Employment Law Weekly News Update – 23 November 2017

In this edition:

• An ET finds that an employee’s colour blindness did not come within the definition of disability because his coping strategies mean there are no substantial adverse effects on his day to day activities.
• Acas has published new advice on sexual harassment at work for employers and employees that outlines what kind of workplace behaviours could be considered sexual harassment and how to report it.
• The Ministry of Justice has announced that all those eligible for employment tribunal fee refunds can now apply, following the successful opening phase of the scheme.
• The Work and Pensions Committee has called for evidence from carers and employers about the realities of juggling caring duties with paid employment.