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Government publishes its Equality Strategy including plans on positive action and gender pay reporting

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • December 7 2010

The Government has published 'The Equality Strategy - Building a Fairer Britain', setting out its new approach to equality

EAT examines obligation to consider “bumping”

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • November 24 2010

With many employers continuing to review staffing levels a recent EAT decision highlights the importance of knowing your pooling from your bumping when making staff redundant

What’s coming into force in April 2011?

  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 31 2011

A number of employment law changes will be taking place in April 2011

Other news in brief

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 22 2010

The European Commission has confirmed that a second-stage consultation with Social Partners on proposals to amend the Working Time Directive (principally in relation to the maximum 48-hour working week opt-out and on-call time) will take place this Autumn

Service-related statutory notice provision held to be discriminatory

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • European Union, Germany
  • -
  • February 25 2010

The notice periods to be given by employers terminating an employee's employment under German law are regulated in Paragraph 622(2) of the German Civil Code

ECJ rules Spanish “breastfeeding” law unjustified

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • European Union, Spain
  • -
  • October 22 2010

In Spain female employees are allowed to take time off work - up to an hour during the day or a half-hour reduction in the working day - to feed a baby under nine months of age

Age discrimination and redundancy

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • Germany
  • -
  • June 14 2010

Earlier this year the German Federal Employment Court ruled on the issue of age discrimination in respect of redundancies (Case 6 AZR 91108

Employee’s suicide highlights employers’ psycho-social responsibilities

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • April 30 2010

The suicide of a France Telecom employee in August 2009 has resulted in the criminal prosecution for accidental manslaughter by the Besancon Prosecutor's Office of both the employer and the individual manager of the area where the employee worked

Spain hit by general strike

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • Spain
  • -
  • October 22 2010

Europe has recently been hit by a wave of anti-austerity protests

Necessity the mother of implication?

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • November 30 2010

Businesses with concerns about inadvertently finding themselves the employer of people they thought were agency workers may be comforted by the recent Court of Appeal case of Alstom Transport v Tilson