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21 January 2022 Care home worker fairly dismissed for refusing Covid-19 vaccination

The Tribunal considered whether a care home worker was unfairly dismissed following her refusal to be vaccinated against Covid-19. It is important to note the Claimant’s dismissal pre-dated the compulsory vaccination regulations in force from November 2021.

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28 June 2021 Flexible working, childcare and indirect sex discrimination – important reminder

The courts have long recognised that, on a societal level, women bear a greater burden of childcare responsibilities than men which can make it more difficult for women to comply with employer requirements for flexible working (known as the ‘childcare disparity’).

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20 January 2020 Ahmed v BBC – the BBC pay a high price for equal pay

In the latest of the ongoing equal pay controversies within the BBC, the Employment Tribunal has handed down its judgment in Samira Ahmed case in a decision expected to cost the BBC in the region of £700,000 in back pay.

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15 November 2017 Does an employee with the right of abode need to provide right to work documents?

The EAT has confirmed that it is unfair to dismiss an employee who has the right to work in the UK because he could not provide documentary evidence of that right.

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6 September 2017 Across the board increase in injury to feelings awards

The 'Vento bands' have long prescribed the level of award to be made for injury to feelings in harassment and discrimination claims. The Court of Appeal has recently confirmed that the uplift does apply in the decision of De Souza v Vinci Construction (UK) Ltd.

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