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Sanctions on Russia: managing employment costs during the economic slowdown

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • European Union, Russia, Ukraine, USA
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  • September 12 2014

Russian economic growth has slowed considerably, investments have been reduced and companies have been forced to seek different ways to raise

Bankers' bonus cap: ECJ hears the UK's legal challenge

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • September 8 2014

The UK Government's legal challenge seeking annulment of the Capital Requirements Directive IV (CRD4) provisions on bankers' bonus caps was heard

Obesity and disability discrimination

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
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  • European Union
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  • September 4 2014

Is obesity a disability and therefore a protected characteristic under EU discrimination law. Maybe, according to Advocate General Jaaskinen

EU and UK health and safety calendar - Winter 201415

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • September 3 2014

This calendar covers some of the key dates for proposed and existing health and safety legislation in the EU and UK (colour-coded accordingly). For a

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

Trade unions and retail European works councils forge closer links

  • Eversheds LLP
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  • European Union
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  • September 1 2014

In June, the global trade union federation, Uniglobal, reported that 35 trade union representatives and EWC delegates from a number of multi-national

Does EU law protect “obese workers” from discrimination?

  • Winckworth Sherwood
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  • Denmark, European Union, United Kingdom
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  • August 28 2014

Obesity is estimated to affect around one in four UK adults and rising. The E.U. Advocate-General's recent non-binding opinion may give rise to

Holiday pay must include commission payments

  • Bryan Cave LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • August 20 2014

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has recently held that if a worker is paid basic salary and sales commission, the commission element of the

Beware of your “forfait-jours” in case of transfer of the employment contract

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • European Union
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  • August 19 2014

The “forfait-jours” is a particular method of organization of working time which allows the employer to calculate the employee’s working time as a

Advocate General's decision causes weighty problems for employers - obesity may be a disability

  • Bond Dickinson LLP
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  • European Union
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  • August 14 2014

In Kaltoft v Municipality of Billund C-35413, the Advocate General has given his opinion that obesity is not a protected characteristic under the EU