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Employment weekly highlights—7 September 2017

Published on: 07 September 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Employment weekly highlights—7 September 2017
  • In this issue:
  • Data protection
  • Employees’ rights to keep workplace emails private bolstered after court ruling
  • Equality
  • Equal pay comparators: supermarket workers can compare themselves to distribution depot workers
  • Employment tribunals
  • Response to judicial consultation on uprating of Vento bands and new Presidential Guidance
  • Trade Unions
  • Human rights impact on collective consultation rights
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Employment highlights includes: (1) a decision of the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights on the monitoring of workplace messages and analysis of its practical implications by Paul Griffin, partner at Norton Rose Fulbright, Michael Burd, partner at Lewis Silkin, Philippe Bradley-Schmieg, associate in Covington & Burling and Gabriel Voisin, partner at Bird & Bird, (2) the EAT’s decision that supermarket workers can compare themselves to distribution depot workers in the equal pay claim brought against Asda, (3) new Presidential Guidance on revised Vento bands for awards for injury to feelings, (4) analysis of the relationship between freedom of association under Article 11 of the European Convention on Human Rights and collective consultation rights, following the Court of Appeal’s decision in Vining, by Betsan Criddle, barrister at Old Square Chambers, (5) new Acas guidance on supporting parents with premature babies, (6) details of our new Subject Access Request Policy, (7) updates to our case tracker, and (8) dates for your diary. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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