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Tag Archives: employment rights

Employment rights and interns – are they entitled to payment ?

Due to the current economic climate, overcrowded labour market and increasing number of graduates coming out of university the number of internships which are available has greatly increased over the last few years as a way for people to get their foot in the door. However, due to recent legal rulings employers may now be [...]

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Discrimination issues and the burden of the recession

Well, it seems that that’s exactly what the government are hoping for. They intend to simplify the Equality Act to lessen what they believe are unnecessary obligations placed on businesses. The new plans include the possible scrapping of the third party harassment law, which includes removing the employer’s liability when an employee is harassed by [...]

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Employee rights

The Employment Rights Act 1996 provides a number of rights to employees. Some of the rights are only available to those who have been employed for a specific minimum period of time. In this article we will have a look at some basic rights that employees enjoy and the applicable minimum periods of continuous employment. [...]

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