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Case law: Changing passwords to employee’s personal internet accounts on company devices ruled unlawful

Employers entitled to access an employee’s personal internet accounts on a company phone or other device should avoid changing the security details on those accounts as this may breach their duty of care towards the employee, a ruling makes clear.

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Posted on 1 April 2019 | 10:16 am

Case law: Employer unlawfully discriminated against white, straight, male job candidate

Employers must ensure their recruitment policies do not systemically favour job candidates with protected characteristics, such as a particular gender, sexual orientation, race or disability. However, they can operate a ‘positive action plan’ provided the relevant candidates are genuinely as well qualified as other candidates to do the job – or risk a discrimination claim.Read more

Posted on 1 April 2019 | 10:15 am

Case law: Prior final written warning was valid, despite failure to fully investigate when it was given

Employers must follow fair procedures, including carrying out a proper investigation, when deciding whether to issue a disciplinary sanction such as a final written warning. However, a tribunal will not generally re-open the validity of past written warnings when deciding whether a subsequent dismissal is fair, a recent case shows.Read more

Posted on 1 April 2019 | 10:15 am