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Holiday pay decision from Europe gives public sector workers a boost
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • European Union, France
  • February 2 2012

In a French reference involving the holiday entitlement of a worker on sick leave, the European Court of Justice has decided that workers in the public sector can rely on the Directive in claims against their employer


XVW & YZA v Gravesend Grammar School for Girls
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 25 2012

Neither a school nor a specialist expedition company were vicariously liable for the acts of a man who raped three girls on a school expedition in Belize, while they were working and staying on his farm


First anniversary for NHS publication of objectives to secure compliance with the public sector equality duty
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 12 2012

With the public sector equality duty - brought into life by section 149 Equality Act 2010 reaching its first anniversary this Easter, public sector organisations should have complied with their publication duties in relation to equality objectives, as set out in secondary legislation, by 6 April 2012


Copyright and collaboration
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 13 2012

Like many large organisations, education institutions often enter into a variety of collaborative agreements


The Public Sector Equality Duty
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 25 2012

The Public Sector Equality Duty, or "PSED" as we have come to know and love it, was first brought to life twelve months ago, when section 149 of the Equality Act 2010 came into force, and then more fully fledged by the enactment of secondary legislation last autumn


Public sector equality duties and spending cuts
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 6 2012

One of the key changes introduced by the Equality Act 2010 was the replacement of three strand-specific duties imposed on public sector bodies to promote equality with one overarching duty covering all the main discrimination strands


Court of Appeal equal pay ruling a blow for local authorities
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 23 2011

Last month's ruling in a test case involving Birmingham City Council has significantly widened the options for equal pay litigants


Does the duty of care to employees extend to employees of other bodies with which you have a working relationship?
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 7 2012

In the recent case of Claire Selwood v Durham County Council (1);Tees, Esk & Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust (2) and Northumberland, Tyne & Wear NHS Foundation Trust (3) (2012) the Court of Appeal was asked to consider whether two mental health trusts owed a duty of care to an employee of the local authority who was attacked by a mental health patient


Act will reduce regulation for those working with children and vulnerable adults
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 15 2012

As observed below, the Protection of Freedoms Bill has passed into law


Ban on age discrimination in provision of services to come into effect
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 2 2012

The Equality Act 2010 prohibits discrimination in employment, education, service provision and certain other areas of activity