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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


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?


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


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


Employers should cover e-cigarettes in their no-smoking policies
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • February 11 2015

In one of the first cases concerning the use of e-cigarettes in the workplace, an Employment Tribunal has found in Insley v Accent Catering that a


UK Supreme Court warns employers about dismissing employees in breach of contract
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • January 23 2013

In Société Générale, London Branch v Geys the Supreme Court has made it clear that employers need to be very careful


"Woolworths case" European Advocate General gives his opinion and it is encouraging news for UK
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 5 2015

The Advocate General has today given his Opinion in the "Woolworths case" (and two other cases) regarding the scope of an "establishment" for the


Tribunal fees
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • March 15 2013

From Summer 2013, claimants will have to pay one fee in order to bring a claim and a further fee if they want to proceed to a full hearing, with the