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Local authority reorganisation: TUPE, TULCRA and other strange expressions

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 10 2008

The latest round of local government reorganisation, which takes effect in April 2009, throws up a range of employment law issues

Night-shift bonus not discrimination

  • Kennedys Law LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 28 2008

The Court of Appeal has upheld a decision of the Employment Appeal Tribunal that the payment of a premium to night-shift workers did not unlawfully indirectly discriminate against women and therefore did not contravene the Equal Pay Act

No claim for normal risk

  • DMH Stallard LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 31 2008

Health and safety legislation requires that premises are kept safe for both employees and visitors alike

Provisional POVA listing of employees ends

  • Howes Percival LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 29 2009

On 20 January the Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA) became responsible for barring decisions on new referrals under the Protection of Vulnerable Adults (POVA), Protection of Children Act (POCA) and List 99 (individuals who are barred from working with children in the education sector) regimes

Information Commissioner orders council to disclose job application forms

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 17 2009

The Information Commissioner has issued a decision notice ordering a local authority to disclose a summary of data on the job application forms of other candidates, including the successful applicants, or alternatively copies of their application forms with personal data removed

LGPS: new ill-health pension benefits

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 17 2008

The new Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) will be introduced from 1 April 2008

Court of Appeal endorses application of Postcomm's statutory fining guidelines

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 3 2008

Following a review of Royal Mail's mail integrity procedures, Postcomm proposed to fine Royal Mail £11.38m in February 2006

Unitary status - staffing

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 31 2008

Now that parliamentary approval has been granted for new unitary authorities in Cornwall, County Durham, Northumberland, Shropshire, Wiltshire and Cheshire, the complex task of getting the new councils up and running is under way

Is there privacy for public sector workers?

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 20 2008

Individuals working in the private sector can expect that the personal data they provide to their employer will be kept confidential and only disclosed to third parties in very limited circumstances

State legislative update 2008

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 2 2008

The following new laws either were passed during the 2008 Legislative session, which ended on May 19, 2008, or will be effective in the year 2008