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A Rights Based Approach to Employment Law

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Legal Services Agency Ltd

134 Renfrew Street

3rd Floor, Fleming House

Glasgow

G3 6ST

United Kingdom

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CPD 2.5 hours

Registration and coffee 1.30pm

PEAT Outcome - Relevant legal knowledge

OBJECTIVES

This seminar will take a rights based approach to employment law, looking at the Equality Act 2010 and Human Rights Act 1998 in the workplace.

  • Update on the operation of the Equality Act 2010 in the workplace
  • Workers rights under the Equality Act 2010, including equal pay, good practice regarding maternity and pregnancy, good practice regarding reasonable adjustments for disability, and protection from harassment
  • Human Rights law update - a case law update on challenges under Article 6 ECHR in respect of disciplinary hearings and Article 8 in the sphere of privacy and internet and email useage.

PARTICIPANTS

This seminar is aimed at employment law solicitors, human resource managers and lay representatives.

SPEAKERS

Michael Dempsey, Advocate, Hastie Stable. Michael Dempsey called to the bar in July 2017. Michael trained as a solicitor with MacRoberts before pursuing a career as an advocate. Michael gained experience in a wide range of litigation in both the Court of Session and Sheriff Court, including commercial, insolvency, and construction litigation. He built upon this experience during his period of devilling, undertaking a wide variety of work including commercial contracts, public procurement, professional negligence, immigration, employment, and proceeds of crime.

Lindsey Cartwright, Partner, Morton Fraser. Lindsey is an accredited specialist in employment law and advises both employers and employees on a wide range of issues. She acts for clients at all stages of the employment relationship including advising on the legal aspects of recruitment, drafting documentation, advising on employee relations and redundancy exercises and negotiating severance arrangements. She regularly represents employers and employees at the Employments Tribunal and Employment Appeal Tribunal. Lindsey leads her firms Equality Team and is a regular speaker and commentator on employment law topics both for training companies and in the Press.

PROGRAMME

13:30-14:00 Registration and Coffee

14:00-15:00 Workers rights under the Equality Act 2010 - Michael Dempsey

15:00-15:15 Tea/coffee

15:15-16:15 Human Rights law update - Articles 6 and 8 in the workplace - Lindsey Cartwright

16:15-16:30 Questions and Discussion

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134 Renfrew Street

3rd Floor, Fleming House

Glasgow

G3 6ST

United Kingdom

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