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Do employees on long-term sick leave have to request holiday to be paid for it?
  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • United Kingdom
  • November 14 2011

Yes, according to the President of the Employment Appeal Tribunal in Fraser v Southwest London St. George’s Mental Health Trust

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

“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

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

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

To what extent are employees entitled to manifest their religious beliefs in the workplace?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, USA
  • January 17 2013

On January 15, 2013 the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) gave its ruling in Eweida & Ors v the United Kingdom. As was widely reported in the

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

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

Watch out if. On a TUPE transfer you acquire employees who are covered by a collective agreement
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 27 2013

You may find that you are bound by terms agreed by other people after you become the employer. In 2002 the London Borough of Lewisham's leisure