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Acas early conciliation effect on tribunal time limits and the decision of Luton BC v Haque EAT/0180/17/JOJ

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Navid Pourghazi   considers today’s judgment by the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) in Luton BC v Haque , which concerned how the ACAS early conciliation provisions affect Tribunal time limits, and summarises the simple approach to take in calculating time limits following the most recent case law, drawing from submissions made by the appella...
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12 Week rights for agency workers: Kocur v Royal Mail

Tom Coghlin QC considers the important judgment of the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) in Kocur v Royal Mail and anor UKEAT/0181/17 , a decision which brings much-needed clarification to the rights of agency workers to the same basic working and working conditions under the Agency Worker Regulations 2010. Nathaniel Caiden of Cloisters appeared for...
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Appeal court to scrutinise legality of enhanced shared parental pay

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The Employment Appeal Tribunal will hear the appeal in  Ali v Capita Customer Management Ltd  tomorrow, Wednesday 20th December, on the issue of whether employers who offer enhanced maternity pay must also offer enhanced shared parental pay. The joined appeal of  Hextall v Chief Constable of Leicestershire Police  will take plac...
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Baker v Abellio London Ltd: Are employers required to get documents proving workers’ rights to work?

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No, according to the judgment of the EAT in Baker v Abellio London Ltd . Ruaraidh Fitzpatrick, a pupil at Cloisters considers this important judgment in which Chris Milsom represented the Claimant. Background The Claimant, Mr Baker, is a Jamaican national with the right to live and work in the United Kingdom. He was employed as a bus driver by the ...
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Uber drivers are “workers”; Employment Appeal Tribunal confirms today

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Today, the Employment Appeal Tribunal handed down its landmark decision in Aslam & Farrar v Uber confirming that Uber drivers are “workers” and entitled to be paid minimum wage, holiday pay and not be subjected to detriment if they blow the whistle. The judgment is here . Jason Galbraith-Marten QC and Sheryn Omeri represented the Claimant Uber ...
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Uber judgment to be handed down on Friday, 10 November

Judgment will be handed down by the Employment Appeal Tribunal in the case of Aslam & Farrar v Uber on Friday, 10 November at 10:30am.  A copy of the Employment Tribunal judgment which is being appealed is available here . Cloisters’ Jason Galbraith-Marten QC and Sheryn Omeri , instructed by Paul Jennings and Rachel Mathieson of Bates Well...
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Reach of whistleblowing provisions put to the test in Bamieh v FCO and ors

The Employment Appeal Tribunal will consider the landmark appeal of Maria Bamieh v FCO and ors next week. Ms Bamieh was a British prosecutor seconded by the FCO (along with others) to work for Eulex Kosovo, an EU mission in Kosovo. Ms Bamieh alleges that she blew the whistle in relation to judicial corruption and was subjected to serious detrimenta...
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Voluntary Overtime and Holiday Pay

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Nathaniel Caiden considers the recent Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) judgment in Dudley MBC v Willetts UKEAT/0334/16/JOJ that concerns the inclusion of voluntary overtime normally worked in calculating holiday pay.   Introduction On 31 July 2017, when many were actually on holiday, the EAT handed down the latest judgment dealing with holiday...
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Sarah Fraser Butlin acts in whistle-blowing case that re-ignites worker status debate

Sarah Fraser Butlin acts in whistle-blowing case that re-ignites worker status debate
Rachel Barrett considers the recent decision McTigue v University Hospital Bristol NHS Foundation Trust , in which the President of the Employment Appeal Tribunal has given important guidance on the application of whistle-blowing provisions to agency workers. Sarah Fraser Butlin of Cloisters represented the NHS Trust in this latest case to consider...
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