Employment Law News Updates

Here we publish information on the latest employment law news stories

Schona Jolly QC of Cloisters considers the CJEU decisions in two recent cases concerning religious dress codes in the work place and how, potentially, they throw more obstacles in the way of minority communities and leave employers, particularly in the UK, unclear about their obligations.

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Click here for note on the measures which move responsibility for deciding if the off-payroll rules for engagements in the public sector apply from an individual worker’s PSC to the public sector body, agency or third party paying them. The provisions apply to contracts entered into, or payments made, on or after 6 April 2017

Click here for a note on the Immigration Skills Charge Regulations 2017 which, from 6 April 2017, introduce a levy known as a skills charge for sponsoring employers, includes links to the new immigration rules.

Click here for a note which considers the key requirements and analyses the key terms used in The Equality Act 2010 (Gender Pay Gap Information) Regulations 2017 and The Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties and Public Authorities) Regulations 2017.

 

Click here for a short note on the regulations which will require relevant public sector employers to publish, on an annual basis, a range of data in relation to their usage and spend on trade union facility time.

Click here for note summarising the increases to the national minimum wage and the national living wage (which take effect from 1st April) and the increases in statutory limits such as the cap on a week’s pay for certain statutory payments (which take effect for actions on or post 6 April 2017).

Click here for the End of February 2017 edition of Emplaw Monthly which reviews the latest employment law news including the Trade Union Act provisions coming into force on 1st March, the increase in statutory limits from April , the outcome of the MoJ post implementation review of ET/EAT fees and the latest in the Taylor Review, as well as professional case summaries of the latest key cases (for subscribers).

Emplaw Online authors Gowling WLG have published an artilce comparing key areas of the labour laws of Canada and  the UK,

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Meanwhile don't forget there is a free ebook available on Emplaw Online which considers employment law in over 60 jurisdictions. The reference book from Multilaw lawyers around the world is found here

The Equality Act 2010 (Gender Pay Gap Information) Regulations 2017 come in to force on 6th April 2017 and  the Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties and Public Authorities) Regulations 2017 come in to force on 31st March 2017. Whilst the principle may be simple, understanding the detail is very much more complex. Click here for a set of probing FAQ's from Emplaw Online to give employment law specialists the information they need.

Click here for the End of January 2017 edition of Emplaw Monthly which reviews the latest employment law news including apprenticeship targets and gender pay gap reporting obligations for the public sector, plus the latest on regulations following the Trade Union Act 2016 and a new TUC guide on tackling workplace stress, as well as professional case summaries of the latest key cases (for subscribers).