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Employment weekly highlights—16 November 2017

Published on: 16 November 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Employment weekly highlights—16 November 2017
  • In this issue:
  • Status
  • Uber drivers are workers confirms the EAT
  • Deliveroo riders ‘self-employed’, arbitration court rules
  • Working time and flexible working
  • Confirmed: employers are free to choose, for each seven day period, the 24–hour weekly rest period
  • Unfair dismissal
  • Lack of right to work documents is not breach of an enactment
  • Equality
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Employment highlights includes: (1) the EAT’s judgment that the employment tribunal was entitled to find that Uber drivers are workers, (2) the decision of the Central Arbitration Committee that Deliveroo riders were not workers and therefore the application of the Independent Workers’ Union of Great Britain for recognition for collective bargaining purposes failed, (3) the ECJ’s judgment that Article 5 of the Working Time Directive does not require the weekly 24–hour rest period to be granted at the latest on the seventh day following six consecutive working days, but only requires such a period to be granted within each seven-day period, (4) an EAT judgment on an employee’s failure to produce documents evidencing the right to work in the UK and the fairness of a dismissal in these circumstances, (5) details of our new Checklist on determining applicable law and jurisdiction, and the territorial scope of statutory employment rights, (6) dates for your diary, (7) updates to our case tracker, and (8) new Q&As. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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