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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
  • -
  • 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

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

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • 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 Patton Boggs
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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?

Disciplinary investigations how far must you go?

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • 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

The Woolworths case - watch out if....You are making redundancies

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 2 2013

As the duty to consult collectively may be triggered, even if you are making less than 20 employees redundant at any one location. A few weeks ago

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

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • 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

Can obesity amount to a disability? Yes, says European Advocate General

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • July 17 2014

The Advocate General in Kaltoft v Billund Kommune has advised that obesity may amount to a disability for discrimination purposes. However, his

UK Employment Tribunal reform - implications for employers

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 24 2012

There are changes afoot!

Look before you leap: cautionary tales on handling disciplinary and grievance issues

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • September 27 2013

A couple of cases caught our attention this month - one cautions employers against jumping to conclusions when handling gross misconduct dismissals

‘Principle of uniform collective bargaining agreements’ overturned

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • Germany
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  • 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