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Latest From The Employment Law Experts
Latest From The Employment Law Experts

Latest From The Employment Law Experts

Thursday, 29 November 2012 17:51

Discrimination & Politics

Written by Innes Clark
A recent decision of the European Court of Human Rights has found the UK to be in breach of the right to freedom of association. The case of Redfearn v United Kingdom concerned the dismissal of a mini-bus driver after he was elected as a British National Party councillor. The Court held that the UK was in breach of Article 11 of the European Convention on Human Rights for failing to provide a remedy because UK law does not extend specific protection to employees dismissed on the grounds of their political beliefs or affiliation.
Tribunal proceedings are usually conducted with as much cordiality as the parties can muster, given that they are on an adversarial footing and tensions are high. Employment Parties at Employment Tribunal hearings rarely descend into verbal abuse or
Thursday, 22 November 2012 20:47

On the picket line

Written by David Renton
Is it safe to come out yet? Those of us who work in employment law have already had to take on board the following changes: (as of this April) the doubling of the period during which an employee needs to be continuously employed in order to bring an unfair dismissal claim, the doubling of the amount of costs an Employment Judge can order without needing to refer the case to the county court, and the phasing out of
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