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Spain: can an employer force SMSemail communications on its employees?

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Spain
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  • March 7 2014

The Spanish Central Labour Court has deemed abusive the inclusion of a clause in an employment contract that would allow the employer to make

Legislative Decree No. 812008

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Italy
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  • June 15 2009

This Decree re-organises and updates all provisions relating to health and safety at work and has introduced novelties and new obligations for employers

Injunction granted to restrain ex-employees from using LinkedIn contacts

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 18 2013

The issues of ownership and use of LinkedIn contacts have been widely debated, but little judicial guidance exists. In Whitmar Publications Limited v

Whistleblowing goodbye in good faith, hello in the public interest and wider issues

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 21 2013

The UK has been a leader in whistleblower protection in Europe since the introduction of the Public Interest Disclosure Act in 1998, which was

HSBC Bank Plc and another v Steven Andrew Wallace (HCA 2422 of 2007; 28 November 2007)

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Hong Kong
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  • February 5 2008

This case confirms that employees can generally work in Hong Kong under a foreign law employment contract and the Hong Kong Employment Ordinance does not apply to such contracts

Pick 'n' mix - Woolworths case referred to Europe

  • Bird & Bird
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • January 27 2014

The Court of Appeal has referred USDAW -v- Ethel Austin Limited (in administration) and another - known to as the "Woolworths case" - to the Court of

Enactment of new rules related to private pension funds

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Italy
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  • February 13 2007

With effect from 1 January 2007, the Italian Government has implemented new rules relating to Private Pension Funds and TFR (a lump-sum termination payment paid by employers

Effect of conditional resignation

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 12 2010

It is sometimes unclear when a contract of employment has come to an end

The employer's redeployment obligations in the event of redundancy cannot be limited by employees' refusal in principle before any concrete proposal is made

  • Bird & Bird
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  • France
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  • June 15 2009

In the event of redundancies on economic grounds, the employer has an obligation to propose any available positions within the company and even the group for redeployment. Consistent case law requires any available positions abroad to also be offered

German tax aspects of secondments

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Germany
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  • June 30 2011

Globalization has led to increasing cross-border secondments of management and other employees