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Failure to implement bespoke rosters for breastfeeding women amounted to indirect sex discrimination
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • November 14 2016

EasyJet's failure to accommodate women who were breastfeeding by limiting their shifts to eight hours amounted to indirect sex discrimination


How narrow should 'activities' be interupted in TUPE transfers?
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • November 14 2016

Coventry City Council provided a range of services to homeless people through contracts with numerous providers. The claimants were employed by a


Court of Appeal decides that statutory holiday pay must include the contractual results-based commission.
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • November 14 2016

This is an important case in the evolving field of holiday pay and variable remuneration. The Court of Appeal confirmed the Employment Appeal


Employers must give clear consideration to amend restrictive covenants.
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • November 14 2016

This case highlights the importance of providing consideration to employees when introducing or amending post-termination restrictive covenants once


UK: Job advert for a PA specifying bra size? Surely not
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • November 11 2016

Sadly it’s true. A recruitment agency was widely criticised in the press last month after posting job adverts for “attractive women” and specifying


Uber - a 'fare' deal?
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • November 7 2016

On 28 October 2016 the Employment Tribunal ruled in favour of two Uber drivers seeking to establish their status as 'workers' as the first of a number


UK: Selling your Sales Plan
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • October 17 2016

As we approach the start of 2017, many businesses will be planning their sales incentive plans or commission plans for next year. When the objectives


Satellite Bulletin: Brexit - Employment issues for the Space Industry
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • October 14 2016

We have been contacted by several companies working in the satellite industry concerned as to employment issues post Brexit, and in particular


Helpful decision for employers handling discrimination and harassment grievances
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • October 14 2016

The ET was wrong to examine the conduct of the perpetrators, not the decision making process of the employer, when assessing a claim for harassment


Disabled employee entitled to the same salary when moved to a lesser role
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • October 14 2016

This case confirmed that an employer's duty to make reasonable adjustments for a disabled employee can be extended to continuing to pay a higher