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Employment weekly highlights—11 June 2020

Published on: 11 June 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Employment weekly highlights—11 June 2020
  • In this issue:
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • Paternity and maternity leavers eligible for furlough scheme amid coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • New contact form and self-isolation measures for overseas arrivals from 8 June 2020
  • Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) (England) Regulations 2020
  • Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) (Wales) Regulations 2020
  • Health Protection (Coronavirus) (International Travel) (Scotland) Regulations 2020
  • Health Protection (Coronavirus) (International Travel) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2020
  • Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2020
  • More...

Article summary

This edition of Employment weekly highlights includes: (1) an announcement by HM Treasury that those on paternity and maternity leave will be eligible for the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) on their return, (2) the new contact form and self-isolation measures for overseas arrivals from 8 June 2020, (3) new legislation for England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland on international travel during the pandemic, (4) new guidance from the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs for seasonal agricultural workers coming to England, (5) an EAT judgment on the status of work done before a formal start date for continuity purposes, (6) an extension to the Low Pay Commission deadline for evidence in relation to national minimum wage rates in 2021, (7) a decision by the Pensions Ombudsman on an employer’s liability for a member’s investment loss when in breach of the auto-enrolment legislation, (8) a new Private Members’ Bill requiring employers to make reasonable adjustments for employees with caring responsibilities for disabled people, (9) a government review into employment rights for domestic abuse survivors, (10) a look at whistleblowing and internal investigations during the pandemic by Christopher Gribbin and Jamie Barton of Mischon de Reya, (11) an EAT judgment on whether consultation may still be required in a redundancy situation where new jobs are allocated by an interview process, (12) a new Private Members’ Bill prohibiting employers dismissing employees and subsequently re-employing them for the purpose of diminishing their terms and conditions of employment, (13) an EAT decision on the EAT’s power to appoint a litigation friend where a party lacks litigation capacity, (14) a High Court judgment on permission to rely on documents for a collateral purpose, (15) the weekly operational summary from HM Courts & Tribunals Service, (16) new Practice Notes on the revised CJRS from 1 July 2020 as well as on rights to holiday and holiday pay during the pandemic, (17) dates for your diary, (18) updates to our legislation and consultation trackers, and (19) new Q&As. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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