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Lexis®PSL Employment weekly highlights—12 May 2016

Lexis®PSL Employment weekly highlights—12 May 2016
Published on: 12 May 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Lexis®PSL Employment weekly highlights—12 May 2016
  • In this issue:
  • Trade Union Act receives Royal Assent
  • Equality Act 2010 does not have wider territorial scope than the ERA 1996
  • Headlines (News updates & analysis)
  • Enterprise Act comes into force
  • Action against workplace obstacles for BME people—call for evidence
  • Construction blacklisting results in £10m settlement
  • Government must reduce NMW complaint investigation times, NAO says
  • Taskforce to create apprenticeships for those with learning difficulties
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Employment highlights includes: (1) the Trade Union Act 2016, (2) analysis of the Court of Appeal’s recent judgment in Hottak concerning the territorial jurisdiction of the Equality Act 2010, (3) the Enterprise Act 2016, (4) details of the call for evidence on action against workplace obstacles for BME people, (5) the £10m settlement for construction workers blacklisted for their connections with trade unions, (6) updates to our case and legislation trackers, (7) dates for your diary, and (8) a new Q&A on whether an employer must plead a Polkey argument in order to be able to run this argument at an employment tribunal hearing. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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