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Collective redundancies: Advocate General gives employer-friendly opinion supporting 'one establishment' test
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union
  • February 10 2015

A year ago the Court of Appeal referred to the European Court of Justice the case of USDAW v Woolworths on the trigger for collective redundancy


Shared parental leave: ECJ rejects arguments that threatened UK government plans
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • October 9 2013

According to the ECJ, EU law permits a national law providing for shared maternity leave on the basis that the mother must be employed and covered by


Maternity: potential change to rights on surrogacy
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • October 9 2013

Two conflicting ECJ Advocate General opinions have been given on the issue of whether an intended mother who has a baby via surrogacy should be


Round-up of UK employment law developments in November 2012
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • December 11 2012

UK law may need to be amended to protect employees from dismissal because of their political beliefs or affiliation


UK: statutory holiday: recalculation of entitlement to reflect change to hours need not be retrospective
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • November 16 2015

The ECJ has confirmed that, when a worker increases their hours during the leave year, the statutory leave entitlement going forward must be


Round-up of UK employment law developments October 2012
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • November 6 2012

Employers could face a substantial increase in historic equal pay claims


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
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • 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


UK: anti-suit injunctions: Court of Appeal rules that EU jurisdiction rules should prevail over US exclusive jurisdiction clause
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union
  • August 6 2015

The Court of Appeal has overturned a controversial High Court ruling (summarised in our blog post here) concerning the enforcement of non-EU exclusive


UK: indirect discrimination: those who suffer alongside a disadvantaged group may bring claims
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • August 6 2015

The ECJ has ruled that the EU concept of indirect discrimination permits claims to be brought by individuals who are not actually part of the