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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

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

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • -
  • 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

European Commission publishes employment and recruitment sector guide: corporate responsibility to respect human rights

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • European Union
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  • July 1 2013

The European Commission has published guidance for the employment and recruitment sector on meeting the corporate responsibility to respect human

Employers may need to accommodate an individual’s religious belief, even if it is not held by others

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • January 15 2013

The European Court of Human Rights has this morning given its judgment in the widely-reported Christian belief cases: Eweida and Chaplin (who were

Pay in lieu of holiday: EU law allows calculation using pay rate applicable when accrued

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union
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  • December 18 2012

Employers may be able to pay in lieu of accrued but unused annual leave on termination only at the rate of pay applicable during the period the leave was accrued, rather than the rate applicable at the date of termination

Round-up of UK employment law developments in November 2012

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • 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

Fixed-term employees: claims based on former fixed-term status permitted

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union
  • -
  • November 7 2012

Employers should not disadvantage an employee due to their former fixed term status

Round-up of UK employment law developments October 2012

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

Employers could face a substantial increase in historic equal pay claims