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Careless talk, costs, lies
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • May 28 2009

In Daleside Nursing Home v Matthew the Employment Appeal Tribunal decided earlier this year that an Employment Tribunal should have considered a costs award on the grounds of unreasonable behaviour against a Claimant found to have lied about a central plank of her allegations


Spanish attempts to halt early retirement
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Spain
  • April 23 2009

The Spanish government is considering introducing measures to stop employers using early retirement as a way of cutting jobs in the current climate


Be clear about the termination date
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • April 23 2009

Negotiations over the terms of a Compromise Agreement can sometimes become protracted and the proposed termination date set out in the draft Agreement may come and go


Italy cracks down on strikes
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Italy
  • April 23 2009

In the last few years Italy has regularly been crippled by nationwide strikes, especially in the transport sector


German government promotes share ownership
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Germany
  • April 23 2009

In an attempt to further promote employee share ownership the Upper House of the German Parliament recently approved new legislation granting tax incentives to employees who acquire shares in the company they work for


Social responsibility in sub-contracting chains
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union
  • April 23 2009

The European Parliament has adopted a resolution calling for more social responsibility in sub-contracting chains, in particular the need for legislation introducing joint and several liability to deal with the cross-border dimensions of sub-contracting


French court outlaws snooping
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • France
  • April 23 2009

In a recent case the French Supreme Court ruled that unless there are exceptional circumstances, such as a bomb scare, employers have no legal right to search the contents of their employees’ bags unless they have given their prior consent


Germany introduces new data protection laws
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Germany
  • August 20 2009

Data protection is something of a hot topic in Germany at the moment


Swine flu what should you be doing?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • August 19 2009

In recent weeks we have been contacted by an increasing number of clients with questions about the employment law implications of the current swine flu pandemic


Parental leave could increase to four months
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union
  • August 20 2009

European employer and trade union representatives (the so-called "Social Partners") have recently agreed that the minimum period of parental leave should increase from three to four months