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|29 Sep 2006||New employment legislation in force on 1 October 2006||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||Employment News||
The second instalment of employment-related legislation for 2006 comes into effect on 1 October, including:
|20 Nov 2006||Legislation update: Pensions amendment, flexible working consultation||Employment News||
Employment Equality (Age) (Amendment No.2) Regulations 2006 SI 2006/2039
|6 Dec 2006||Age discrimination challenge referred to ECJ||Employment News||The High Court has referred a challenge to the Employment Equality (Age) Regulations 2006 SI 2006/1031 to the ECJ.|
|15 Feb 2007||Advocate General's opinion in Spanish age discrimination case||Employment News||The Advocate General's Opinion has been handed down in the European Court of Justice case Palacios de la Villa v Cortefiel Servicios SA (Case C-411/05) concerning the lawfulness of provisions of Spani...|
|21 Mar 2007||Age discrimination - consequential amendments||Employment News||
The Government has published the Employment Equality (Age) (Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2007 SI 2007/825, which make a number of changes to other legislation in response to the introducti...
|25 Jun 2007||EAT clarifies the effect of Mangold v Helm||Employment News||In Lloyd-Briden v Worthing College, the EAT has confirmed that an tribunal is not obliged to disregard S.109 of the Employment Rights Act 1996 (ERA) - which, until 1 October 2006, barred persons over ...|
|18 Jul 2007||Tribunal refuses to stay age discrimination claim||Employment News||In Johns v Solent SD Ltd, an employment tribunal refused to stay a claim of age discrimination and unfair dismissal pending the result of the campaign group Heyday's judicial review challenge to the d...|
|16 Nov 2007||All Compulsory Retirement Claims Stayed Pending Heyday Challenge||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||Employment News||
The confusion surrounding the legality of compulsory retirement has deepened following an order by the President of Employment Tribunals staying all current and future claims under Reg 30 of the Em...
|8 Nov 2007||EAT Overturns Tribunal’s Refusal to Stay Age Discrimination Claim||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||Employment News||In July we reported an employment tribunal’s decision in Johns v Solent SD Ltd, refusing an application to stay a claim of age discrimination and unfair dismissal pending the result of the campaign gr...|
|11 Oct 2007||Age discriminatory pension changes were justified||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||Employment News||In the high-profile case of Bloxham v Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, an employment tribunal rejected a former partner’s claim that changes to a law firm’s pension scheme amounted to unlawful age disc...|