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Mine your language European decision reinforces recruitment best practice
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union
  • October 1 2015

Maybe surprisingly for a country which has traditionally overcome its limited second language capability by slowing its speech and raising its voice


UK employment aspects of the new EU Trade Secrets Directive
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union
  • January 12 2016

One of the most litigated but least legislated aspects of the UK employment relationship is the concept of the trade secret. Over the years there


No cause for alarm in ECJ “working” travel time decision
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union
  • September 11 2015

If you drive from your home to your office and then your office to your client, only the second trip counts as working time for the purposes of the


New guidance on UK holiday pay may not be Acas’ finest hour
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 3 2015

Are you struggling how to know how to calculate holiday pay at the moment? Do you add in commissions or overtime or not? If you need some reasonably


Should employees on long-term sick leave accrue holiday indefinitely?
  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • European Union
  • July 22 2011

And finally, with the holiday season upon us, it seems only right that we should highlight a recent case working its way through the European Courts which may curtail the holiday that employees can claim to accrue during periods of long-term sick leave


EU economic growth resumes
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union
  • February 25 2010

According to the European Commission's 'EU Employment Situation and Social Outlook' monthly monitor for February 2010, economic growth has resumed in the European Union, although the recovery remains fragile


Service-related statutory notice provision held to be discriminatory
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, Germany
  • February 25 2010

The notice periods to be given by employers terminating an employee's employment under German law are regulated in Paragraph 622(2) of the German Civil Code


Other European news in brief
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union
  • August 20 2009

On 1 July 2009 France’s national minimum hourly wage increased from 8.71 to 8.82


Parental leave could increase to four months
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union
  • August 20 2009

European employer and trade union representatives (the so-called "Social Partners") have recently agreed that the minimum period of parental leave should increase from three to four months


Social responsibility in sub-contracting chains
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union
  • April 23 2009

The European Parliament has adopted a resolution calling for more social responsibility in sub-contracting chains, in particular the need for legislation introducing joint and several liability to deal with the cross-border dimensions of sub-contracting