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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


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


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


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


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


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


Remuneration
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • November 23 2010

The remuneration aspects of the amended Capital Requirements Directive (CRD 3) are required to be implemented in Member States by 1 January 2011


Tax: VAT charge on retail vouchers
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union
  • October 1 2010

The European Court of Justice has ruled that part payment of salary to employees in the form of retail vouchers is a taxable supply for VAT purposes


EU proposals on maternity leave and the gender pay gap
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union
  • March 8 2010

The European Parliament is to consider proposals put forward by its Women's Rights Committee to extend the minimum period of maternity leave from 14 to 20 weeks, on full pay


Working time: EU law allows employees to reclaim holiday if they are ill
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • October 2 2009

A worker who is sick during statutory holiday should be allowed under EU law to take the holiday at a later date, if necessary in the following holiday year, according to the ECJ