on Dress Codes and Sex Discrimination It specifies how the law might apply…

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Addison Lee

Employment Status: Addison Lee v Gascoigne

Employment Status: Addison Lee v Gascoigne The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has dismissed an appeal by Addison Lee, a taxi and courier organisation, regarding the employment status of one of its couriers. The Employment Tribunal (ET) upheld Mr Gascoigne’s claim that he was a ‘limb b worker’ rather than an independent contractor when logged on…

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ELiAction News April

ELiAction News: April 2018

ELiAction News: April 2018 Welcome to this month’s edition of the Employment Law in Action newsletter providing you with useful information regarding changes to employment legislation, best practice and latest case information. CONTENTS News Protecting NHS Whistleblowers from discrimination in recruitment Better Rights for Fathers in the Workplace Childcare voucher scheme will close in October 2018 E-Privacy…

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Shared Parental Leave – Father and Child, ELiAction

Shared Parental Leave

Shared Parental Leave Failing to enhance shared parental leave pay in line with enhanced maternity pay is not direct sex discrimination, says EAT. In the case of Capita v Ali, the Claimant complained that as a male employee he was entitled to Shared Parental Leave Pay at the statutory rate following the birth of his…

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