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Monthly Archives: June 2019

Legal issues – Working time and record-keeping

Background The UK’s myriad rules on working time, rest breaks, rest periods and holidays are found in the UK’s Working Time Regulations 1998 (WTR). The WTR were developed from the Working Time Directive (WTD), which operates at a European level. Much of the European case law is decided on the […]

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Legal Issues – Family leave and discrimination

Background We issued an update in 2017 looking at whether enhancing maternity pay but not pay for other forms of family leave was discriminatory. At that time, in Ali v Capita Customer Management Limited, Mr Ali successfully claimed direct discrimination when his employer paid him only the statutory rate of […]

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