“a busy 50-year-old manager at an airline in Paris, sounds like she would benefit from France’s new “right to disconnect” law that guarantees all employees freedom from their work smartphone and email. ”
Since January 2017 French workers have the right to switch off and not accept telephone calls or emails when not at work.
“Cancer survivor Terry Foster, 58, tells the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire programme he was sacked after being diagnosed with lymphoma, as his company felt he “wouldn’t be able to handle the stress of the job”.”
Matching models, an “international temp agency for beautiful and talented people”, recently advertised for personal assistant with “a classic look, long brown hair with a B to C cup. The Equality and Human Rights Comiision called it “appalling, unlawful and demeaning”
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The number of employment tribunal claims for discrimination arising from disability appears to be rising. This article looks at what is behind the trend, and asks how future developments could affect the way employers manage disabled people at work.
The 3 year old boy was rushed to hospital initially after a burn. 2 days later when he had a fever he was misdiagnosed with tonsillitis. Doctors later recognised he was suffering with toxic shock syndrome, which resulted in him having to have his legs and several fingers amputated. The NHS trust has apologised ‘unreservedly’, admitting full liability.
A report has shown that only 2% of NHS trusts are chaired by people from a black and ethnic minority background and under 30% of trusts are chaired by women. These figures are also similar across trust executive boards. The report has recommended government intervention to insist that NHS trust boards undertake radical transformation to better reflect the communities they serve.