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“Woolworths case” European Court gives positive ruling for UK employers
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • April 30 2015

The European Court of Justice has today given its decision in the "Woolworths case" concerning the duty to consult collectively under the Collective


Holiday pay and commission: latest tribunal ruling
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • March 30 2015

The Leicester Employment Tribunal has this week given a decision in Lock v British Gas. But anybody hoping for useful practical guidance on how


European court rules that commission must be taken into account when calculating holiday pay
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • May 22 2014

In a hotly anticipated decision, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has ruled that when calculating holiday pay for the purposes of


Woolworths case to be referred to the ECJ
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 23 2014

Yesterday the Court of Appeal decided to refer the "Woolworths case" to the Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ). This turn of events was not


Watch out if... you are using an existing body of employee representatives for redundancy consultation purposes
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • May 8 2013

You may find it does not have the necessary authority to consult, thus rendering the entire collective consultation process invalid. Any employer


Two-year cap on backdated unlawful deductions claims from 1 July 2015
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • July 1 2015

The Employment Rights Act 1996 does not currently set a limit on how far backwards employees can go in claims for unlawful deductions from wages


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


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


Employment Appeal Tribunal gives ruling in holiday pay cases
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • November 4 2014

Non-guaranteed overtime must be taken into account for the purposes of calculating holiday pay BUT the scope for workers to bring claims for arrears


Acas makes minor changes to Disciplinary and Grievance Code of Practice
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • January 28 2015

ACAS has finally issued its response to the consultation it launched back in December 2013 seeking views on revisions to the sections of the