November 2012

Even messages on private Facebook pages can get employees fired

November 14, 2012

Guest post regarding employment law and social media from At The Glasgow Law Practice. The GLP advise employers and employees in relation to issues arising from Social Media use and Employment Law. IRRESPONSIBLE posts on social media can lead to dismissal – even when they are made outside work. The following case demonstrates that even […]

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Employer Responsibilities

November 8, 2012

(US employment law and generally) An employer has certain responsibilities to their employees when they are on the job. These are rules and regulations that have been hard fought throughout the historical labor movements of the late nineteenth and early 20th centuries. Today employers are held to very stringent standards of conduct in order to […]

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Can I be suspended from work without pay?

November 7, 2012

If you’ve been suspended from work or think that you may be suspended from work then one of the first things that you’ll want to find out (apart from, obviously, what the potential consequences of your suspension are) is whether you’re being suspended on pay or not. This post will address this issue and offer […]

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Employees taking any benefits offered out of an employment contract are bound by the contract rules high court

November 6, 2012

For employees who take up a benefit offered specifically to a person in their position in the company, they will be held to the terms of their employment contract, even if they had not signed any formal contract. The High Court ruled that if an employee were to use a benefit, which was offered under […]

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5 tips on whether an employee should compromise their unfair dismissal claim

November 1, 2012

Does the employee have a potential unfair dismissal claim? What prospect of success does their unfair dismissal claim realistically have? What’s a reasonable value for the employee’s potential unfair dismissal claim? How much is the employee being offered in the compromise agreement? Is the termination of the contract of employment acrimonious or not? Does the […]

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