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France: ECJ’s rulling on obesity is immediately directly binding on employers
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, France
  • December 19 2014

Following a decision of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) on 18 December 2014, obesity has now been recognised, in certain circumstances, to be


General counsel update September 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Russia, United Kingdom, USA, Australia, China, European Union, Hong Kong
  • September 29 2014

The London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) Court's new rules come into force on 1 October 2014 and are to apply to any arbitration


Round-up of UK employment law developments in JulyAugust 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • September 1 2014

The Advocate General of the ECJ has given his opinion rejecting the contention that EU law prohibits discrimination on the ground of obesity per se


UK: ECJ opinion that obesity is not a disability, but severely obese employees may be disabled
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 22 2014

The Advocate General of the European Court of Justice has given his opinion rejecting the contention that EU law prohibits discrimination on the


UK: EU legislation update: board diversity and pregnant workers
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 17 2014

The President of the Council of Ministers has issued a Progress Report confirming that there is not yet consensus on passing the EU Gender Directive


EU Gender Directive: Council of Ministers’ Progress Report indicates there is not yet consensus
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union
  • June 26 2014

The EU Parliament voted in favour of the draft EU Gender Directive to address gender balance on corporate boards in November 2013 and the Directive


UK: employers should review holiday pay following ECJ ruling
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • May 27 2014

Employers should review their approach to calculating holiday pay for employees and workers who have fixed normal hours but receive variable payments


Timeline - a guide to the legal milestones ahead - May 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union
  • May 1 2014

This is a guide to key legal developments in the coming months and years ahead (UK perspective).The developments include changes in employment law


Global employment, pensions and incentives newsletter
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Africa, Australia, China, European Union, France, Hong Kong, Japan, Russia, Singapore, Spain, United Kingdom, USA
  • April 15 2014

Most of the labour codes in force in francophone sub-Saharan Africa contain provisions which seek to prevent unfair competition practices among


Round-up of UK employment law developments in March 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union
  • April 11 2014

Employers will need to update their flexible work and family-related leave policies over the next few months, following the Children and Families Act