U.S. Internal Revenue Code 457(f) addresses federal income taxation of certain types of “nonqualified” deferred compensation plans and arrangements
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
The Advocate General in Kaltoft v Billund Kommune has advised that obesity may amount to a disability for discrimination purposes. However, his
Many employers rely on the advice of occupational health advisers when trying to determine whether an employee is disabled for the purposes of the
A number of employment law changes will be taking place in April 2011.
In 2009 the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence estimated that 13.7 million working days are lost each year in the UK because of work-related mental health conditions including stress, depression and anxiety at an annual cost to UK employers of more than £28 billion.
The Spanish Supreme Court recently held that a company is not responsible for an accident which occurs on its premises but not in its workplace (i.e. the place where it carries out its business activities) if the injured employee works for a subcontractor company which carries out a different business from that of the company.
From 6 April 2010, the sick note an employee currently has to obtain from his GP if he is absent from work for eight days or more will be replaced by a new "Statement of Fitness for Work" medical statement (known as a "Fit Note") in the form below.