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|Laval, Viking Line and the Limited Right to Strike||Daniel Ornstein, Herbert Smith|
|Editorial - December 2008|
|1 Jan 2003||In Brief - EAT Practice Direction 01/03||Stephen Levinson is a partner and head of employment law at Maclay Murray & Spens, London||
The new boss of the Employment Appeal Tribunal likes to get things done. Within a short time of his appointment Mr Justice Burton issued a new practice direction to improve procedures and reduce th...
|1 Jan 2003||In Brief - Flexible Working||Stephen Levinson is a partner and head of employment law at Maclay Murray & Spens, London||
The final version of the regulations to implement the flexible working rules has been published and comes into effect on 6 April 2003. There can be few better examples of over-regulating a halfhear...
|1 Jan 2003||In Brief - Recognising a lawyer||Stephen Levinson is a partner and head of employment law at Maclay Murray & Spens, London||I have commented in the past on the necessity to make it easier for clients to recognise a specialist employment lawyer. The issue has not been taken up with any enthusiasm to the great frustration of...|
|1 Jan 2003||Towards Equality and Diversity||Charlotte Davies, McDermott, Will & Emery||The government at the end of January completed its consultation on its proposals for implementing the Race Directive (2000/43/EC) and the Framework Employment Directive (2000/78/EC). Once fully implem...|
|1 Jan 2003||New Maternity, Paternity and Adoption Rights||Sarah Gregory, partner and head of discrimination and Kate Temple, associate, Baker & McKenzie||
The Employment Act 2002 enhances the right of employees to take maternity leave, and creates new rights to paternity and adoption leave. Most of the detail of these new and amended rights is set ou...
|1 Jan 2003||Flexible Working – a Trap for Unwary Employers?||Catherine Taylor, Olswang||
Much is currently being made in the press of the new right to request flexible working introduced by the Employment Act 2002. In particular, commentators have decided it will fuel a pay-off culture...
|1 Jan 2003||Wilson, Palmer & ors v The UK Government||Paul Statham, Pattinson & Brewer Paul Statham had conduct of the dockworkers’ claims from the initial tribunal hearings to the European Court of Human Rights||
The case of Wilson, Palmer & ors v The UK Government  IRLR 568 stands as a landmark decision that may have wide-ranging ramifications for collective labour legislation in the United ...
|1 Jan 2003||DTI Roundtable on Employment Status||Rachael Wright, Osborne Clarke and Paul Daniels, Russell Jones & Walker||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...|