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No protection from employers for breastfeeding working mothers could be discrimination on grounds of sex
  • Garrigues
  • European Union
  • August 8 2018

Equality between female and male employees at the workplace is very topical at the moment and over recent months a completely new movement has


Hiring and firing internationally: tips for dealing with staff overseas
  • Taylor Wessing
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • August 7 2018

Recruiting new staff overseas can be exciting, and perhaps slightly daunting. Whether your business is starting up, or expanding to a new foreign base


What's Love Got To Do With It? - UK law discriminatory for requiring transgender person to be unmarried to access State pension.
  • William Fry
  • European Union, Ireland
  • June 29 2018

(C-45116) concerning a condition of UK law that required a married transgender person to annul hisher marriage in order to be legally recognised as


EU Court Provides New Guidance on Price Discrimination
  • Jones Day
  • European Union
  • June 1 2018

In April 2018, the CJEU provided guidance in assessing the validity of discriminatory pricing practices under EU rules governing dominant market


Vorgeschriebene Religionszugehörigkeit für kirchliche Stellen nur mit gerichtlicher Kontrolle
  • Beiten Burkhardt
  • European Union, Germany
  • April 17 2018

Das Erfordernis, dass Bewerber um eine bei der Kirche zu besetzende Stelle einer bestimmten Religion angehören, muss Gegenstand einer wirksamen


Do pregnant workers have special protection in collective redundancy situations?
  • Addleshaw Goddard LLP
  • European Union
  • March 27 2018

In Porras Guisado v Bankia SA and others the ECJ considered the dismissal of a pregnant worker in line with the provisions in the Collective


Existence of indirect discrimination in objective dismissals due to absences
  • CMS
  • Spain, European Union
  • March 5 2018

The worker's dismissal due to an accumulation of justified absences may be contrary to European law when the absences are linked to illnesses derived


Existencia de discriminación indirecta en los despidos objetivos por ausencias
  • CMS
  • Spain, European Union
  • February 27 2018

El despido del trabajador por acumulación de faltas de asistencias justificadas puede ser contrario al derecho europeo cuando las ausencias estén


Fixed Term Workers, Non-Discrimination, and Compensation on the Termination of Employment
  • LK Shields
  • European Union
  • January 23 2018

Is it discriminatory for a fixed term worker to receive less compensation on the expiry of his or her contract than a worker (whether fixed term or


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