Employment Law Weekly News Update – 16 November 2017

In this edition:

• A Jamaican national’s failure to provide all the documents required to prove his right to work in the UK did not justify dismissing him for illegal working as he was not subject to immigration control under the IANA 2006.
• The CAC finds that Deliveroo Riders do not undertake to do any work or services personally for another party which was “fatal” to the IWGB trade union’s claim for statutory trade union recognition.
• Maternity Action has released a report revealing that one in every twenty mothers are made redundant during pregnancy, maternity leave or on return to work.
• In a call to business leaders, the CBI’s Director-General, Carolyn Fairbairn, says sexual harassment in all forms is unacceptable and committed leadership is needed to ensure the workplace harassment-free.