Employment Law Weekly News Update – 8 February 2018

 

In this edition:

• The EAT agree with the ET that there was no age discrimination where a long serving employee aged 60, who was judged to be incapable, was given the option to retire to preserve his dignity, rather than be dismissed.
• The Government have launched four separate consultations as part of the ‘Good Work plan’ in response to the independent Taylor Review which investigated the impact of modern working practices.
• Law firm Leigh Day have announced that legal proceedings have begun in the first equal pay claims against Tesco over pay disparity between female store workers and male depot workers.
• Business in the Community in partnership with Public Health England have produced the first ever sleep and recovery toolkit to help employers work with employees to support sleep and recovery