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|EU ministers reach agreement on working time and temporary workers|
|1 Jan 2003||DTI Roundtable on Employment Status||Rachael Wright, Osborne Clarke and Paul Daniels, Russell Jones & Walker||ELA Briefing||Rachel Wright and Paul Daniels recently attended, as ELA representatives, a Department for Trade and Industry (DTI) roundtable on employee status. ELA Briefing readers may recall that, earlie...|
|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 2003||In Brief - Agency Workers 05/03||Tony Hyams-Parish Rawlison Butler||ELA Briefing||In Dacas v Brook Street Bureau (UK) Ltd (EAT/492/02), Mrs Dacas had been working as a temporary cleaner, via the Brook Street Bureau, for Wandsworth Council for six years. Her contract was te...|
|1 Jun 2003||In Brief - Agency Workers 2003||Jill Kelly, Clarks, Reading||ELA Briefing||The comments of the Court of Appeal in Franks v Reuters Ltd & anor (see In practice, page 74) may be seen as alarming for any user of temporary workers. With the exception of the rogue decisi...|
|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 Sep 2003||In Brief - Little and Large||Stephen Levinson, partner and head of employment law at Maclay Murray & Spens, London||ELA Briefing||On 29 August the DTI published its concise guidance on teleworkers. One week later the Disability Rights Commission launched its draft code of practice on Employment and Occupation Issues, which right...|
|1 May 2004||Agency temp or Employee: Brook Street v Dacas||Richard O'Dair, 36 Bedford Row||ELA Briefing||Employment protection rights such as the right not to be unfairly dismissed conferred by S.94 of the Employment Rights Act 1996 are sometimes seen as a significant burden to employers and a reason not...|
|1 Jun 2005||When does a Triangle have Four Sides?||Angus Edwards, 1 Temple Gardens||ELA Briefing||The factual circumstances that gave rise to this caserepresent a further twist in the batch of recent decisions concerning the employment status of Angus Edwards: workers who find the...|
|1 Jul 2005||In Brief - Agency Workers||Roseanne Russell, Brodies LLP||ELA Briefing||
The EAT has decided, in RNLI v Bushaway EAT/0719/04, that an agency worker engaged under an agreement describing her as a “temporary worker”, with an explicit statement that she was neithe...