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In the next case, an employee was fairly dismissed for making derogatory comments about his employer on Facebook, even though the misconduct had taken place two years before dismissal and the employer had been aware of the misconduct throughout that period and had not taken action.


Does EU law give agency workers the same opportunity to be considered for vacancies as the employer’s permanent staff?

An employment tribunal has ordered an employer to pay £17,000 to a Jewish applicant who was subjected to indirect discrimination when she was turned down for a job because she would not work on Saturdays which her religion prohibited.

The use of e-cigarettes is still a relatively new phenomenon so it is unsurprising that many employers are unsure about how to control their use in the workplace.

The new system of shared parental leave (SPL) becomes available in just six weeks’ time and, if you haven’t already done so, you can use the remaining time to make any changes to your existing policies in readiness for the introduction of the new system.