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HR local government ebrief: dismissal on grounds of political affiliation

  • Eversheds LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • November 7 2012

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ruled that the law of Great Britain does not give adequate protection to employees with short service who are dismissed because of their political affiliations

European Court to review whether an inability to work full-time could be a disability

  • Eversheds LLP
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  • Denmark, European Union
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  • October 22 2012

It is a number of years since the interpretation of “disability” under European law was last scrutinised closely, the issue having been reasonably well settled since 2006 when the European Court clarified that “sickness” is not “disability” for the purposes of the applicable Directive

Ruling on the Danish Salaried Employees Act Section 2a (3) finds the provision in violation of general EC principles

  • Eversheds LLP
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  • Denmark, European Union
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  • October 14 2012

The Eastern Division of the Danish High Court recently found that the prohibition on age discrimination was an EC principle, which thus has direct effect on private employers, as opposed to EC directives, which according to practice from the European Court of Justice cannot per se impose obligations on private parties

An update on the EU Posted Workers Enforcement Draft Directive

  • Eversheds LLP
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  • European Union
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  • September 28 2012

Across the EU, employers have the freedom to supply their services and to send (or 'post') their own workers temporarily to another member state to deliver those services

EU drops controversial strike regulation proposal

  • Eversheds LLP
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  • European Union
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  • September 28 2012

In our March labour law update we reported on the EU Commission's newly published proposal for a Regulation on industrial action

Retirement back under the spotlight with new CJEU ruling

  • Eversheds LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • August 23 2012

In our last edition of the Discrimination Law Review we reported on the decision of the Supreme Court in Seldon v Clarkson Wright & Jakes 2012 IRLR 591 which looked at the circumstances in which a compulsory retirement age might be justified

International HR briefing: European Union, July 2012

  • Eversheds LLP
  • -
  • European Union
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  • July 16 2012

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has given a ruling confirming that the right for sick workers to carry forward untaken leave under the Working Time Directive only applies to the 4 week minimum leave entitlement given by the Directive

International HR briefing: Germany, July 2012

  • Eversheds LLP
  • -
  • European Union, Germany
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  • July 16 2012

Revision of current data protection legislation in Germany has been the subject of debate before the German parliament since 2009

New data protection rules propose for change of employee consent

  • Eversheds LLP
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  • European Union
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  • July 12 2012

If adopted noncompliance with the rules may imply huge fines on employers not acting according to the rules

Looking ahead: tracking key upcoming labour law cases

  • Eversheds LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • July 11 2012

Last year the UK Supreme Court made a referral to the Court of Justice of the European Union in the case of Alemo-Herron and Others (Case C-42611