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Court of Appeal equal pay ruling a blow for local authorities

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • December 23 2011

Last month's ruling in a test case involving Birmingham City Council has significantly widened the options for equal pay litigants

Holiday pay decision from Europe gives public sector workers a boost

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • European Union, France
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  • February 2 2012

In a French reference involving the holiday entitlement of a worker on sick leave, the European Court of Justice has decided that workers in the public sector can rely on the Directive in claims against their employer

The new equality duties

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 29 2007

The new public sector duties have three main components

Place of fixed term contracts in old collective redundancy law clarified

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • February 18 2014

The Court of Session has paved the way for historic disputes about fixed term contracts and redundancies in the HE sector to be resolved. The ruling

First anniversary for NHS publication of objectives to secure compliance with the public sector equality duty

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 12 2012

With the public sector equality duty - brought into life by section 149 Equality Act 2010 reaching its first anniversary this Easter, public sector organisations should have complied with their publication duties in relation to equality objectives, as set out in secondary legislation, by 6 April 2012

Copyright and collaboration

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • December 13 2012

Like many large organisations, education institutions often enter into a variety of collaborative agreements

Court of Appeal says Human Rights Act not engaged at internal disciplinary hearings

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 15 2012

An employer does not need to comply with the procedural requirements of Article 6 of the Human Rights Convention when dismissing a member of staff, according to the Court of Appeal in last month’s decision involving the dismissal of an NHS doctor

Cameron backs protected conversations to boost employment

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • November 15 2011

In a speech last week about boosting exports the Prime Minister confirmed that the Government would be consulting about “protected conversations”, an idea first floated last month by Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg

Change of plan for specific public sector duties

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • April 8 2011

Last month the Government published revised draft regulations on the specific public sector duties, which will supplement the general duty which came into effect on 5 April and which will apply to most larger public sector organisations

Supreme Court narrows scope of Article 6 in school disciplinary case

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • July 12 2011

The Supreme Court has reversed the Court of Appeal's decision that a teaching assistant accused of sexual misconduct was entitled to legal representation at a disciplinary hearing before the school's governors