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EAT examines obligation to consider “bumping”

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • November 24 2010

With many employers continuing to review staffing levels a recent EAT decision highlights the importance of knowing your pooling from your bumping when making staff redundant

Service-related statutory notice provision held to be discriminatory

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • European Union, Germany
  • -
  • 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

Pre-termination negotiations

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 15 2013

From Summer 2013, Employment Tribunals dealing with claims of unfair dismissal will be prevented from taking into account any offer made, or

ECJ rules Spanish “breastfeeding” law unjustified

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • European Union, Spain
  • -
  • 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

Age discrimination and redundancy

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • Germany
  • -
  • June 14 2010

Earlier this year the German Federal Employment Court ruled on the issue of age discrimination in respect of redundancies (Case 6 AZR 91108

Employee’s suicide highlights employers’ psycho-social responsibilities

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • April 30 2010

The suicide of a France Telecom employee in August 2009 has resulted in the criminal prosecution for accidental manslaughter by the Besancon Prosecutor's Office of both the employer and the individual manager of the area where the employee worked

Necessity the mother of implication?

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • November 30 2010

Businesses with concerns about inadvertently finding themselves the employer of people they thought were agency workers may be comforted by the recent Court of Appeal case of Alstom Transport v Tilson

‘Principle of uniform collective bargaining agreements’ overturned

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • Germany
  • -
  • August 18 2010

Until recently German case law - under the 'principle of uniform collective bargaining agreements' - provided that where there is more than one applicable collective bargaining agreement in a particular business operation, only one of the agreements can apply

Employer liable to ex-employee for negligent email

  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • May 17 2011

It is well established that employers must be careful about what they say about ex-employees when giving references

When is depression a disability? EAT guidance on how to approach the issue

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 6 2010

In 2009 the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence estimated that 13.7 million working days are lost each year in the UK because of work-related mental health conditions including stress, depression and anxiety at an annual cost to UK employers of more than £28 billion