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Employment weekly highlights—23 November 2017

Published on: 23 November 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Employment weekly highlights—23 November 2017
  • In this issue:
  • Status
  • Deliveroo riders are not workers because of the right of substitution
  • Law cannot allow worker exploitation to be a competitive advantage, Committees say
  • Employment Tribunals
  • Employment tribunal fees refund scheme now open to all eligible applicants
  • Equality
  • Acas publishes guidance on workplace sexual harassment
  • Acas guidance on avoiding pregnancy and maternity discrimination at work
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Employment highlights includes: (1) analysis of 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, (2) the report by the Work and Pensions and Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committees and draft Bill proposing changes to the law on employment status, (3) the opening of the employment tribunal fee refund scheme to all eligible applicants, (4) new Acas guidance on workplace sexual harassment and pregnancy and maternity discrimination, (5) a rare EAT judgment on marital discrimination, (6) employment law measures referred to in the Autumn Budget 2017, (7) dates for your diary, (8) updates to our case and legislation trackers, and (9) new Q&As. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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