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Punishing strikers violates human rights, Supreme Court rules

Punishing employees who have taken part in strike action goes against the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), a Supreme Court judgement ruled this week (16 April).

Deliveroo riders are not employees, Supreme Court rules

Riders hired by Deliveroo do not have an employment relationship with the food delivery giant and cannot be represented by a trade union, the Supreme Court has ruled.

Holiday pay tribunal backlog in Northern Ireland will take decade to clear

Addressing the backlog of holiday pay claims in Northern Ireland could take more than a decade, the president of the Industrial Tribunals and Fair Employment Tribunal has warned.

Supreme Court grants Usdaw appeal in Tesco fire and rehire case

The Supreme Court has granted the Union of Shop Distributive and Allied Workers (Usdaw) permission to pursue its case against Tesco over use of fire and rehire tactics.

12 months of 2022: July

As we reach the end of the year, our 12 Days of Christmas countdown revisits each month's most notable happenings.

HR urged to check holiday pay policy pending Supreme Court ruling

HR has been urged to ensure Working Time Directive (WTD) leave is in order pending a Supreme Court decision relating to holiday pay.