Employment Law Weekly News Update – 15 November 2018

In this edition:

• An ET finds that a black employee suffered direct race discrimination when the employer refused his request to remove a contractor worker from the premises after the worker made a racist remark.
• Acas has published new advice after research revealed that only 1 in 4 employers adapt performance management systems for staff with special needs and disabilities and conditions such as dyslexia and autism.
• A culture of pay secrecy persists in UK workplaces according to new research from the Fawcett Society, which they claim allows pay discrimination to thrive.
• A motor industry employee has been sentenced to six months in prison in the first prosecution to be brought by the Information Commissioner’s Office under the Computer Misuse Act 1990.News Update – 15 November 2018