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Tribunal Watch

The latest on employment tribunals from the XpertHR legal team

Tribunal Watch continues at PersonnelToday.com

The XpertHR legal team continues to provide details of the latest news on employment tribunals on PersonnelToday.com. Stories about employment tribunals, which include links to guidance on XpertHR and key articles from press coverage, that would previously have appeared on this blog now appear on a dedicated page on PersonnelToday.com.… continue

Employment tribunal decisions 03.02.14 to 09.02.14: Forced retirement of police officers after 30 years is age discrimination

A round-up of links to stories about employment tribunal rulings reported in the week beginning 3 February 2014, during which an employment tribunal decided that the “A19 rule” in police pensions regulations, which means that police officers can be forced to retire after 30 years’ service, is discriminatory. Police win… continue

Employment tribunal decisions 27.01.14 to 02.02.14: £37,000 for bus driver dismissed after blackout crash

A round-up of links to stories about employment tribunal rulings reported in the week beginning 27 January 2014, during which it emerged that a bus driver who blacked out while driving a double-decker has been awarded £37,000 for unfair dismissal. Belfast bus crash: driver gets £37,000 for unfair dismissal In… continue

 

Employment Intelligence

Perspectives on HR and the workplace from the XpertHR teams in the UK and the USA

Wage Theft Podcast Examines Troubling US Trend

Is wage theft on the rise among employers? Some reports estimate that wage theft is costing US employees billions of dollars per year. The Department of Labor certainly has taken note and stepped up investigations into this issue. XpertHR Legal… continue

New OSHA Recordkeeping/Reporting Requirements Go Into Effect

January 1 was not only the first day of the New Year, it was also implementation day for many new and updated employment laws. In the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) arena, January 1 marked the beginning of the… continue

New Leave Laws Impact Employee Handbooks: Five Key Facts

As we say hello to 2015, a number of new leave laws may have a significant impact on employee handbooks. If you have not updated your handbook in the past year or two, chances are it is not compliant with… continue

 

Pay Intelligence

Perspectives on pay, benefits and the economy from the XpertHR team

National minimum wage: What’s your view on the potential above-inflation increase for 2014/2015?

It appears possible that the UK national minimum wage will be subject to an above-inflation increase for 2014/2015. XpertHR would like to canvass your views on the potential above-inflation national minimum wage increase for 2014/2015. Please take part in the… continue

XpertHR economic overview February 2014: Why pay could prove pivotal to economic recovery

UK economic recovery appears to be well underway in 2014, but strong growth in pay awards could be required for a truly sustainable return to growth. XpertHR’s economic commentary for February 2014 reports on latest data and expected future trends… continue

#HRJobs: XpertHR is looking to recruit a Pay Data Consultant

Want to join the XpertHR team? XpertHR Salary Surveys is looking for a Pay Data Consultant to join a small team supporting new and existing customers. A major part of this role will be to familiarise all new survey users… continue