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An employer must conduct a specific risk assessment for a breastfeeding mother or risk a sex discrimination claim
  • Addleshaw Goddard LLP
  • European Union
  • December 1 2017

The ECJ has ruled that conducting a general risk assessment of the health and safety risks to pregnant workers and new and breastfeeding mothers is

EU ends unjustified geoblocking
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union
  • November 24 2017

The European Union will end unjustified geoblocking for consumers wishing to buy products or services online within the EU before the end of next year

EU reaches agreement to end unjustified geoblocking
  • Bristows
  • European Union
  • November 24 2017

On 20 November the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission reached an agreement to adopt the proposed Geoblocking Regulation, which will

Age limits reconsidered
  • Deutscher AnwaltSpiegel
  • European Union, Germany
  • November 10 2017

Age limits seem to be a recurring topic in (European) employment Law. For many years, the European Court of Justice has ruled regularly on cases

People and Reward - What's new in the world of work? Fall 2017
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
  • Netherlands, Russia, Austria, Spain, United Kingdom, European Union, France, Germany, Japan
  • November 9 2017

Welcome to our international quarterly newsletter. This Fall 2017 edition focuses on legal developments which took place internationally and in the

Indirect Discrimination and Objective Justification
  • Shoosmiths LLP
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • November 9 2017

Reliance on objective justification to defend allegations of indirect discrimination will always be a balance between risk and reward. Two recent

Size (doesn’t) matter - Minimum size for police officers discriminates women
  • DLA Piper
  • European Union
  • October 20 2017

The ECJ ruled in a judgment on 18 October that a uniform minimum size as a requirement for men and women to get a job is inadmissible (docket number

The European Court of Justice rules for the first time on discrimination based on religion
  • Ius Laboris
  • European Union
  • October 17 2017

The European Court of Justice recently ruled on discrimination based on religion and partners in our Belgian and Danish firms published an article

Pregnancy and maternity discrimination: protection against dismissal crystallises from conception and before the employer is notified
  • Addleshaw Goddard LLP
  • Spain, United Kingdom, European Union
  • October 5 2017

In Porras Guisado v Bankia SA and others (Case C-12016) the High Court of Justice of Catalonia (High Court) considered the dismissal of a pregnant

Failure To Top-Up Salary During Paternity Leave Not Discriminatory, Finds WRC
  • William Fry
  • European Union, Ireland
  • September 22 2017

Precisely one year ago, in September 2016, the Paternity Leave and Benefit Act 2016 (the "2016 Act") introduced statutory paternity leave. The 2016