Are you continuing to protect vulnerable employees?

In the case of Prosser v Community Gateway Association Limited, Ms Prosser (who was on a zero hours contract) confirmed that she was pregnant to her employer just after the initial COVID lockdown. Whilst Ms Prosser wanted to continue working during her pregnancy, her employer did not offer her shifts as a result of following Read more about Are you continuing to protect vulnerable employees?[…]

But it’s just the menopause – isn’t it?

In the case of Rooney v Leicester City Council,  the Employment Appeal Tribunal ruled that an earlier judgment of a Tribunal was incorrect when it did not classify menopausal symptoms as a disability. This is a new area of law but employers should be mindful that an employee ‘simply’ going through the menopause may well Read more about But it’s just the menopause – isn’t it?[…]