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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

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

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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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 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?

UK Supreme Court grants injunction to stop employer going ahead with disciplinary hearing

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 27 2014

As an employer you will already be aware that if you do not follow a fair disciplinary process then you are likely to end up with a finding of unfair

European court rules that commission must be taken into account when calculating holiday pay

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • May 22 2014

In a hotly anticipated decision, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has ruled that when calculating holiday pay for the purposes of

Marriage discrimination at work

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 21 2011

Is it unlawful for an employer to treat an employee less favourably, not because she is married, but because she is married to a particular man?

Early conciliation

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 15 2013

All prospective Tribunal claimants will be required to contact Acas to discuss early conciliation before they will be allowed to lodge proceedings in

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

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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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

Pre-termination negotiations

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • 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

Ensure final written warnings are issued fairly especially if you want to rely on them later

  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 24 2011

Most employers are aware of the need to tick all the relevant procedural boxes when it comes to taking a decision to dismiss - but how confident are you that your managers apply the same rigorous approach when issuing final written warnings?