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|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 ...|
|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...|
|19 Aug 2008||Acts of discrimination occurring abroad cannot contribute to a ‘continuing act’||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||Employment News||In Tradition Securities and Futures SA v X and anor the EAT has held that a tribunal only had jurisdiction in relation to the sex discrimination X allegedly suffered in London, and not the discriminat...|
|14 Mar 2008||Amendments to Sex Discrimination Act 1975 published||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||Employment News||The Sex Discrimination Act 1975 (Amendment) Regulations 2008 SI 2008/656 have been laid before Parliament and will come into force on 6 April 2008. The Regulations make various amendments to the Sex D...|
|1 Nov 2006||Assessing Health and Safety Risks||Roseanne Russell||ELA Briefing||
Roseanne Russell examines the law in relation to an employer’s duty to assess the risks in the workplace for pregnant employees. She also provides a useful checklist for employers
|1 Dec 2003||Breastfeeding and Sex Discrimination||David Fox is a lawyer in the Treasury Solicitor’s Department who acted for the Ministry of Defence||ELA Briefing||
Breastfeeding mothers are protected against discrimination only until the end of their maternity leave or in circumstances where health and safety issues arise, according to the EAT in a reserved j...
|Cadman v Health and Safety Executive|
|1 Nov 2003||Chief Officers of Police Liability for Discrimination||Arpita Dutt, Solicitor for Ms Baskerville, Russell Jones & Walker||ELA Briefing||Employment practitioners who have no involvement with police cases, may note their significance in terms of making law – one need only think of Vento v The Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police...|
|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 ...|
|1 Jul 2003||Constructing the Comparator||David Lipworth (associate) and Hilary Wilde (professional support lawyer), Baker & McKenzie||ELA Briefing||Ms Shamoon was a chief inspector with the Royal Ulster Constabulary assigned to the traffic branch. Her superior officer, Superintendent Laird, was in charge of that division. Under the RUC’s staff ap...|