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Employment weekly highlights—26 July 2018

Published on: 26 July 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Employment weekly highlights—26 July 2018
  • In this issue:
  • Equality
  • Government decides not to legislate to provide legal ‘caste’ protection
  • Report underscores failures to reduce workplace sexual harassment
  • Government strategy to improve travel accessibility for disabled travellers
  • Employment contract
  • Successful contractual appeal against disciplinary dismissal revives contract
  • Practice, procedure and settlement
  • Amending alleged reason for unfair dismissal does not amount to bringing a new claim
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Employment highlights includes: (1) the government’s response to its consultation on caste discrimination, (2) the Women and Equalities Committee report on workplace sexual harassment, (3) a Court of Appeal decision on the legal impact of a successful contractual appeal against dismissal, (4) an EAT judgment on the approach to be taken to applications to amend the principal reason why a dismissal is said to have been unfair, (5) an EAT case on the approach to be taken to applications to redact irrelevant matters from pleadings and statements, (6) the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (Acas) annual report which shows an increase in demand for its conciliation services following the removal of tribunal fees, (7) a look at health and safety issues arising in the workplace as a result of the recent heatwave by Robert Biddlecombe, senior associate at Squire Patton Boggs, and Nicholas Lakeland, employment partner at Laytons, (8) dates for your diary, and (9) updates to our case, legislation and consultation trackers. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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