Hethertons January Employment Bulletin

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Stricter approach to health and safety breaches

Businesses which breach health and safety and food hygiene laws will face tougher punishments in future, it has been confirmed.

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Zoo bosses blundered after Christmas party fracas

A zookeeper who got in a fight at a Christmas party and was subsequently sacked has won her case for unfair dismissal.

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Man loses his job over Facebook faux pas

A man is poised to take legal action against his former employers after he was sacked for “liking” a photo of a jumper that his colleague had posted on Facebook.

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Trade Union Bill clears latest Commons hurdle

The Trade Union Bill, which is set to introduce the biggest shake-up of strike laws for several decades, has narrowly passed its third reading in the House of Commons.

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Pay gap debate goes on

Total parity in the wages between full-time male and female employees may still be decades away, the Trade Union Congress (TUC) has warned.

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