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Pregnant Care Worker Dismissed After Request To Opt Out Of 48 Hour Week Wins Tribunal Judgement

A recent Employment Tribunal has backed a pregnant care worker who was sacked when she wanted to opt out of a 48 hour plus working week clause. The employee has won more than £35,000 in compensation. The case again highlights your rights as employees  to ask  for altered working conditions during pregnancy and to have …
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It’s Summer And Heat waves- So What Are Your Rights When Working In The Heat?

As the hot summer continues many employees, including domestic and household, some of whentom work outsied, want to know what are their rights in hot weather conditions. So  what are the rules? Well, essentially, there are no hard and fast rules, more a “reasonable” approach.. The Health and Safety Executive explain that  the temperature in …
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Pregnant Worker Dismissed After Request To Opt Out Of 48 Hour Week Wins Tribunal Judgement

A  pregnant care assistant sacked after wanting to opt out of  a 48 hour plus working week has won more than £35,000 in compensation. The case again reinforces how employers must take medical conditions and other factors into consideration when staff request changes to working hours. Mrs. Peart  was unfairly dismissed, the  Middlesbrough Employment Tribunal …
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EU Migrant Post Brexit Salary …

EU Migrant Post Brexit Salary Threshold May Be Reviewed. The £30.000 per annum pre-tax salary threshold for migrant workers post-Brexit may be reviewed, employers of domestic staff will be interested to learn. The possible change to the threshold has been announced by Home Secretary Sajid Javid. https://www.politicshome.com/news/uk/politics/news/104817/sajid-javid-orders-review-%C2%A330000-salary-threshold-immigrants-post The present focus on £30,000 originated last year …
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