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|28 Feb 2013||Industrial relations concerns cannot be sole ground for justifying indirect sex discrimination||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||Employment News||In Kenny and ors v Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform and ors the ECJ has held that an employer's industrial relations concerns cannot constitute the sole basis of justification of indirect...|
|1 Feb 2013||Promoting equality: the case for boardroom quotas||Roseanne Russell, Cardiff University||ELA Briefing||Last November, the European Commission published a proposal for a directive on improving gender balance among non-executive directors of listed companies. Its stated aim is to speed progress towards g...|
|30 Nov 2012||Advocate General considers justification of indirect sex discrimination||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||Employment News||In Kenny and ors v Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform and ors the Advocate General has recommended that the ECJ holds that an employer’s industrial relations concerns cannot constitute the ...|
|14 Nov 2012||European Commission proposes Directive to increase women’s representation on boards||News form the IDS Employment Law Team||Employment News||The European Commission has proposed a Directive to increase women’s representation in non-executive board-member positions to 40 per cent in publicly listed companies, with the exception of small and...|
|24 Oct 2012||Companies to be required to report on gender balance||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||Employment News||The Government has published the draft Companies Act 2006 (Strategic Report and Directors' Report) Regulations 2013. Among other things, the Regulations will require quoted companies to report on the ...|
|28 May 2012||ELA's response to Gender imbalance in corporate boards in the EU||Consultations|
|4 Apr 2012||Court of Appeal: historical pay disparity caused by productivity bonuses was sex discriminatory||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||Employment News||The Court of Appeal has rejected a perversity challenge to a tribunal’s finding that local authority bonus schemes set up in the 1970s had ceased to be linked to productivity by the time of equal pay...|
|1 Mar 2012||Unfair dismissal qualifying periods||Suzanne McKie and Alice Carse, Devereux Chambers||ELA Briefing||
‘Resolving Workplace Disputes: Final Impact Assessment’, published by the government last November, indicates that were a challenge to the extension of the qualifying period for protection for unfa...
|16 Jan 2012||Paid work experience requirement indirectly sex discriminatory||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||Employment News||In Crilly v Ballymagroarty Hazelbank Community Partnership an industrial tribunal in Northern Ireland has held that a requirement for a job candidate to have two years' paid work experience over a fiv...|
|1 Dec 2010||Kulikaoskas v Macduff Shellfish & anor||Sarah Gilzean, Equality and Human Rights Commission||ELA Briefing||The case of Kulikaoskas v Macduff Shellfish & anor raises the interesting question of whether a man can bring a sex discrimination claim on the basis that he has been treated less favourably ...|