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Religious discrimination: landmark decision in the case of Eweida & others v. UK

  • Dentons
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 17 2013

After seven years of court action and numerous appeals, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ruled that British Airways check-in operator

Seldon age discrimination case rejected by supreme court: can employers now force retirement?

  • Dentons
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 27 2012

Legislation permitting a default retirement age of 65 was repealed on 1 October 2011

Offshore holiday relief for employers

  • Dentons
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • December 12 2011

The highest court in the UK has confirmed that time spent onshore can constitute paid time off for annual leave purposes

The High Court gives its decision in the Heyday case

  • Dentons
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 1 2009

The High Court has given its decision in the long-running Heyday litigation

ECJ rules on sickness during annual leave: can employees get their holiday back if an illness arises when their holiday period has already started?

  • Dentons
  • -
  • European Union, Spain
  • -
  • June 26 2012

The ECJ ruled last week that, if a worker is sick during paid annual leave, he is able to interrupt the annual leave and take it at a later date, regardless of at what point the incapacity arose

Holiday pay and long-term sickness absence

  • Dentons
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 28 2009

The House of Lords has recently handed down its decision in the long-running holiday pay case of HM Revenue and Customs v Stringer and others

Update on recent TUPE trends

  • Dentons
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 27 2012

There have been several interesting cases recently dealing with various issues under the Transfer of Undertaking (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE) that provide some useful clarification and guidance

Endeavouring to get it right - how far do employers have to go?

  • Dentons
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 27 2011

In the context of the employment relationship, and particularly when agreeing termination arrangements, employers often promise to use best or reasonable endeavours to obtain a certain outcome

European Court of Justice follows the Advocate-General's opinion in Heyday

  • Dentons
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 12 2009

Following the opinion of the Advocate-General, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that the UK's compulsory retirement age of 65 is not in breach of EU legislation

Can cost justify age discrimination?

  • Dentons
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 28 2012

The Court of Appeal in Woodcock v. Cumbria Primary Care Trust 2012 has upheld a tribunal’s decision that a redundant chief executive, dismissed without proper consultation which coincided with the avoidance of an enhanced pension entitlement, did not suffer unlawful age discrimination