Employment Law Weekly News Update

8th March 2018

In this edition:

• The Court of Appeal hold that the development over a period of time of an expectation and assumption that a disabled employee would work late was a ‘practice’, triggering the duty to make reasonable adjustments.
• The ECJ hold that EU law does not prevent the dismissal of a pregnant worker in the context of a collective redundancy but specified information to substantiate the dismissal must be provided in writing.
• The Equalities Office has published a best practice guide for employers to develop effective returner programmes for people returning to work after a long break from paid work for caring or other reasons.
• The ICO publishes ‘An introduction to the Data Protection Bill’ to help people and organisations navigate their way around the Bill and focus on the sections that are most relevant to them.