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Expert advice: Pregnancy and maternity discrimination - new report calls for action

Written by James Sage on .

Expert advice: Pregnancy and maternity discrimination - new report calls for action

In January 2017, in response to a report from the Women and Equalities Committee, the government committed to “strengthen existing protections and… to review the position in relation to redundancy” for pregnant employees.

Faced with increasing requests for help to their advice line, the charity Maternity Action have produced a

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Expert advice: Opening stage of employment tribunal fee refund scheme launched

Written by Pip Galland on .

Expert advice: Opening stage of employment tribunal fee refund scheme launched

Employers are by now aware of the Supreme Court’s judgment of 26 July 2017, which declared employment tribunal fees unlawful.

However, the Government’s plan to repay all Employment Tribunal and Appeal Employment Tribunal fees since their introduction in 2013 has remained unreported until now.

Last Friday, 20 October 2017, the

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Expert opinion: How to deal with sexual harassment complaints in the workplace

Written by Helen Lucas on .

Expert opinion: How to deal with sexual harassment complaints in the workplace

Following the recent revelations in the celebrity and political world we have seen more attention on this problem. A BBC Radio 5 survey found that 52 percent of the participants experienced sexual harassment in the workplace, showing how widespread this issue is.

Several high profile individuals have recently emerged as

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