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Does using length of service amount to age discrimination?

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • July 30 2009

The Court of Appeal has ruled that it is potentially lawful to use length of service as a criterion when selecting employees for redundancy

Morrisons Supermarkets not vicariously liable for an employee’s attack on customer

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 29 2014

In February 2014, the Court of Appeal ("COA") determined that Morrisons was not vicariously liable for the acts of an employee who assaulted a

Restrictive covenants

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 27 2014

2014 saw good news for employers seeking to protect their businesses from ex-employees attempting to compete or divert business opportunities. In

Age discrimination update

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 27 2014

2013 was the "age of age discrimination cases". A number of key cases were decided by various courts - all have significantly helped to clarify the

Disability update

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 27 2014

We saw a number of cases in 2013 around what constitutes a reasonable adjustment. We also had a controversial EAT decision on what constitutes

Pensions issues in European mergers and acquisitions

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • November 28 2007

Pensions-related issues have long been a major concern in M&A transactions in the United States

EAT "re-writes" section 188 of the Trade Union Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 so that 20 or more proposed redundancies no longer need to be at "one establishment"

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 29 2013

The requirement that proposed redundancies of 20 or more within a 90 day period must occur "at one establishment" has received lots of attention in

TUPE and insolvent companies

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 27 2014

Where an Administrator makes employees redundant ahead of a sale of the business, will it always be a dismissal connected with a transfer (and

Whistleblowing update

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 27 2014

2013 saw a number of key changes to the whistleblowing legislation through the passing of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013, principally

Costs orders against dishonest litigants

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 26 2009

The Employment Appeal Tribunal ("EAT") has held that it was perverse for the Employment Tribunal not to make a costs order against a claimant who had made false allegations in her own claim