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CJEU gives opinion on whether obesity is a disability

  • Dechert LLP
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  • European Union
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  • December 19 2014

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has held, in Karsten Kaltoft v Municipality of Billund, that obesity can constitute a disability

European Court confirms obesity can be a disability under EU law

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • European Union
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  • December 19 2014

In our previous blog, "Are obese workers protected from discrimination" , we confirmed the Advocate General's opinion in the case of Kaltoft v

Obesity can be a disability

  • Burges Salmon LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • December 19 2014

The Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) has held that severe cases of obesity can amount to a disability. The case involved the dismissal of

European Court confirms obesity, can in some cases, be a disability

  • Eversheds LLP
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  • European Union
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  • December 18 2014

The European Court (CJEU) has ruled that, although there is no general principle of EU law prohibiting, in itself, discrimination on grounds of

Obesity can be a disability, ECJ confirms

  • DLA Piper LLP
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  • European Union
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  • December 18 2014

As we reported in Be Aware on 1 July and 18 July, the ECJ was recently asked in the case of Kaltoft v Kommunernes Landsforening to consider whether

UK: holiday pay claims will we see US-style wage and hour class actions?

  • Clyde & Co LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • December 16 2014

Traditionally viewed as a US phenomenon, class actions allow groups of people to bring a claim jointly, usually against their employer or a

Law at work : hot topic - December 2014

  • Taylor Wessing
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • December 12 2014

Advocate General Nilo Jääskinen held in an opinion in the case of United Kingdom v Parliament and Council (Case C-50713) published by the European

What to watch out for in 2015: why is holiday pay an issue?

  • Clyde & Co LLP
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  • European Union
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  • December 12 2014

Historically, for workers with a normal hours and a normal weekly basic pay, holiday pay has just included basic pay, and has not included other forms

International labour law bulletin - Winter 2014

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • Belgium, European Union, France, Germany, Guernsey, Italy, Japan, Russia, Spain, United Kingdom, USA
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  • December 10 2014

The EU Directive on disclosure of non-financial information which we discussed in the summer 2014 edition of our newsletter, has been published in

Holiday pay minefield - employers should assess their risk to avoid costly claims for back-pay

  • Penningtons Manches LLP
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  • European Union
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  • December 10 2014

In 2012 the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) and subsequent Supreme Court judgments in British Airways plc v Williams established that a