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Round-up of UK employment law developments in March 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union
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  • April 11 2014

Employers will need to update their flexible work and family-related leave policies over the next few months, following the Children and Families Act

UK: collective redundancy obligations: Woolworths case referred to ECJ

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • March 7 2014

The Court of Appeal has decided to refer to the European Court of Justice the case ofUSDAW v Woolworths on the trigger for collective redundancy

EU gender directive: EU Parliament votes in favour of the draft directive

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union
  • -
  • November 21 2013

Yesterday, 20 November 2013, the EU Parliament voted in favour of the legislative report on the EU Gender Directive which will oblige companies to

EU Gender Directive: 40 non-executive directors on EU largest listed companies by 2020 EU Committees vote in favour of draft Directive

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • European Union
  • -
  • October 14 2013

The EU Committees on Women's Rights and Gender Equality and Legal Affairs voted today in favour of a joint report on the draft EU Directive which

Shared parental leave: ECJ rejects arguments that threatened UK government plans

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • October 9 2013

According to the ECJ, EU law permits a national law providing for shared maternity leave on the basis that the mother must be employed and covered by

Maternity: potential change to rights on surrogacy

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • October 9 2013

Two conflicting ECJ Advocate General opinions have been given on the issue of whether an intended mother who has a baby via surrogacy should be

Round-up of UK employment law developments in November 2012

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • -
  • December 11 2012

UK law may need to be amended to protect employees from dismissal because of their political beliefs or affiliation

Round-up of UK employment law developments October 2012

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • -
  • November 6 2012

Employers could face a substantial increase in historic equal pay claims

Female quotas on corporate boards: draft EU legislative proposal to require Europe's listed companies to have at least 40 female non-executive directors

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • European Union
  • -
  • September 6 2012

Europe's listed companies could be forced to ensure that at least 40 of non-executive board positions are held by women by 2020 or face fines or other sanctions under a legislative proposal being drafted by the European Commission, according to recent press reports

New rights for agency workers

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • September 14 2011

The landscape for agency workers is about to change