Government announces new legislation to protect 'atypical workers'
Legislation to be introduced into Parliament today.
Zero Hours Contracts
A short article on zero hours contracts by David Curwen, author of Employment Claims without a Lawyer
Rice Shack Ltd v Obi UKEAT/0240/17/DM
Appeal against a decision that the Respondent was obliged to pay the Claimant, who worked under a zero hours contract, her average pay during the full period of suspension even though she had found another job within that period. Appeal dismissed.
Government fires a fusillade of employment law consultations in response to Taylor Review
Response to Taylor review finally published alongside announcement of four consultations.
Workers should be redefined as 'dependent contractors' says Taylor Report
Keenly awaited review of modern employment practices published
Zero Hours Contracts: should we use them and, if so, how?
Webcast presented by Kathy Daniels, Aston University. Recorded February 2016.
Exclusivity Terms in Zero Hours Contracts (Redress) Regulations 2015
In force from 11 January 2016
Employment Tribunals Act 1996 (Application of Conciliation Provisions) Order 2015 SI 2054
Comes into force 16 January 2016
Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act receives Royal Assent
Act became law on 26th March
G4S Secure Solutions (UK) Ltd v Alphonso UKEAT/0051/13/RN
Appeal against a ruling that the claimant’s claim of unfair dismissal was brought in time. Appeal allowed and remitted to the same Tribunal.