Viewing entries posted in October 2016

Changes to Employment Law and Minimum Wage

29 October 2016 | 1:06pm

2017 will see changes to Jersey's minimum wage law and the Employment (Jersey) Law 2003 coming into effect.

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Uber drivers are "workers"

28 October 2016 | 3:03pm

On 28 October 2016 the Uber judgment was published - and it is indeed a judgment of uber importance when it comes to new trends in business and the "gig economy".  Click here for the full judgment.  The effect is that Uber drivers are now classified as "workers" (but not "employees") for the purposes of UK law, giving them a range of rights including: paid annual leave, a maximum 48 hour working week and the minimum wage.  Appeals are expected.

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Disciplinary procedures of local charity found wanting

28 October 2016 | 2:41pm

In October 2016 the Jersey Employment and Discrimination Tribunal (the “Tribunal”) published its decision in the case of Price v Jersey Women’s Refuge (the “Refuge”).  We've summarised the decision below and set out some key points for managers.

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