Cases of interest - September 2016
The employee, a pilot, was dismissed following allegations that he sexually harassed a flight attendant. The Employment Court held that the employer’s investigation was procedurally flawed because the employer had scrutinised the employee’s account of the incident more vigorously than that of the flight attendant and other witnesses.
Criminal record checks
A job applicant doesn’t have to offer information about their previous criminal convictions if they are not asked to. However, if an employer asks job applicants if they have any previous convictions, they should act in good faith and tell the truth, especially if it is likely that the particular...
Shops that can open on restricted trading days
There are three types of shops which can open on restricted trading days:
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