LGBT and Workplace Discrimination

As June is pride month, we thought we’d take this opportunity to write an article on the rights of the LGBT community in the workplace. Members of the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) community are legally protected against discrimination at work through the Equality Act 2010. However, statistics [...]

By |2019-06-13T11:42:33+00:00June 13th, 2019|employment law updates, LGBT|0 Comments

Sportspeople and Employment Law

Sportspeople and Employment Law For certain industries or job types it isn’t always clear what type of employment relationship is in place and this can cause confusion and legal uncertainty. One such industry making the headlines recently is the sporting world, notably the case of former Great Britain [...]

By |2019-05-23T08:59:20+00:00May 23rd, 2019|employment law updates|0 Comments

Do you need a mental health first aider?

Do you need a mental health first aider? Mental health continues to be one of the major health challenges in Scotland and in the workplace and is something we at AM Employment Law are passionate about. With the huge impact it can have in the workplace, we are [...]

By |2019-05-08T10:04:53+00:00May 8th, 2019|mental health, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Should veganism be protected against discrimination?

Should veganism be protected against discrimination? You may have seen the story in the news at the end of last year involving the case of Mr Casamitjana (Mr C). Mr C was dismissed from work and is raising a claim for unfair dismissal on the grounds of discrimination [...]

By |2019-05-01T09:07:17+00:00May 1st, 2019|employment law updates, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Employment Law Changes 2019

Employment Law Changes 2019 As Spring arrives so do the first employment law changes of the year. April is the time when most of the changes take place with some following later in October. For 2019-2020 there are lots of changes so we will cover the main ones [...]

By |2019-04-19T05:43:34+00:00April 16th, 2019|employment law updates, Uncategorized|0 Comments