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Pre-termination negotiations

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 15 2013

From Summer 2013, Employment Tribunals dealing with claims of unfair dismissal will be prevented from taking into account any offer made, or

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

Watch out if. On a TUPE transfer you acquire employees who are covered by a collective agreement

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 27 2013

You may find that you are bound by terms agreed by other people after you become the employer. In 2002 the London Borough of Lewisham's leisure

Government launches consultation on Employment Tribunal and Employment Appeal Tribunal fees

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • December 15 2011

The Government recently confirmed that it intended to charge fees in Employment Tribunals and the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) and has now issued a consultation paper setting out its proposals on the system of fees, including its indicative fee levels

‘Principle of uniform collective bargaining agreements’ overturned

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • Germany
  • -
  • August 18 2010

Until recently German case law - under the 'principle of uniform collective bargaining agreements' - provided that where there is more than one applicable collective bargaining agreement in a particular business operation, only one of the agreements can apply

Changes to collective redundancy rules

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 15 2013

The current 90-day minimum period for collective redundancies of 100 or more employees at one establishment will be reduced to 45 days. The

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

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

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

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