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Collective redundancies: Advocate General gives employer-friendly opinion supporting 'one establishment' test

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union
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  • February 10 2015

A year ago the Court of Appeal referred to the European Court of Justice the case of USDAW v Woolworths on the trigger for collective redundancy

UK: pro-employer ECJ Advocate General opinion on test for collective redundancies consultation

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union
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  • February 9 2015

A year ago the Court of Appeal referred to the European Court of Justice the case of USDAW v Woolworths on the trigger for collective redundancy

Europe: EU employers face significant financial risk due to holiday pay ruling

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • January 30 2015

In May 2014 the European Court of Justice ruled that pay for statutory holiday entitlement under the EU Working Time Directive must reflect 'normal

Round-up of UK employment law developments in JulyAugust 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • September 1 2014

The Advocate General of the ECJ has given his opinion rejecting the contention that EU law prohibits discrimination on the ground of obesity per se

UK: ECJ opinion that obesity is not a disability, but severely obese employees may be disabled

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • July 22 2014

The Advocate General of the European Court of Justice has given his opinion rejecting the contention that EU law prohibits discrimination on the

UK: EU legislation update: board diversity and pregnant workers

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • July 17 2014

The President of the Council of Ministers has issued a Progress Report confirming that there is not yet consensus on passing the EU Gender Directive

EU Gender Directive: Council of Ministers’ Progress Report indicates there is not yet consensus

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union
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  • June 26 2014

The EU Parliament voted in favour of the draft EU Gender Directive to address gender balance on corporate boards in November 2013 and the Directive

UK: employers should review holiday pay following ECJ ruling

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • May 27 2014

Employers should review their approach to calculating holiday pay for employees and workers who have fixed normal hours but receive variable payments

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
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  • 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