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Employees personal information must not be used unlawfully by employers
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • December 22 2016

The case of Brown v. Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis is a reminder to employers that it is unlawful to use employees' personal information


ECJ rules on sickness during annual leave: can employees get their holiday back if an illness arises when their holiday period has already started?
  • Dentons
  • European Union, Spain
  • June 26 2012

The ECJ ruled last week that, if a worker is sick during paid annual leave, he is able to interrupt the annual leave and take it at a later date, regardless of at what point the incapacity arose


Criminal records checks "Arbitrary" and unlawful
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • February 24 2016

The High Court has upheld a challenge by way of judicial review to the criminal records disclosure scheme used in England and Wales. It has found the


Early Conciliation and the Employment Tribunal's case management powers: Changes to the respondents
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • February 24 2016

The two recent cases set out below highlight the flexible approach that the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) seems to be taking in relation to Early


TUPE: Temporary cessation of Work
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • February 24 2016

There is relatively limited case law dealing with a temporary cessation of work in a TUPE context. However, in the case of Mustafa, the Employment


Personal communications may not be so personal
  • Dentons
  • European Union
  • January 28 2016

In the recent case of Barbulescu v. Romania, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has considered the question of whether the monitoring of


UK Employment Law Round Up December 2016
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • December 22 2016

Welcome to the December edition of our employment law round-up. In this edition, we couldn't fail to give you an update on the most important piece of


Employment law round-up- November 2014
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • November 13 2014

In this issue, we look first at the landmark EAT case on holiday pay which attracted a lot of TV and press attention earlier this month. Our Autumn


Destruction of confidential information with a "nudge and a wink"
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • June 29 2016

In the ground-breaking case of Arthur J Gallagher Services UK Limited and others v. Skriptchenko 2016 EWHC 603, the High Court has granted a


Former City Link workers awarded 90 days' pay
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • June 29 2016

Many will recall that former City Link workers were successful in proving that City Link failed in its statutory duty to consult with them about