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Revised maternity leave allowance and national minimum wage rates from 1 January

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • France
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  • February 25 2010

From 1 January 2010 the maximum daily allowance for pay during maternity leave was increased to $96.17 from $76.54

Ban on wearing cross is not discriminatory

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 26 2010

In a case which has received a great deal of press attention, the Court of Appeal has upheld previous Employment Tribunal and Employment Appeal Tribunal decisions that British Airways' requirement that an employee remove or conceal a cross she wore on a necklace was not indirect religious discrimination

EU economic growth resumes

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

According to the European Commission's 'EU Employment Situation and Social Outlook' monthly monitor for February 2010, economic growth has resumed in the European Union, although the recovery remains fragile

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

Changes to employers’ redundancy obligations

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

A new Act dated 18 May 2010 has changed French employers' obligations in respect of redundancies

New employment legislation introduced in response to the economic crisis

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

New legislation in Spain (Royal Decree 82010) has introduced several measures aimed at alleviating the effects of the current economic crisis

Europe-wide concern about workplace stress

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • European Union
  • -
  • June 14 2010

The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) has published a document entitled the 'European Survey of Enterprises on New and Emerging Risks' which reveals that although four out of five European managers are concerned about work-related stress issues, less than a third of employers have procedures in place to deal with stress

Breaches of a contractual disciplinary procedure may lead to damages

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 18 2010

A claim for damages resulting from breaches of a contractual disciplinary procedure can succeed, the Court of Appeal has held in Edwards v Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 2010

Whistleblowing: disclosure made in previous employment can result in claim against current employer

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 21 2010

The Employment Appeal Tribunal ('EAT') has ruled in BP v Elstone 2010 UKEAT014109DM that a worker can bring a whistleblowing claim against his current employer in respect of its response to a protected disclosure he made whilst working for a different previous employer

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