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Employment law round-up - September 2014
  • Dentons
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • September 30 2014

Among the updates in this edition we see some cautionary tales for employers in relation to disciplinary procedures, dealing with medical evidence and


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


Religious discrimination: landmark decision in the case of Eweida & others v. UK
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • January 17 2013

After seven years of court action and numerous appeals, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ruled that British Airways check-in operator


Statutory holiday pay should include commission
  • Dentons
  • European Union
  • July 25 2014

Mr Lock was paid a basic salary and commission based on the sales he achieved. The European Court of Justice considered whether the Working Time


No requirement to make reasonable adjustments for an employee associated with disabled person
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • July 25 2014

Employers must make reasonable adjustments for disabled employees. Here, the Court of Appeal considered whether an employer was obliged to make


LLP members not whistling in the dark
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • June 5 2014

The UK Supreme Court has ruled in Clyde & Co v. Bates van Winkelhof 2014 UKSC 32 that members of Limited Liability Partnerships (LLPs) are workers


Absolute right to be accompanied
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • May 19 2014

Employees have a statutory right to be accompanied by a colleague or trade union representative to a disciplinary or grievance meeting. Two


Employees TUPE transfer after a share sale
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • May 19 2014

TUPE applies when there is a business transfer but not normally when a company is acquired by a share purchase. Here, after a share purchase by a


The High Court gives its decision in the Heyday case
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • October 1 2009

The High Court has given its decision in the long-running Heyday litigation


Can cost justify age discrimination?
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • March 28 2012

The Court of Appeal in Woodcock v. Cumbria Primary Care Trust 2012 has upheld a tribunal’s decision that a redundant chief executive, dismissed without proper consultation which coincided with the avoidance of an enhanced pension entitlement, did not suffer unlawful age discrimination