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"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


UK employment law changes - what’s coming into force on 1 October?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • September 18 2014

The National Minimum Wage rates applying from 1 October: The adult rate for workers aged 21 and over will increase by 19p from £6.31 to £6.50 per


UK employment law changes from 1 October action points for employers
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • September 30 2014

A new right now available to employees and qualifying agency workers. It applies to the pregnant woman’s husband, civil partner or partner (including


Employee shareholders
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • March 15 2013

In Autumn 2013, the UK Government is introducing a new employee shareholder arrangement whereby employees can give up some of their employment rights


Discrimination
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • March 15 2013

Statutory discrimination questionnaires will be repealed, but employers should be aware that claimants will still be able to make enquiries - just


Acas makes minor changes to Disciplinary and Grievance Code of Practice
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • January 28 2015

ACAS has finally issued its response to the consultation it launched back in December 2013 seeking views on revisions to the sections of the


Can obesity amount to a disability? Yes, says European Advocate General
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • July 17 2014

The Advocate General in Kaltoft v Billund Kommune has advised that obesity may amount to a disability for discrimination purposes. However, his


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


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


No, France has not banned employees from checking work emails after 6 p.m.
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • France
  • April 11 2014

In the last few days there have been a number of articles in the Contact UK press which have suggested that employer federations and unions in France