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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
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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

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

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

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
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  • European Union
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  • 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

TUPE: level of post-transfer pay

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • September 27 2011

The Supreme Court has referred to the ECJ the issue of employees’ rights following a TUPE transfer where their contracts provide for pay to be set by a collective agreement negotiated by the transferor and union

New rights for agency workers

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

The landscape for agency workers is about to change

New European Works Council rules

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union
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  • June 7 2011

Amendments to regulations on European Works Councils came into force on 5 June 2011, giving effect to the recast EU Directive