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Revised maternity leave allowance and national minimum wage rates from 1 January
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • France
  • February 25 2010

From 1 January 2010 the maximum daily allowance for pay during maternity leave was increased to $96.17 from $76.54


EU economic growth resumes
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union
  • February 25 2010

According to the European Commission's 'EU Employment Situation and Social Outlook' monthly monitor for February 2010, economic growth has resumed in the European Union, although the recovery remains fragile


Government publishes its Equality Strategy including plans on positive action and gender pay reporting
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • December 7 2010

The Government has published 'The Equality Strategy - Building a Fairer Britain', setting out its new approach to equality


New National Minimum Wage rates from 1 October 2011
  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • United Kingdom
  • April 8 2011

Following recommendations from the Low Pay Commission, the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has announced the National Minimum Wage rates that will apply from 1 October 2011:The adult rate (for workers aged 21 and over) will increase by 15p from £5


Age discrimination and redundancy
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Germany
  • June 14 2010

Earlier this year the German Federal Employment Court ruled on the issue of age discrimination in respect of redundancies (Case 6 AZR 91108


Changes to employers’ redundancy obligations
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • France
  • June 14 2010

A new Act dated 18 May 2010 has changed French employers' obligations in respect of redundancies


Other news in brief
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • October 22 2010

The European Commission has confirmed that a second-stage consultation with Social Partners on proposals to amend the Working Time Directive (principally in relation to the maximum 48-hour working week opt-out and on-call time) will take place this Autumn


ECJ rules Spanish “breastfeeding” law unjustified
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, Spain
  • October 22 2010

In Spain female employees are allowed to take time off work - up to an hour during the day or a half-hour reduction in the working day - to feed a baby under nine months of age


Spain hit by general strike
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Spain
  • October 22 2010

Europe has recently been hit by a wave of anti-austerity protests


Employer liable for loss of earnings arising from poor reference
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • October 22 2010

Employers are often nervous about giving references at the best of times, but how do you go about drafting one for an ex-employee who has previously brought a claim against you?