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Pensions issues in European mergers and acquisitions
  • Jones Day
  • Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, United Kingdom, USA
  • November 28 2007

Pensions-related issues have long been a major concern in M&A transactions in the United States


Employer negligent in making careless and false statements about a former employee
  • Jones Day
  • United Kingdom
  • May 31 2011

An employer was liable to a former employee when it negligently made false statements to the employee's current employer that were likely to cause damage to the Claimant


Not always dismissal for cases of gross misconduct
  • Jones Day
  • United Kingdom
  • September 20 2013

In the case of Brito-Babapulle v Ealing Hospital NHS Trust, the Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that a tribunal erred when it stated that


European Court of Justice rules that disability discrimination by association is unlawful
  • Jones Day
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • September 10 2008

The European Court of Justice (“ECJ”) issued its ruling in the case of Coleman v Attridge Law & Steve Law (ECT C-30306), in which Ms. Coleman sought to bring a claim that she had been discriminated against by her employer contrary to the U.K.’s Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (“DDA”) because of her responsibilities relating to the care of her disabled son


Take note: new rates and thresholds to take effect from 1 July 2013
  • Jones Day
  • United Kingdom
  • June 30 2013

The national minimum wage will be $622 a week, or $16.37 per hour. The high-income threshold for unfair dismissal applications will rise to $129


Age discrimination and pensions
  • Jones Day
  • United Kingdom
  • March 30 2007

The Employment Equality (Age) Regulations 2006 came into effect on 1 October 2006


Right to request time off to train
  • Jones Day
  • United Kingdom
  • February 26 2010

A new right for employees to request time off work to undertake training or study will be introduced by section 40 of the Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Act 2009


Unilateral changes to contracts of employment
  • Jones Day
  • United Kingdom
  • February 26 2010

An employer may be entitled to make unilateral changes to a contract of employment where the contract gives the express right to do so


Holiday and sickness absence
  • Jones Day
  • United Kingdom
  • February 26 2010

The Employment Tribunal has ruled that the Working Time Regulations 1998 should be interpreted to allow employees who have been unable to take holiday due to sickness absence to carry it into the following holiday year


Discrimination laws and protection for those working partly in Great Britain
  • Jones Day
  • United Kingdom
  • May 31 2010

Employees working only partly in the United Kingdom may, in certain circumstances, be protected by British anti-discrimination legislation