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Employee’s suicide highlights employers’ psycho-social responsibilities

  • Squire Sanders
  • -
  • France
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  • 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

UK Supreme Court warns employers about dismissing employees in breach of contract

  • Squire Sanders
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 23 2013

In Société Générale, London Branch v Geys the Supreme Court has made it clear that employers need to be very careful

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

Watch out if you have an employee who has raised multiple discrimination grievances

  • Squire Sanders
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 26 2013

Most employers will have had at least one employee who is convinced he is being discriminated against and brings grievance after grievance, regarding

Parental leave

  • Squire Sanders
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 15 2013

The amount of unpaid parental leave that can be taken per child increased from 13 to 18 weeks on 8 March 2013. Employers should review, and if

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

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

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

UK Government provides further details on “protected conversations”

  • Squire Sanders
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 22 2012

Last year the Government said it wanted to allow employers to have “frank discussions” with staff about performance or retirement without fear of such exchanges being used against them in subsequent Employment Tribunal proceedings

Spain hit by general strike

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

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