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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


How should employers treat previous warnings when deciding whether to dismiss?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • December 13 2012

How would you deal with an employee who has a written warning on his file and then commits a further (but possibly different) act of misconduct?


Watch out if you have an employee who has raised multiple discrimination grievances
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • June 26 2013

Most employers will have had at least one employee who is convinced he is being discriminated against and brings grievance after grievance, regarding


European court rules that obesity is not a disability but its effects may be
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union
  • December 18 2014

In Kaltoft v Billund Kommune the ECJ has today confirmed that obesity does not in itself constitute a disability for the purposes of the EU Equal


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?


Marriage discrimination at work
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • December 21 2011

Is it unlawful for an employer to treat an employee less favourably, not because she is married, but because she is married to a particular man?


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


USA v Nolan: Supreme Court confirms that s.188 applies to US base in UK
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • October 23 2015

Yesterday the Supreme Court handed down its judgment in the long running collective redundancy consultation case of USA v Nolan. But before you get


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


Enforced subject access to become a criminal offence from 10 March 2015
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • March 9 2015

From 10 March 2015, section 56 of the Data Protection Act 1998 will prevent employers from requiring potential or existing employees, or people