An employer whose business model uses “gig staff” (presumed to be self-employed often) has told a committee of MP’s that if a worker takes them to Tribunal and wins, gaining rights to paid holiday and to the Living Wage, the employer would not roll out the rights to anyone else. Read More Read more>>
A judgment from the Appeal Tribunal has been handed down and comes as a relief to many practitioners who now welcome judicial guidance on this common problem.
In the case of Herry v Dudley MBC, the employee claimed to be disabled by virtue of workplace stress. His doctor supported this and reported him as suffering from stress.