News - 10-17 November 2022
Published 18 November 2022
Here is the news.
We start this week with ACAS new guidance on the use of suspension in the workplace.(1) Next we look at the impact of the cost of living crisis and workplace ‘burnout’ on mental health.(2)We now turn to the soon to be enacted Careers Leave Bill.(3)We have caselaw on a ‘whistleblowing’ oil trader who the Employment Tribunal determined was not entitled to such protections.(4)Research by Citation shows the extent of ‘quiet quitting’ in the UK.(5) Staff at made.com take action after they were informed of mass redundancies by zoom.(6)Migrant workers at Dyson issue proceedings over forced labour and abusive working conditions.(7)
Substantial compensation has been awarded to an ex-employee of thew Post Office in a long running ‘whistleblowing’ case.(8)In a trend that will surely continue, the EAT has ruled that a lack of ‘meaningful consultation’ amounted to unfair dismissal.(9) A Private Members Bill will soon come into force which will affect future harassment claims.(10)Here’s November 2022’s Quarterly Caselaw from Shoosmiths.(10)