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12 May, 2011

Working Families warns against discrimination law change

Charity urges government to tread carefully in reviewing employment law to ensure that employees’ rights at work are not rendered meaningless.

11 May, 2011

Government to extend its review of employment law

New areas that it will consider reforming are collective redundancy consultation periods, TUPE regulations, and discrimination compensation.

11 May, 2011

11 May, 2011

Employment Law Update

Issue 100 of Garden Court Chambers' Employment Law Bulletin is now available.

9 May, 2011

Agency Workers Regulations guidance

Government publishes guidance to help employers and recruitment sector understand the requirements of the Regulations which come into force on 1 October 2011.

5 May, 2011

Equality Act 2010 (Specification of Relevant Welsh Authorities) Order 2011

New regulations that amend the list of Welsh public authorities in Part 2 of Schedule 19 to the Equality Act 2010 which are subject to the public sector equality duty in section 149 of the Act.

3 May, 2011

Citizens Advice supports introduction of specific duties under the Equality Act

Response to consultation highlights importance of specific duties being linked to obligations under the general duty.

3 May, 2011

Lack of strategic vision may have negative impact on employees with legitimate grievances

Administrative Justice and Tribunals Council publishes response to government's Resolving Workplace Disputes consultation.

3 May, 2011

28 April, 2011

Equality Act 2010 (Guidance on the Definition of Disability) Appointed Day Order 2011

New regulations issued in relation to guidance on matters to be taken into account in determining questions relating to the definition of disability for the purposes of the 2010 Act.

27 April, 2011

21 April, 2011

Thousands of workers denied legal right to paid holiday

Citizens Advice report shows that the denial of paid holiday entitlement is widespread, especially among small employers in low-profitability sectors of the economy.

19 April, 2011

Unfair dismissal reforms will leave three million workers without rights

TUC submission to review of the employment tribunal system says that the government is seeking to speed up tribunal claims by restricting access to justice for low-paid vulnerable workers.

18 April, 2011

18 April, 2011

15 April, 2011

Employment Tribunals are failing employers and employees, says CBI

Response to government's Resolving Workplace Disputes consultation.

15 April, 2011

14 April, 2011