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Service-related statutory notice provision held to be discriminatory

  • Squire Sanders
  • -
  • European Union, Germany
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  • 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 Sanders
  • -
  • 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 Sanders
  • -
  • 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 Sanders
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  • 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 Sanders
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • November 2 2010

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

When is depression a disability? EAT guidance on how to approach the issue

  • Squire Sanders
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • July 6 2010

In 2009 the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence estimated that 13.7 million working days are lost each year in the UK because of work-related mental health conditions including stress, depression and anxiety at an annual cost to UK employers of more than £28 billion

What’s coming into force in October 2011?

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

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

Spain hit by general strike

  • Squire Sanders
  • -
  • Spain
  • -
  • October 22 2010

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

Necessity the mother of implication?

  • Squire Sanders
  • -
  • 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