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|1 Dec 2009||You Better Believe It!||Sue Ashtiany, Nabarro LLP||As employment lawyers, we don't want to grapple with the philosophical underpinning of laws - we want to advise correctly on them to keep our clients out of trouble.|
|1 Nov 2010||Yorkshire Housing Ltd v Cuerden||Harriet Bowtell, Russell Jones & Walker||
Employees have no general right under UK law to have a lawyer present at a meeting with them at work. Their legal right as regards discipline and grievance matters is to have a colleague or tr...
|1 Apr 2011||X v Mid Sussex CAB & Chalis: volunteer workers||Claire McCann, Cloisters||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 Mar 2009||Wright & ors v Secretary of State for Health||Susan Belgrave, 9 Gough Square||How do we strike a balance between the need of society to protect the vulnerable and the rights of individuals not to be deprived arbitrarily of the means of earning their livelihood? Baroness Hales h...|
|1 May 2011||Wriggling insurers||Stephen Levinson, RadcliffesLeBrasseur||
In Pine v DAS Legal Expenses Insurance Company Ltd  All ER (D) 296, the Court of Appeal emphatically disposed of the reasons a legal expenses insurer gave when attempting to avoid gi...
|1 Oct 2012||Working together to improve the EAT||Jennifer Eady QC, Old Square Chambers||
Jennifer Eady QC reports on ELA’s successful joint venture with the Law Society to review the rulesand procedures of the Employment Appeal Tribunal
|1 Nov 2004||Working Time Directive - Proposed Revision||John Porter, Beachcroft Wansbroughs|
|1 Mar 2004||Working Time and the Opt-Out||John Evans, Coudert Brothers and chair, ELA international committee||
The 1993 Working Time Directive required the European Commission to report on its operation after 10 years and, in particular, on the provisions for opting out of the 48 hours a week limit. The rep...
|1 Apr 2008||Working from prison: M & P Steelcraft Ltd v Ellis||Naomi Cunningham, Farrar's Building||In M&P Steelcraft v Ellis and HM Prison Service, the EAT (Elias P presiding) considered whether a prisoner working outside the prison on day release was "employed" and could start accruing continuous ...|
|23 Oct 2009||Workers dismissed during part-time parental leave are entitled to full-time notice pay||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||In Meerts v Proost NV the ECJ has held that the EC framework agreement on parental leave entitles workers dismissed without the statutory period of notice while on part-time parental leave, to be paid...|