#YouToo: The Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Report of the House of Commons Women and Equalities Committee – Karon Monaghan

Towards the end of last year, the House of Commons Women and Equalities Committee (WEC) commenced an inquiry into sexual harassment of women and girls in public places. WEC’s report on this is expected in Autumn 2018. In the meantime, in February 2018, WEC began an inquiry into sexual harassment in the workplace. Both inquiries … Continue reading #YouToo: The Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Report of the House of Commons Women and Equalities Committee – Karon Monaghan

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Pimlico Plumbers: Cutting the Gordian Knot of Substitution Clauses? Michael Ford

It has become an orthodoxy in employment law that an employment contract requires personal service, which a valid substitution clause can defeat. The same approach has been read across to ‘worker’ status, where the various statutory definitions all refer to contracts under which an individual undertakes to ‘perform personally any work or services’ for the … Continue reading Pimlico Plumbers: Cutting the Gordian Knot of Substitution Clauses? Michael Ford

‘I Lost my Job Over a Facebook Post: Was that Fair?’ Virginia Mantouvalou

Social media posts are often spontaneous and thoughtless, but many people are dismissed because of what they post on platforms such as Twitter, Facebook or Instagram. A woman employed by a US government contractor lost her job because she was photographed extending her middle finger at the motorcade of President Trump when she was away … Continue reading ‘I Lost my Job Over a Facebook Post: Was that Fair?’ Virginia Mantouvalou