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|5 Mar 2013||Codes of practice for skilled migrant workers revised||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||The Home Office has announced changes to the Codes of Practice for skilled migrant workers from outside the European Economic Area. This follows the Migration Advisory Committee’s (MAC) review of the ...|
|4 Mar 2013||Government will not legislate to prevent caste discrimination||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||The Government has confirmed that it has no plans to exercise the power contained in the Equality Act 2010 to make ‘caste’ a specific protected characteristic. Instead, the Government has appointed ‘T...|
|28 Feb 2013||EU plans to cap bankers’ bonuses||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||European Parliament and Council negotiators have reached a deal to cap bankers' annual bonuses at the level of their annual salaries in most cases.|
|28 Feb 2013||Industrial relations concerns cannot be sole ground for justifying indirect sex discrimination||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||In Kenny and ors v Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform and ors the ECJ has held that an employer's industrial relations concerns cannot constitute the sole basis of justification of indirect...|
|27 Feb 2013||Employer entitled to rely on final written warning||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||In Davies v Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council the Court of Appeal has held that only in limited circumstances will a tribunal hearing an unfair dismissal claim be entitled to 're-open' an employer...|
|27 Feb 2013||Government consults on changes to pension protection following TUPE transfer||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||The Government has issued a consultation on changing the Transfer of Employment (Pension Protection) Regulations SI 2005/649, in relation to pension protection arrangements following a TUPE transfer. ...|
|25 Feb 2013||Government consults on details of shared parental leave||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||The Government has published a consultation on administering shared parental leave and pay. The consultation sets out details of how the scheme will work in practice and states that it will be called ...|
|25 Feb 2013||Acas consults on draft flexible working code||News from the IDS Employment Law TEam||Under proposals included in the Children and Families Bill, the right to request flexible working will be extended to all employees who have worked for their employer for 26 weeks or more.|
|21 Feb 2013||Government to strengthen whistleblowers’ protections||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||The Government has announced its intention to amend the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill to protect whistleblowers from bullying or harassment by co-workers.|
|20 Feb 2013||Advocate General: ‘dynamic’ interpretation of TUPE not precluded by EU law||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||In Parkwood Leisure Ltd v Alemo-Herron and ors the Advocate General has proposed that the European Court of Justice hold that EU law does not preclude national courts giving a 'dynamic' interpretation...|