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Protection of female employees during IVF treatment

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 10 2010

In Sahota v Home Office, the EAT has confirmed that female employees undergoing IVF treatment are 'protected' under the Sex Discrimination Act in a similar way to pregnant employees shortly before, during and for 14 days after an implantation

Compulsory retirement at 65 can be proportionate means of achieving a legitimate aim

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 6 2010

In Seldon v Clarkson Wright and Jakes, Mr Seldon was a partner in a law firm and was compulsorily retired on 31 December 2006, the end of the year in which he reached 65

Dismissal only effective when employee reads dismissal letter

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 9 2010

Ms Syf was suspended from her employment pending a disciplinary hearing

High Court rules in City broker “team move” case

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 12 2010

A group of brokers working for Tullett resigned with a view to join a rival firm, BGC

DDA covers associative discrimination

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 13 2010

The claimant was employed by EBR Attridge LLP (formerly Attridge Law) as a legal secretary from January 2001

Only variation in contracts where a transfer is the sole or principal reason will breach TUPE regulations

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 27 2011

When employees’ contracts are varied after a company has been transferred the question is not whether their conditions would have been the same “but for” the transfer, but whether the transfer itself was the sole or principal reason for the change

Worker on sick leave may carry over holiday into next leave year

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 10 2010

In Shah v First West Yorkshire Limited, an employment tribunal held that an employee whose pre-arranged holiday coincided with a period of sick leave should be allowed to carry over that leave entitlement to the following holiday year

Case law

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 1 2011

There are a number of employment-related cases which are due to be heard in 2011

Employee lawfully dismissed for breakdown in trust and confidence

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 13 2011

Mr Ezsias was a surgeon employed by North Glamorgan NHS Trust

Inadequate investigation into misconduct with serious consequences for the employee

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 17 2010

In Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust v Roldan the claimant, a nurse from the Philippines, was alleged to have abused a patient in a number of ways