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In the latest of our series of posts on employment law stories in the news we examine ten employment law-related stories that made headlines this week

  1. Part-time judge’s claim for judicial pension dismissed as out of time – A retired part-time judge has lost a tribunal claim for a pension after complaining that she had not been treated as favourably as full-time judges (The Solicitors’  Journal)
  2. ‘Administrative’ solution to employment tribunal fee issues imminent – A short stay on employment tribunal claims brought “in reliance upon” the Supreme Court’s recent finding that the fee regime introduced in 2013 was unlawful has been lifted by the tribunal service (Out-Law)
  3. Male police officers given £96,000 payout after they were sidelined for calling out sexism – Two male police officers have been awarded £96,000 after they claimed they were sidelined for raising concerns about sexist attitudes in their force (The Telegraph)
  4. Lloyds credit crunch boss sues for unpaid bonuses – The man in charge of Lloyds at the height of the credit crunch is suing the bank for hundreds of thousands of pounds in unpaid bonuses. According to The Times, Eric Daniels and the former head of Lloyd’s wholesale banking division, Truett Tate, filed the claim with the High Court this  (Citywire)
  5. Tories may compel firms to disclose gap between pay of CEOs and workers – Britain’s top companies could be forced to disclose and explain the pay gap between their chief executive and workers under plans to be set out by Theresa May as she tries to show her domestic reform agenda remains on track (The Guardian)
  6. Textile company fined after worker suffers crushed hand – A Devonshire based textile company, Heathcoat Fabrics Limited has been fined after 21-year old employee Anthony Seward suffered life changing hand injuries (HSE)
  7. Government career break returner schemes launched – Government schemes to help civil servants, teachers, social workers and health workers get back to work after a career break have been launched. The schemes are paid placements in the workplace which include training (BBC)
  8. Company fined for health and safety failures on construction site – A Bristol-based construction company has been fined for failing to ensure construction work was planned and managed, despite previous warnings (HSE)
  9. May attacks excessive pay as ‘unacceptable face of capitalism’ – Theresa May has attacked excessive boardroom pay as the “unacceptable face of capitalism” as she prepares this week to launch a watered-down package of measures to address the issue (The Financial Times)
  10. Employment Tribunal President lifts stay on claims and applications in reliance upon UNISON decision – The President of the Employment Tribunal (ET), Judge Brian Doyle, has made a second case management order for claims and applications brought in light of the Supreme Court’s decision in R(UNISON) V Lord Chancellor (Lexology)

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