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Sickness Absence and the Accrual of Holiday Leave EntitlementJuly 18, 2013

Under the EC Working Time Directive, workers are entitled to a minimum of four weeks’ paid leave in each leave year. However, the Working Time...

Nurse’s Constructive Dismissal Claim UpheldJuly 17, 2013

In upholding arguments that an experienced nurse was constructively dismissed, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has ruled that her employer’s decision to revoke her summary...

Government Consults on Effectiveness of Whistleblowing LawsJuly 15, 2013

The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 introduced changes to the laws on whistleblowing in order to: ensure people only blow the whistle on matters...

Tribunal Gives Guidance on ‘Totting-Up’ DismissalsJuly 15, 2013

In circumstances where a prior written warning ‘tipped the balance’ in favour of an employee’s dismissal following a further incident of alleged misconduct, the Employment...

Nursery Officer’s Disability Discrimination Claim to be ReheardJune 28, 2013

In directing reconsideration of a local authority employee’s disability discrimination claim, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has emphasised that the making of an assessment as...

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