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Private eye fitted GPS tracker to off-sick call centre worker mum's car

Private eye fitted GPS tracker to off-sick call centre worker mum's car | Employment Law | Scoop.it
A tracking device was secretly fitted to a Bradford mum’s car by private investigators brought in by West Yorkshire fire chiefs to discover whether she was moonlighting while on sick leave from her job as a 999 call handler.
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Unions protest at new ‘Victorian’ tribunal fees

Unions protest at new ‘Victorian’ tribunal fees | Employment Law | Scoop.it
Protests will be held on Monday as controversial new fees come into force for workers taking a case to an employment tribunal.

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Employees' rights over their choice of grievance companion - CIPD (blog)

Employees' rights over their choice of grievance companion - CIPD (blog) | Employment Law | Scoop.it
Employees' rights over their choice of grievance companion CIPD (blog) When workers choose companions to accompany them to a grievance hearing, does an employer have the right to decide the person chosen is unreasonable and reject the worker's...
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Employment tribunal fees may cause meltdown - The Times (subscription)

Employment tribunal fees may cause meltdown - The Times (subscription) | Employment Law | Scoop.it
Employment tribunal fees may cause meltdown The Times (subscription) The new fee system, due to be implemented on July 29, 2013, could force the Employment Tribunals Service into meltdown, causing delays for claimants and restricting access to...
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Bangladesh Defends New Labor Law Amid Criticism - IndustryWeek

Bangladesh Defends New Labor Law Amid Criticism - IndustryWeek | Employment Law | Scoop.it
Bangladesh Defends New Labor Law Amid Criticism
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DHAKA, Bangladesh—Bangladesh today defended its new labor laws and said it is angry at criticism from the International Labor Organization (ILO), which called the legislation inadequate.
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£3.4m payout awarded to Cambridge businessman by employment tribunal

£3.4m payout awarded to Cambridge businessman by employment tribunal | Employment Law | Scoop.it
A Cambridge businessman has been awarded an astonishing £3.4 million by an employment tribunal.
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Sutton Coldfield teacher sues Selly Oak school because chairs were too low

Sutton Coldfield teacher sues Selly Oak school because chairs were too low | Employment Law | Scoop.it
Diane King is suing Paganel Primary School in Selly Oak after alleging working there worsened her back condition (Teacher sues Selly Oak school because chairs were too low #HR #Employment law #Tribunal
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Unfair or Constructive Dismissal - What's the difference?

People often use the phrases constructive dismissal or unfair dismissal without really understanding what they mean. This article explains the difference.
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Employment law must fall into line with the rest of UK - Belfast Telegraph

Employment law must fall into line with the rest of UK - Belfast Telegraph | Employment Law | Scoop.it
Employment law must fall into line with the rest of UK
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EMPLOYMENT law is a devolved responsibility for the Northern Ireland Executive.
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Zero hours Britain: 'I didn't know week to week what I was going to get'

Zero hours Britain: 'I didn't know week to week what I was going to get' | Employment Law | Scoop.it
People across the UK on what it is like not knowing how big next week's pay cheque will be – or if they will be one at all
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The differing status of workers on standard contracts and zero-hours contracts is currently coming into the media and political spotlight. Legally the differences are quite stark and can drastically affect an employees rights.

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Sports Direct: 90% of staff on zero-hour contracts

Sports Direct: 90% of staff on zero-hour contracts | Employment Law | Scoop.it
Retail chain's 20,000 part-time workforce do not know how many hours they will work each week and have no holiday or sick pay
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AOP support in Ultralase employment tribunal - Optometry Today

AOP support in Ultralase employment tribunal - Optometry Today | Employment Law | Scoop.it
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AOP support in Ultralase employment tribunal
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Some former employees proceeded to bring claims against Ultralase for failure to inform and consult in respect of redundancy.
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Important changes to UK employment law effective 29 July 2013 - Lexology (registration)

Important changes to UK employment law effective 29 July 2013 - Lexology (registration) | Employment Law | Scoop.it
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Important changes to UK employment law effective 29 July 2013
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Employment Tribunal rules. A new set of procedural rules comes into force for Employment Tribunal claims.
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Weekly 327 - Labour and European Law Review

Weekly 327 - Labour and European Law Review | Employment Law | Scoop.it
Labour and European Law Review 327. Read articles on Fewer deaths at work, Re-engagement order and Victimised.
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The latest edition of Labour and European Law Review from Thompsons Solicitors including case studies relating to re-engagement and victimisation.

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Unison brings legal challenge to employment tribunal fees - Lexology (registration)

Unison brings legal challenge to employment tribunal fees - Lexology (registration) | Employment Law | Scoop.it
Unison brings legal challenge to employment tribunal fees
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UNISON has confirmed that is making an application to the High Court to challenge the introduction of fees in the employment tribunal system.
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Simplified TUPE regulations due by September | HRreview

Simplified TUPE regulations due by September | HRreview | Employment Law | Scoop.it
Employment Minister, Jo Swinson, has announced that simplified TUPE regulations will be unveiled in September.
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Unison applies for judicial review to stop 'brutal' charges for employment tribunals - Mirror.co.uk

The controversial fees for workers fighting unfair dismissal and discrimination cases are due to be introduced next month



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