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  • MOrsel: States of Jersey vote to adopt a series of ‘family-friendly’ rights weblink

    Briefings | 23 July 2014

    The States of Jersey have passed an amendment to the Employment (Jersey) Law 2003, incorporating a number of ‘family-friendly’ rights into the legislation.

  • New white paper on discrimination — Jersey weblink

    Briefings | 28 March 2014

    There is a newly published white paper on a proposed law to protect against sex discrimination.

  • An employer's 'discretion' — an unfettered right? weblink

    Briefings | 14 October 2013

    In a welcome judgment for employers, the Guernsey Employment and Discrimination Tribunal (the Tribunal) recently rejected an employee’s claim for constructive unfair dismissal.

  • It's all about the process: disciplinary procedures weblink

    Briefings | 29 July 2013

    In Guernsey and Jersey there are currently no statutory provisions which dictate how a disciplinary procedure should be conducted.

  • Victimisation claims — has employment protection gone too far? weblink

    Briefings | 29 July 2013

    In the recent UK case of Woodhouse v West North West Home Leeds, the Employment Tribunal’s original judgment was overturned by the Employment Appeal Tribunal, producing an interesting outcome and one which some employers may find unpalatable and a step too far…...

  • Zero-hours contracts — Wojtazewski v BOA Ltd weblink

    Briefings | 29 July 2013

    The Jersey Employment Tribunal (JET) has recently struck out a claim for redundancy and payment of notice brought by a worker contracted under a zero hours contract on the basis that he was not an ‘employee’ and was not therefore entitled to bring any claims under the Employment (Jersey) Law 2003 (the Law).

  • Cotterill v David Rubin and Partners (C.I) Ltd weblink

    Briefings | 29 July 2013

    On 3 June 2013, the Guernsey Employment and Discrimination Tribunal held that Susan Cotterill had been unfairly dismissed by reason of redundancy from Archer Divers Builders Limited, but concluded that...

  • A holiday is good for your health weblink

    Briefings | 29 July 2013

    A number of studies have extoled the virtues of the humble holiday, hailing its ability to reduce blood pressure, improve sleep and recover from (or avoid) stress. It is difficult to deny that holiday is important for both employers and employees.

  • Control of Housing and Work (Jersey) Law 2012 now in force weblink

    Briefings | 2 July 2013

    The Control of Housing & Work (Jersey) Law 2012, which has been in discussion for many years, came into force on 1 July 2013.

  • 26-week qualifying period for unfair dismissal to remain weblink

    Briefings | 19 June 2013

    The Employment Forum has recommended that the existing qualifying period for protection against unfair dismissal should remain at 26 weeks.