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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

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

Is obesity a disability?

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • August 14 2014

The Advocate General's opinion in a recent European case has raised speculation that severe obesity could be considered a protected characteristic

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

Entitlement to annual leave on death

  • William Fry
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  • European Union, Ireland
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  • August 8 2014

The Court of Justice of the European Union recently reaffirmed that a worker's annual leave entitlement, outstanding at the time of death, passes to

Are obese workers protected from discrimination?

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • August 8 2014

An opinion on whether an obese worker is protected under discrimination law has been issued by Advocate General Jääskinen. It was found that while

Prettige vakantie

  • CMS Derks Star Busmann
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  • European Union, Netherlands
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  • August 5 2014

Voor veel werknemers staat deze periode de vakantie weer voor de deur (of is deze inmiddels aangebroken). Voor velen een onbezonnen tijd van

Practical steps to reduce risk: making reasonable adjustments

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • July 29 2014

Obesity is not currently classed as a disability under the legislation in Northern Ireland. However, with a quarter of the UK population estimated to