3PB barrister Sarah Clarke analyses the latest employment law cases (September 2018)

3PB Employment barrister Sarah Clarke analyses the latest employment law cases, covering:

  • An employee can still rely on the victimisation legislation even where the allegations were untrue AND there was an ulterior motive for making the allegations, according to the EAT’s decision in Saad v Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust UKEAT/0276/17/JOJ
  • Can a lengthy notice period constitute affirmation of the employment contract? Yes, say the High Court in Brown & another v Neon Management & another [2018] EWHC 2137
  • Non-working days are nonetheless to be counted when determining whether a claim has been issued in time, notwithstanding ET rule 4(2): Miah v Axis Security Services Ltd UKEAT/0291/17/LA
  • Does Pastafarianism allow devotees to wear colanders on their heads in passport photos? Unsurprisingly, the answer is no, according to the High Council of the Netherlands

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