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|16 Mar 2006||ECJ rules rolled-up holiday pay to be unlawful||Employment News||The ECJ, in three joined cases, has held that rolled-up holiday pay arrangements are unlawful under Article 7 of the Working Time Directive (No.93/104).|
|6 Apr 2006||New employment legislation in force on 6 April 2006||Employment News||The first instalment of employment-related legislation for 2006 comes into force on 6 April. The main changes are:|
|6 Apr 2006||ECJ ruling on payment in lieu of annual leave||Employment News||The ECJ, in Federatie Nederlandse Vakbeweging v Staat der Nederlanden, has ruled that a national law which allows workers to receive payment in lieu of annual leave carried over from the previous year...|
|9 May 2006||Court of Appeal ruling on Working Time Regulations||Employment News||
The Court of Appeal, in British Airways plc v Noble and anor, has held that contractual arrangements that include a provision for a discount of 4/52 from the calculated total of shift pay, which is...
|9 Jun 2006||No agreement on 48-hour week working time opt-out||Employment News||Talks between Ministers from the 25 EU states have failed to reach agreement on changes to the Working Time Directive (No.2003/88), with the result that the United Kingdom's controversial opt-out from...|
|7 Sep 2006||ECJ holds UK in breach of Working Time Directive||Employment News||The ECJ has handed down its long-awaited judgment in the case of Commission v United Kingdom (C-484/04).|
|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:
|30 Oct 2006||Holiday pay case referred to ECJ||Employment News||
The House of Lords has referred the case of HM Revenue and Customs v Stringer to the ECJ. The case, formerly known as Commissioners of Inland Revenue v Ainsworth, concerns the question of whether w...
|29 Nov 2006||Working Time Regulations? offshore workers||Employment News||In Transocean International Resources Ltd and ors v Russell and ors, the EAT has handed down a decision clarifying the territorial scope of the Working Time Regulations 1998 SI 1998/1833 (WTR) as rega...|
|11 Jan 2007||Second DTI consultation on holiday entitlement||Employment News||The Department for Trade and Industry has announced a second public consultation on plans to increase the statutory minimum holiday entitlement to include bank holidays.|