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Case law: Employees with no specific duties are not working while asleep, when calculating whether minimum wage being paid

Employers should count only the hours that sleep-in employees - with no specific duties to perform during their shift - are awake, when calculating whether they are being paid the national minimum or living wage, following a shock ruling from the Court of Appeal.Read more

Posted on 31 July 2018 | 10:30 am

Case law: Court clarifies when employer's discriminatory practice is lawful because it is a proportionate means of achieving a legitimate aim

An employer arguing that an otherwise discriminatory practice is a proportionate means of achieving a legitimate aim, and therefore lawful, should ensure they have compared its effect on the relevant employees against the importance of their legitimate aim, a recent ruling makes clear.Read more

Posted on 31 July 2018 | 10:29 am

Case law: Monitoring disabled employees' work and workflow can be a reasonable adjustment for the purposes of discrimination law

Employers should consider monitoring disabled employees' work and workflows as part of the process of considering 'reasonable adjustments' at work, a recent ruling makes clear.

An employee was disabled by reason of his epilepsy. Employers are legally required to make 'reasonable adjustments' for disabled employees, to alleviate the effect of their disadvantage.… Read more

Posted on 31 July 2018 | 10:28 am