Archive: Nov 2017

  • Do employers have to pay staff to sleep in?

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    The case of Focus Care Agency Limited v Roberts and other cases 2017 considered three appeals involving workers carrying out sleep- in shifts where they were required to carry out duties if necessary. The crux of the issue in the three appeals was whether the employees who slept in so that they could perform duties, […]

  • Sexual Harassment

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    Sexual Harassment in the Workplace The TV and newspapers are absolutely full of sexual harassment claims from both men and women, but do we know when workplace banter becomes harassment or when it is okay to touch a colleague? The definition of sexual harassment, as far as the workplace is concerned, is found in the […]