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Legal experts comment on Queen's Speech 2017
  • Shoosmiths LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 21 2017

Today's Queen's Speech comes in the wake of the general election which failed to deliver a majority government, adding to an already uncertain


The sky does have a limit when it comes to the age of commercial pilots
  • Dentons
  • European Union, Germany, United Kingdom
  • May 31 2017

The default retirement age in the UK was abolished on 6 April 2011. Since then, some employers have set their own fixed retirement age. However, in


BALPA v Jet2.com: the scope of negotiations following statutory recognition
  • Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 27 2017

The employer argued that it was not required to negotiate, in accordance with the statutory recognition framework, with BALPA on proposals concerning


BREXIT: charting a new course
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, Global, OECD, United Kingdom, USA
  • February 21 2017

If 2016 ended with more questions than answers as to how Brexit would take shape, 2017 began with at least a little more clarity. Speeches delivered


Flexible working practices: refusal to adjust staff roster system for breastfeeding employees was indirectly discriminatory
  • Addleshaw Goddard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 29 2016

The Employment Tribunal has held that a requirement for staff to work unrestricted hours, and more than 8 continuous hours each day, indirectly


Failure to implement bespoke rosters for breastfeeding women amounted to indirect sex discrimination
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • November 14 2016

EasyJet's failure to accommodate women who were breastfeeding by limiting their shifts to eight hours amounted to indirect sex discrimination


Breastfeeding at work: employees' rights
  • DAC Beachcroft
  • United Kingdom
  • November 2 2016

In this case, an employment tribunal held that easyJet's roster practices were indirectly discriminatory towards two breastfeeding employees, and that


Express Yourself : Breastfeeding at Work
  • Didlaw
  • United Kingdom
  • October 14 2016

Breastfeeding has hit the headlines again, this time in the case of two members of easyJet cabin crew who argued at the budget airline's failure to


Breastfeeding: employees win Easyjet tribunal
  • Shoosmiths LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 12 2016

An Employment Tribunal has ruled that two flight attendants were discriminated against in relation to breastfeeding requests. Although the decision


Corporate Crime Update - September 2016 - United Kingdom Europe
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, Global, United Kingdom
  • September 30 2016

London’s Southwark Crown Court recently approved only the second Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) since the introduction of DPAs in 2014. Herbert