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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


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


Refusing rest breaks without saying no
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • November 21 2016

All the lawyers are saying that Brexit won’t make any difference to English employment law (and in terms of black and white statute law that is


ECJ restores order in UK collective redundancy dismissals
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • April 30 2015

USDAW v Ethel Austin, better known as the Woolworths case, was a challenge by trade union USDAW to the established reading of Section 188 of the


“Having a sickly time. weather awful...”
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • October 29 2009

The recent European Court of Justice decision in Pereda v Madrid Movilidad SA that a worker who is sick during his statutory annual leave is entitled to take a replacement period of leave at a later date (even outside the current leave year) has caused much consternation amongst employers and HR teams in particular, not the least because of the potential for abuse and the additional cost implications


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


Brexit What Next?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 24 2016

So after all the shouting, the half-truths and the speculation, there it is, a vote to leave. What does this mean for your business? What will your


Holiday pay in the UK - the great unanswered question
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • November 3 2016

As we have said many times before on this blog, it is all very well for the Courts and Tribunals to say that overtime must be “taken into account”


EU Advocate General’s decision on obesity as disability makes fat lot of difference
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union
  • July 17 2014

In the end, the Advocate General reached the inevitable conclusion that obesity by itself is not automatically a disability, but can be if and when


ECJ rules Spanish “breastfeeding” law unjustified
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, Spain
  • October 22 2010

In Spain female employees are allowed to take time off work - up to an hour during the day or a half-hour reduction in the working day - to feed a baby under nine months of age