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|1 Jun 2005||Age Discrimunation by Numbers||Clive Howard, Russell Jones & Walker||
When the government outlined its proposed age discrimination legislation with a “national default retirement age” of 65 there was disappointment at its likely limited impact. However, the main sess...
|1 May 2004||Agency temp or Employee: Brook Street v Dacas||Richard O'Dair, 36 Bedford Row||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 2007||Agency Workers – Where Now?||Edward Kemp, 12 King’s Bench Walk||When can a contract of employment be implied? In the past six months, the question has been asked on five occasions by the EAT. The question is posed every time an agency worker argues that the agency...|
|1 Jun 2003||Agency Workers and Unfair Dismissal: an Update||John Antell, Godolphin Chambers||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 Nov 2011||Agency Workers Regulations 2010: the challenges ahead||Anna Fletcher, Wragge & Co LLP||Those involved in advising clients on the implications of the Agency Workers Regulations 2010 will have quickly realised that in a number of respects the AWR present what can be best described as `cha...|
|1 Jan 2010||Agency Workers to Prosper||David Cubitt, Osborne Clarke||The UK regulations implementing the Agency Workers Directive were laid before parliament on 21 January. In their final format they are likely to allow most employers to continue using agency workers o...|
|1 Jun 2009||Agency Workers, End Users and Discrimination Claims||Anna Jeevanjee, Lovells LLP||The rights of agency workers have long been of interest to employment lawyers. Even though James v London Borough of Greenwich appears to have resolved one issue, the Temporary Workers' Directive has ...|
|1 Sep 2007||Agency Workers: Not Waving, but Drowning||Timothy Johnson, Kilpatrick Stockton LLP||
"We should not leave this case without repeating the observations made by many courts in the past that many agency workers are highly vulnerable and need to be protected from the abuse of economic ...
|1 Sep 2007||Agency Workers: Wood Group v Robertson||Alastair Currie, Bevan Brittan LLP||In Wood Group Engineering (North Sea) Ltd v Robertson, the EAT again revisited the issue of implied contracts of employment between agency workers and end users.|
|1 Dec 2009||Akavan v Fujitsu Siemens Computers||Daniel Myers, Mishcon de Reya||In Akavan v Fujitsu Siemens Computers the European Court of Justice held that the duty to consult with employee representatives in a large-scale redundancy exercise is triggered once the employer has ...|