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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

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

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

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

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

Employer liable to ex-employee for negligent email

  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • May 17 2011

It is well established that employers must be careful about what they say about ex-employees when giving references

Unfair dismissal qualifying period may increase to two years

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • November 2 2010

The Government is contemplating increasing the qualifying period for unfair dismissal claims from one to two years

What’s coming into force in October 2011?

  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • September 13 2011

The key employment law changes taking place on 1 October 2011 are these

Spain hit by general strike

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

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