Weekly Review of Developments Issued: 10/06/2011

Posted in : Weekly Review of Developments on 10 June 2011 Issues covered:

Maybe not quite a tornado like they have on those North West farms but a whirlwind tour of the latest employment news nonetheless...


1. Works Council Changes
2. Transport Vehicles Code
3. Low Pay Commission Remit
4. Equality Compensation to be Capped at £50k?
5. Ingrates
6. New Union Restrictions?
7. Employment Cases in the Media
8. Case Law

NOTE: Case law section essentials this week – EAT applies Burchell to capability dismissal for stress; gives advice on discrimination in relation to training for part time staff; and indicates that in some circumstances cost alone could be used to justify discrimination. Maybe.



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