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Dismissal of employee for working in second job while on sick leave was unfair. What?

  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 27 2011

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has ruled that an employer’s dismissal of an employee for working in a second job while on sick leave from the first was unfair

Increase in compensation limits from 6 April 2014

  • Squire Sanders
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 26 2014

The Government has announced new limits on certain Employment Tribunal awards coming into effect on 6 April 2014. The two key changes to be aware of

Watch out if you have an employee who has raised multiple discrimination grievances

  • Squire Sanders
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 26 2013

Most employers will have had at least one employee who is convinced he is being discriminated against and brings grievance after grievance, regarding

How should employers treat previous warnings when deciding whether to dismiss?

  • Squire Sanders
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 13 2012

How would you deal with an employee who has a written warning on his file and then commits a further (but possibly different) act of misconduct?

Watch out if ... You are changing terms and conditions after a TUPE transfer

  • Squire Sanders
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 14 2014

This month, the Court of Appeal in Hazel & anor v The Manchester College has once again highlighted the risks involved in changing terms and

Disciplinary investigations how far must you go?

  • Squire Sanders
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 25 2013

November 2013 How far must an employer go when investigating an allegation of misconduct? This is often something that employers are concerned about

Woolworths case to be referred to the ECJ

  • Squire Sanders
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • January 23 2014

Yesterday the Court of Appeal decided to refer the "Woolworths case" to the Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ). This turn of events was not

Do employees have a right to legal representation at a disciplinary hearing?

  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 22 2011

Not if they work for a private sector employer

Age discrimination and redundancy

  • Squire Sanders
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  • Germany
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  • 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

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

  • Squire Sanders
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  • United Kingdom
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  • 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