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Do We Need Robot Law?
  • Bird & Bird
  • USA
  • February 14 2017

Roger Bickerstaff recently spoke at a joint British AcademyRoyal Society event looking at this topic from the perspective of law, computer science


The Surbana Firings: “termination simpliciter” no more?
  • Bird & Bird
  • Singapore
  • February 6 2017

It was recently alleged that Surbana Jurong had failed to observe “due process” when carrying out its purported poor performance firing on 14 January


Legislative Decree No. 812008
  • Bird & Bird
  • Italy
  • June 15 2009

This Decree re-organises and updates all provisions relating to health and safety at work and has introduced novelties and new obligations for employers


The Government's Brexit White Paper
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 6 2017

On 2 February 2017, the government published a white paper, setting out its objectives for the upcoming Brexit negotiations with the EU. The white


Changes to Swedish discrimination law: how will this affect employers?
  • Bird & Bird
  • Sweden
  • February 7 2017

On 1 January 2017, amendments were made to the Swedish Discrimination Act (Sw. Diskrimineringslagen (2008:567) (the "Discrimination Act"). As of this


Denmark: High Court judgment regarding summarily dismissal due to violation of workplace smoking policy
  • Bird & Bird
  • Denmark
  • February 6 2017

In a new Danish High Court, Eastern Division, judgment passed on 16 January 2017, the High Court decides whether a dismissal due to violation of


Employee unfairly dismissed despite his violent conduct
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • January 26 2017

In this case, Mr Spoor was dismissed for gross misconduct after he violently grabbed a colleague by the neck


Employment Act - termination with notice now subject to MOM intervention for “unfair dismissal”
  • Bird & Bird
  • Singapore
  • July 3 2009

Employers will know that the Employment Act (EA) was amended with effect on 1 January 2009 to "update the EA to ensure that it remains relevant and responsive to the changing labour market conditions"


France: A European View on Employment Law
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • July 1 2016

French employment law is in favour of protecting employees. However, in reality, provided the correct procedures are followed, and given the recent


Employer’s right to clawback overpaid commission
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • March 17 2008

In the case of Key Recruitment UK Ltd v Lear the EAT has given guidance on the extent to which an employer may claw back overpayments from a departing employee