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|15 Jan 2013||UK law failed to protect Eweida’s ECHR right to manifest her religion||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||In Eweida and ors v UK the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has held, by five votes to two, that the United Kingdom failed to ensure E’s rights under Article 9 (freedom of religion) of the Europ...|
|11 Jan 2013||Requiring a Christian to work on Sundays was objectively justified||News from the IDS Employment Team||In Mba v London Borough of Merton the EAT has upheld an employment tribunal’s decision that a requirement for all full-time staff to work on Sundays in rotation did not indirectly discriminate against...|
|21 Dec 2012||BIS sets out implementation dates for 2013 employment law reforms||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has published the ‘Fifth Statement of New Regulations’, which sets out implementation dates for regulatory reforms in 2013. Among other things, it in...|
|18 Dec 2012||Consultation period for collective redundancies to halve||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||In its response to its consultation on the collective redundancy rules, the Government has announced that the current 90-day minimum consultation period where employers are proposing to make 100 or mo...|
|18 Dec 2012||Repudiatory breach must be accepted for contract to end||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||In Société Générale London Branch v Geys the majority of the Supreme Court has held that the ‘elective’ theory of termination applies to employment contracts, so that an innocent party must accept a r...|
|12 Dec 2012||Volunteers not covered by discrimination law||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||In X v Mid Sussex Citizens Advice Bureau the Supreme Court has upheld the Court of Appeal’s decision that an unpaid volunteer was not covered by the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 as she was not i...|
|10 Dec 2012||New compensation limits in force on 1 February 2013||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||The Employment Rights (Increase of Limits) Order 2012 SI 2012/3007 has been published. The Order will increase the limits on certain employment tribunal awards and other amounts payable under employme...|
|5 Dec 2012||Government responds to employee ownership consultation||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||The Government has responded to its consultation on employee ownership which allows employees to give up some employment rights, such as unfair dismissal, in return for shares.|
|30 Nov 2012||Advocate General considers justification of 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 Advocate General has recommended that the ECJ holds that an employer’s industrial relations concerns cannot constitute the ...|
|28 Nov 2012||Employer liable for former employee’s criminal legal fees||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||In Coulson v News Group Newspapers Ltd the Court of Appeal has overturned the High Court’s decision that a legal fees indemnity relating to a former employee’s employment did not extend to criminal ac...|