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A recent report from the independent think-tank, the Resolution Foundation, has highlighted that many workers – particularly young workers – are not receiving their fundamental entitlements in the workplace and are not taking steps to enforce their rights.
In the recent Court of Appeal case of Kocur v Angard Staffing Solutions Limited, the Court examined whether or not an agency worker was entitled - under the Agency Worker Regulations 2010 (the Regulations) - to be offered the same number of hours of work as those performed by a permanent employee.
What could the Government's new consultation on sexual harassment in the workplace mean for employers?
Despite the fact that there is such a clear legal position on this issue there is significant evidence to suggest that workplace sexual harassment remains widespread. The Government believes that this suggests that employers are not taking adequate steps to prevent harassment from happening.
The Court of Appeal has today published its decision in relation to Hextall v Chief Constable of Leicestershire Police and Ali v Capita Customer Management, two cases that considered whether or not it was discriminatory for employers not to pay a man who takes shared parental leave following the birth of a child at the same rate as a woman on maternity leave.