Employment Law Weekly News Update

21st June 2018

In this edition:

• The Court of Appeal hold that the dismissal of a union representative for storing and sharing confidential information, which raised concerns about five union members’ selection for redundancy, was unfair.

• Acas has published new guidance on suspension, where an employee continues to be employed but does not have to attend work or do any work.

• The Ministry of Justice have published quarterly ET statistics for Jan to Mar 2018 which show that single ET claims increased by 118%, with breaches of the Working Time Regulations being the most common complaint.

• The High Court has given the IWGB union permission for a judicial review of the CAC’s decision that Deliveroo drivers are not workers for the purpose of obtaining statutory recognition for collective bargaining.