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Case update: obesity now a disability?
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union
  • February 12 2015

The Industrial Tribunal decision in Neil Bickerstaff -and- Gerard Butcher (Case Ref: 9214) has attracted considerable media attention over recent


Recent Labour Court determination on the accrual of annual leave whilst on sick leave
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union
  • January 13 2015

The Labour Court recently issued an important decision stating that an employee is not entitled to rely on the provisions of the grounding European


Calculating holiday pay lock down what you should be paying
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom
  • January 12 2015

In recent conjoined UK Tribunal cases (Bear Scotland Limited v Fulton, Hertel (UK) Ltd v Woods and SM and Amec Group Ltd v Laws) (the "UK Cases") the


Amendment to working time legislation
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union
  • November 18 2014

The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation recently announced that he proposes to amend the Organisation of Working Time Act, 1997 (OWTA) to


European Commission publishes study on "The Promotion of Employee Ownership and Participation"
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union
  • November 11 2014

The Commission has published a study entitled "The Promotion of Employee Ownership and Participation" which provides an overview of the development


Practical steps to reduce risk: making reasonable adjustments
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 29 2014

Obesity is not currently classed as a disability under the legislation in Northern Ireland. However, with a quarter of the UK population estimated to


European court rules on rights of deceased worker's estate to their annual leave entitlements
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union
  • July 8 2014

A recentdecision of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has further elaborated upon the parameters of the Working Time Directive


EBA publication of report on benchmarking of remuneration practices in the EU
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union
  • July 3 2014

On 13 June 2014, The European Banking Authority (EBA) published a report which provides an analysis on remuneration practices across a sample of EU


Age discrimination and compulsory retirement update
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union, Ireland
  • April 15 2014

The issue of compulsory retirement continues to remain firmly in the spotlight. A Private Members Bill to abolish retirement ages, both for the


European directive on gender balance for non-executive directors moves a step closer
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union
  • December 17 2013

On 20 November, the European Parliament approved the European Commission's proposed directive to improve gender balance in European company