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Proving Discrimination – Claimant has the onus (again)

24 November 2017

In our blog ‘Defending unlawful discrimination claims: Beware!’ we noted that the Employment Appeal Tribunal had suggested that the rules on burden of proof under the Equality Act 2010 ought to differ from those under the predecessor legislation given the difference in wording.

Employment status: Workers or not workers. That is the question

10 November 2017

In our recent blog we looked at employment status and the legal issues arising. This is a key issue for our law and society. Who is entitled to paid holidays? Who gets the benefit of rest breaks? To whom should the minimum wage be paid? What about unfair dismissal and the right not to be unlawfully discriminated against?

Harassment at Work – Avoiding claims: What can you do?

07 November 2017

Sexual harassment at work has become an extremely topical issue. Yesterday I was asked to speak on the BBC Radio Scotland “Call Kay” phone in and provide a legal perspective to the discussion. It is clear that identifying the bounds of acceptability within the workplace is not an easy matter on which to find consensus. Clearly there is a spectrum of behaviour and differing views as to acceptable conduct.

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