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|1 Jun 2003||Agency Workers and Unfair Dismissal: an Update||John Antell, Godolphin Chambers||ELA Briefing||Whether there are any circumstances in which an agency worker can complain of unfair dismissal is a question that has been the subject of considerable debate. Two years ago the Court of Appeal in the ...|
|1 Mar 2009||In Brief - Notice pay (again)||Richard Linskell, Campbell Hooper||ELA Briefing||Two years ago in this column (Jan/Feb 2007) I considered how Burlo v Langley & Carter  IRLR 145 had held that Norton Tool v Tewson  IRLR 86 - perhaps the oldest statutory employment case s...|
|1 Jul 2005||Is National Security Safeguarding Employment Rights?||Marc Jones, partner, and Cressida Lockett, Turbervilles||ELA Briefing||Those who studied constitutional and administrative law may remember the cases involving GCHQ and immunities on the grounds of national security. Claims involving national security are not that common...|
|1 Apr 2003||In Review - 04/03||Clare Primett, Le Brasseur Davis Law Group||ELA Briefing||This publication topic area describes itself as “a crucial part of human resources management”. Managing Dismissals features case scenarios, precedent letters and agreements and the latest le...|
|1 May 2011||Social media: employment traps and pitfalls||Kirstie Allison, associate, Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP||ELA Briefing||The use of email and other social media by employees in and outside the workplace is widespread, which raises a number of issues for employers and employees alike. While useful as a business tool for ...|
|1 Jun 2008||SOX Opens the Door to Employees to Sue US Parent||Richard Brown, Osborne Clarke||ELA Briefing||The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX) contains a whistleblower provision protecting employees of public companies reporting conduct that they reasonably believe constitutes a violation of federal law r...|
|1 Sep 2007||GAB Robins v Triggs||Monica Kurnatowska, partner, and Stephen Ratcliffe, associate, employment department, Baker McKenzie LLP||ELA Briefing||The recent EAT decision in GAB Robins v Triggs is the EAT's first attempt to apply the "Johnson exclusion area'' to a constructive dismissal scenario.|
|1 Jul 2009||In Brief - Constructive Dismissal||Peter Linstead, Tanfield Chambers||ELA Briefing||The last few weeks have seen three noteworthy EAT cases on constructive dismissal. The first two demonstrate that tribunals must take particular care in considering the employer's final actions object...|
|1 Aug 2006||Are Polkey Reductions History?||Anthony Korn, barrister, No 5 Chambers||ELA Briefing||The June issue of ELA Briefing examined some of the recent case law on Polkey reductions. In two recent decisions, the EAT has suggested that those principles may have changed as a r...|
|1 Jun 2010||Using Fit Notes in Personal Injury and Tribunal Claims||David Christie, Proactive Employment Lawyers||ELA Briefing||The introduction of statements of fitness for work - commonly referred to as `fit notes' - has changed the landscape of sickness absence management in the UK.|