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Territorial scope of discrimination legislation: impact of the Equality Act
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • September 20 2010

There has been a spate of cases this year concerning the rights of overseas employees to bring claims in the Employment Tribunal: a reflection of the increasingly globalised nature of today's workforce


Redundancy during maternity leave: suitable available vacancies
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • September 20 2010

Employees facing redundancy whilst on maternity leave are in a stronger position than their colleagues


To what extent does TUPE constitute a defence to an equal pay claim?
  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • United Kingdom
  • July 22 2011

TUPE and equal pay, possibly the two employment issues that employers dread most!


Do employees have a right to legal representation at a disciplinary hearing?
  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • United Kingdom
  • July 22 2011

Not if they work for a private sector employer


Dismissal of employee for working in second job while on sick leave was unfair. What?
  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • United Kingdom
  • September 27 2011

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has ruled that an employer’s dismissal of an employee for working in a second job while on sick leave from the first was unfair


Pre-termination negotiations
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • March 15 2013

From Summer 2013, Employment Tribunals dealing with claims of unfair dismissal will be prevented from taking into account any offer made, or


Necessity the mother of implication?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • November 30 2010

Businesses with concerns about inadvertently finding themselves the employer of people they thought were agency workers may be comforted by the recent Court of Appeal case of Alstom Transport v Tilson


Ensure final written warnings are issued fairly especially if you want to rely on them later
  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • United Kingdom
  • March 24 2011

Most employers are aware of the need to tick all the relevant procedural boxes when it comes to taking a decision to dismiss - but how confident are you that your managers apply the same rigorous approach when issuing final written warnings?


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


German compulsory retirement age is lawful, says ECJ
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, Germany
  • October 22 2010

Earlier this month the ECJ gave a welcome boost to employers looking to retain a contractual retirement age when it confirmed that a provision in a collective agreement requiring employees to retire at 65 was lawful