Up close and personnel — January 2014
Bristows has published its Up close and personnel newsletter for January 2014.
- New rates for statutory sick pay, statutory maternity pay, statutory paternity pay and statutory adoption pay announced
- Does the duty to make reasonable adjustments oblige an employer to make such adjustments for employees who care for disabled people?
- Is a belief in ‘democratic socialism’ a philosophical belief under the Equality Act 2010?
- Who can accompany workers to grievance hearings?
- New shared parental leave scheme — Q&A
- Was a care worker who believed that Sunday should be a day of rest indirectly discriminated against by her employer’s requirement that all care workers must work some Sunday shifts?
- Should holiday pay include commission?
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