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European court rules that obesity is not a disability but its effects may be
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union
  • December 18 2014

In Kaltoft v Billund Kommune the ECJ has today confirmed that obesity does not in itself constitute a disability for the purposes of the EU Equal


France introduces radical labour market reforms
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • France
  • May 17 2013

On 14 May 2013, the French Senate passed a controversial new law giving employers greater flexibility to respond to changing economic conditions


Workers on long-term sick leave: only the basic 4 weeks’ annual leave can be carried over
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • August 13 2013

In a helpful decision for employers, the EAT in Sood Enterprises Ltd v Healy has ruled that a worker on long-term sick leave could only carry over


Watch out if... you are using an existing body of employee representatives for redundancy consultation purposes
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • May 8 2013

You may find it does not have the necessary authority to consult, thus rendering the entire collective consultation process invalid. Any employer


"Woolworths case" European Advocate General gives his opinion and it is encouraging news for UK
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 5 2015

The Advocate General has today given his Opinion in the "Woolworths case" (and two other cases) regarding the scope of an "establishment" for the


Pre-termination negotiations
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • March 15 2013

From Summer 2013, Employment Tribunals dealing with claims of unfair dismissal will be prevented from taking into account any offer made, or


Parental leave
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • March 15 2013

The amount of unpaid parental leave that can be taken per child increased from 13 to 18 weeks on 8 March 2013. Employers should review, and if


Five things you need to know about TUPE 2014 changes
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • January 30 2014

On 31 January 2014 the amendments to the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 will come into force. Now that the


Watch out if. On a TUPE transfer you acquire employees who are covered by a collective agreement
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 27 2013

You may find that you are bound by terms agreed by other people after you become the employer. In 2002 the London Borough of Lewisham's leisure


UK Government makes changes to proposed employee owner scheme
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • December 4 2012

The UK Government has issued the response to the recent consultation on the new employment status of "employee owner" that it intends to introduce in April 2013