In Parsons v Airplus International Ltd, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that a disclosure made by an employee purely out of concern for her own liability was not a qualifying disclosure.
In Various claimants v Wm Morrisons Supermarket PLC, the first group litigation involving a mass data breach, the High Court has ruled that an employer was vicariously liable for an employee’s deliberate disclosure of the personal data of around 100,000 employees.
In Independent Workers’ Union of Great Britain (IWGB) v RooFoods Ltd (t/a Deliveroo), the Central Arbitration Committee (CAC) has considered the IWGB’s application to the CAC for statutory recognition in respect of Deliveroo’s riders in the Camden area.
In Uber BV and others v Aslam and others, the Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) has upheld the Employment Tribunal’s decision that Uber’s drivers are workers and not self-employed contractors.
In Page v NHS Trust Development Authority, an Employment Tribunal has dismissed a claim of religious or belief discrimination by a Christian non-executive director who had been removed from office after publicising his opposition to same-sex adoption in the national media.
The Ministry of Justice and Her Majesty’s Courts and Tribunals Service (HMCT) have set out details of how Employment Tribunal and Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) fees will be reimbursed following the Supreme Court’s ruling that the fee regime was unlawful.
In NHS 24 v Pillar, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) considered whether it was unfair for an employer’s investigation into misconduct to take account of previous similar incidents which had been dealt with through training rather than disciplinary action.
In Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis (MPS) v Denby, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has ruled that a manager who influenced the decision-maker to act in a discriminatory way in disciplinary proceedings could be liable.