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Other European news in brief

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • European Union
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  • August 20 2009

On 1 July 2009 France’s national minimum hourly wage increased from 8.71 to 8.82

Other news in brief

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • October 22 2010

The European Commission has confirmed that a second-stage consultation with Social Partners on proposals to amend the Working Time Directive (principally in relation to the maximum 48-hour working week opt-out and on-call time) will take place this Autumn

Service-related statutory notice provision held to be discriminatory

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • European Union, Germany
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  • February 25 2010

The notice periods to be given by employers terminating an employee's employment under German law are regulated in Paragraph 622(2) of the German Civil Code

ECJ rules Spanish “breastfeeding” law unjustified

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • European Union, Spain
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  • October 22 2010

In Spain female employees are allowed to take time off work - up to an hour during the day or a half-hour reduction in the working day - to feed a baby under nine months of age

European Court of Human Rights rejects crucifix appeals (again)

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • June 6 2013

Those who thought that the debate about where to draw the line in accommodating religious beliefs at work had been pretty much ended by the

Euro crisis - workers feel the strain

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • European Union
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  • July 13 2012

Depressing reading last week from the second European Opinion Poll on Occupational Safety and Health

German compulsory retirement age is lawful, says ECJ

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • European Union, Germany
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  • October 22 2010

Earlier this month the ECJ gave a welcome boost to employers looking to retain a contractual retirement age when it confirmed that a provision in a collective agreement requiring employees to retire at 65 was lawful

EU economic growth resumes

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • European Union
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  • February 25 2010

According to the European Commission's 'EU Employment Situation and Social Outlook' monthly monitor for February 2010, economic growth has resumed in the European Union, although the recovery remains fragile

Europe-wide concern about workplace stress

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • European Union
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  • June 14 2010

The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) has published a document entitled the 'European Survey of Enterprises on New and Emerging Risks' which reveals that although four out of five European managers are concerned about work-related stress issues, less than a third of employers have procedures in place to deal with stress

“Having a sickly time. weather awful...”

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • October 29 2009

The recent European Court of Justice decision in Pereda v Madrid Movilidad SA that a worker who is sick during his statutory annual leave is entitled to take a replacement period of leave at a later date (even outside the current leave year) has caused much consternation amongst employers and HR teams in particular, not the least because of the potential for abuse and the additional cost implications