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Employment weekly highlights—26 October 2017

Employment weekly highlights—26 October 2017
Published on: 26 October 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Employment weekly highlights—26 October 2017
  • In this issue:
  • Employment tribunals
  • HMCTS launches the opening stage of its employment tribunal fee refund scheme
  • Unfair dismissal
  • Only mental processes of decision-taker are relevant to dismissal reason
  • Equality
  • Failure to carry out proper risk assessment for breastfeeding worker: sex discrimination and burden of proof
  • Police officer can bring discrimination claim relating to acts of the Police Misconduct Panel in employment tribunal
  • Height criteria for admission to police school indirectly discriminatory on grounds of sex
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Employment highlights includes: (1) details of the first stage of the scheme to refund employment tribunal fees, (2) a Court of Appeal judgment on the extent to which an employment tribunal may take into account the mental processes of anyone besides the actual decision-maker when ascertaining the reason for dismissal in an unfair dismissal claim, (3) an ECJ judgment on the risk assessments for breastfeeding workers and direct sex discrimination claims, (4) the Supreme Court’s decision that a police officer can challenge the acts of the Police Misconduct Panel in an employment tribunal, (5) an ECJ judgment that a height requirement for admission to police schools in Greece is indirectly discriminatory on grounds of sex, (6) details of our new Practice Notes on the implications of the Supreme Court’s decision in R (Unison) v Lord Chancellor, (7) dates for your diary, (8) updates to our case and legislation trackers, and (9) recently added Q&As. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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