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New Regulations introduce leave for employees with caring responsibilities

The Carer’s Leave Regulations 2024 SI 2024/251 have been made and will come into force on 6 April 2024. The Regulations will provide employees with the right to take up to one week of statutory unpaid carer’s leave in a 12-month period to care for, or arrange care for, dependants with long-term care needs.

EAT remits S.100 ERA claim brought by employee who demanded to be furloughed

In Accattatis v Fortuna Group (London) Ltd, the EAT has held that an employment tribunal erred in rejecting a claim for automatic unfair dismissal under S.100(1)(e) of the Employment Rights Act 1996 brought by a claimant who was dismissed after demanding to be allowed to work from home and to be furloughed during the COVID-19 pandemic.