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|11 Apr 2013||Agency worker not protected by Framework Agreement on Fixed-term Work||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||Employment News||In Della Roca v Poste Italiane SpA the ECJ has held that the EU Framework Agreement and Framework Directive on Fixed-term Work (No.99/70) do not apply to the relationship between a temporary worker an...|
|1 Feb 2013||Modern apprenticeships: a ‘win-win’ arrangement||Jennifer Eady QC and Nadia Motraghi, Old Square Chambers||ELA Briefing||
Readers of the Evening Standard cannot have failed to notice its ‘Ladder for London’ campaign, encouraging employers in the capital to provide apprenticeships for unemployed young Londoners. B...
|27 Sep 2012||Equity partner in limited liability partnership was not a ‘worker’||News from the IDS Employment Team||Employment News||In Clyde and Co LLP and anor v Bates Van Winkelhof the Court of Appeal has held that a member of a limited liability partnership (LLP) was not an ‘employee’ or ‘worker’ for the purposes of the Employm...|
|1 Dec 2011||Golden whistle||Stephen Levinson, RadcliffesLeBrasseur||ELA Briefing||In NHS Manchester v Fecitt & ors  EWCA Civ 1190, the Court of Appeal pronounced on the burden of proof in whistleblowing cases. S.47B of the Employment Rights Act 1996 says that the detriment mu...|
|27 Sep 2011||Agency Workers||Rob Eldridge, Berwin Leighton Paisner and Julian Taylor, Simmons & Simmons||Lecture Notes|
|1 May 2011||Interns and volunteers: to pay or not to pay?||Deborah Nathan, Russell-Cooke LLP||ELA Briefing||
Internships typically last longer than traditional work experience and often involve work that might otherwise be done by employees. There is widespread use of interns by MPs and they are also comm...
|1 Apr 2011||X v Mid Sussex CAB & Chalis: volunteer workers||Claire McCann, Cloisters||ELA Briefing||Is a volunteer worker afforded protection from acts of disability discrimination, whether under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 - and therefore, by extension, the Equality Act 2010 - or by reco...|
|1 Aug 2010||The CBI's employment agenda: common sense or exploitation?||Andreas White, Kingsley Napley LLP||ELA Briefing||In June, the CBI published `Making Britain the place to work: an employment agenda for the new government'. The report sets out the business body's vision for the reform of UK employment law, highligh...|
|30 Jul 2010||Supreme Court reference to ECJ on the meaning of 'worker'||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||Employment News||In O'Brien v Ministry of Justice (formerly the Department for Constitutional Affairs), the Supreme Court has asked the European Court of Justice to consider whether the EU Part-time Work Directive all...|
|12 May 2010||The Agency Workers Regulations 2010: Equality for Agency Workers||Peter Holt, Field Fisher Waterhouse||Lecture Notes|