A fortnightly Employment Law podcast placing a spotlight on recent cases and keeping you up to date with the very latest changes in the law. CPD available. This podcast is an overview of the cases and law. How the law will apply in any particular case will depend on the individual circumstances. Listeners should seek legal advice if any of the matters discussed are relevant to a specific issue or concern. “These podcasts include excerpts from “The Corporate Machine” by Seastock and “Vivaldi - Motet for Soprano and Orchestra larghetto” by Advent Chamber Orchestra licensed under an Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License”, to view the license visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/us/
Episode 205 – A View from Mayer Brown - Splitting employment contracts on a TUPE transfer and disciplinary action against an employee for refusing to wear a face mask
In this episode, Chris Fisher and Miriam Bruce look at the recent cases of McTear v Amey on when an employee’s contract can be split in two on a TUPE transfer and Kubilius v Kent Foods, the first Tribunal decision regarding an employee’s refusal to wear a face mask.
Episode 204 – A View from Mayer Brown - Disclosure of employee phones in litigation and covert surveillance by employees in the workplace
In this episode, Chris Fisher and Miriam Bruce look at the Phones 4U v EE and Northbay v Anderson cases which consider the disclosure of employees’ personal phones in litigation and when covert surveillance by an employee in the workplace will amount to grounds for dismissal.
Episode 203 – A View from Mayer Brown - Discrimination claims: when is a ‘protected act’ protected and how often should employers conduct harassment training
In this episode, Chris looks at two discrimination decisions from the EAT: Chalmers v Airpoint on when a complaint about discrimination will amount to a protected act for victimisation purposes, and Allay (UK) v Gehlen which looks at how often an employer should run bullying and harassment training.
Episode 202 – A View from Mayer Brown
In this episode, Chris looks at two recent Court of Appeal cases. Sarnoff v YZ, where disclosure was ordered in a UK discrimination claim against a board director living in the US, and Adedeji v University Hospitals Birmingham, where an extension of time for a discrimination claim was refused despite being only three days late.
Episode 201 – A View from Mayer Brown
In this episode, Chris Fisher looks at two cases: the landmark case of Steer v Stormsure which may lead to interim relief becoming available in discrimination cases, and Gerrard v ENRC which relates to whether covert surveillance can ever amount to harassment.
Episode 200 – A View from Mayer Brown
In his final podcast for Mayer Brown, Nick concludes his review of key lessons he has learnt during 30 plus years of being an employment lawyer. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.
Very informative and topical.
In a quick and easily consumed format.