Operations Manager Unfairly Dismissed – Associative Disability Discrimination

Associative Disability Discrimination – Operations Manager Unfairly Dismissed   An employment tribunal has found an employer has committed associative disability discrimination against one of their employees. The employee indicated that he would be spending more time caring for his daughter, who has cystic fibrosis, in order to help care for her and was dismissed shortly after.…

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Should Smoking Policies Include the Use of E-Cigarettes?

Should Smoking Policies Include the Use of E-Cigarettes?   A recent employment tribunal ruling has highlighted the need for employers to consider whether the use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) should be included within their smoking policies.   Currently the legislation prohibiting smoking in the workplace defines smoking as lit tobacco or any other substance that can…

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