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

  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • -
  • 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
  • -
  • 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?

Employment Appeal Tribunal gives ruling in holiday pay cases

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • November 4 2014

Non-guaranteed overtime must be taken into account for the purposes of calculating holiday pay BUT the scope for workers to bring claims for arrears

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
  • -
  • 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?

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

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • 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

UK Supreme Court warns employers about dismissing employees in breach of contract

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 23 2013

In Société Générale, London Branch v Geys the Supreme Court has made it clear that employers need to be very careful

No way back after premature dismissal letter

  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 27 2011

In the vast majority of cases it should be obvious whether an employee has been dismissed or resigned

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

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

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • 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