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Disability discrimination - time limits

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 18 2007

A claimant may be allowed to bring a disability discrimination claim late when he had not been prompt to act because of his state of mind

Employee's duty of confidentiality - only exists where employee is aware of confidential information

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 1 2011

The Court of Appeal has considered, in the case of Vestergaard Frandsen v Bestnet Europe Ltd 2011 EWCA Civ 424, the extent of an employee's duty of confidentiality

Minimum wage increases coming... but held at the rate of inflation

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 29 2007

The Government has announced that the national minimum wage is to rise from October 2007

House of Lords judgment - disability-related discrimination

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 1 2008

The House of Lords has delivered an important decision that is likely to have a significant impact on the law of disability-related discrimination in the employment context, in London Borough of Lewisham v Malcolm

No strict liability to inform and consult under Regulation 13

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 18 2009

The Court of Appeal has now confirmed the controversial EAT decision in the case of Royal Mail Group Ltd v CWU

Delay in handling appeal may not amount to failure to ‘complete’ the SDP and so may not make the dismissal automatically unfair

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 13 2008

In Selvarajan v Wilmot and others the Court of Appeal has overturned not one but several EAT judgments on an important point concerning the implementation of the statutory disciplinary and dismissals procedures (the SDDP

Nolan v United States of America

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 15 2009

The Employment Tribunal held that the USA was in breach of the Section 188 Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 (TULR(C)A) by failing to consult representatives of civilian employees at a US Army Base about the reasons for its closure and by failing to start consultation in time

Changing contract terms by issuing new contract may lead to unfair dismissal claim

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 16 2008

In Darby & Still v Law Society the employer had just conducted an equal pay audit which had pointed to pay anomalies which it wished to eliminate

Where should an employee who works in different countries for a multi-national employer bring a harassment claim?

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 16 2008

In the recent case of Tradition Securities and Futures SA v X & Y the EAT had to consider a harassment claim under the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 (SDA

Employee's duty of fidelity while on garden leave

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 15 2013

In Imam-Sadeque v Bluebay Asset Management (Services) Ltd the claimant was a senior employee who wanted to leave his employer and negotiated terms on