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Author: Jill Kelly, partner, Clarks, Reading and London
Resource type: ELA Briefing
The government has responded to the joint committee's report on the draft Disability Discrimination Bill, but most of the substantive changes to the employment provisions it recommended have not been accepted.
Author: Jill Kelly, partner, Clarks, Reading and London
Resource type: ELA Briefing
The Department of Trade and Industry has published Telework Guidance to implement the non-binding framework agreement developed at European level. It covers workers who "use information and communication technologies to enable remote working from the office".
Author: Paul Statham, Pattinson Brewer
Resource type: ELA Briefing
In the last two issues of the Briefing there have been platform pieces on contingency fees in tribunal proceedings by John Hendy QC and Marc Jones. May I make a bold suggestion: implement the cost regime of the civil courts. Let us recognise that tribunals no longer provide the "quick and speedy justice" envisaged by the Donovan Commission.
Author: Nick Thomas, Masons
Resource type: ELA Briefing
In its first decision on the Part-Time Workers (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations 2000, the Court of Appeal accepted that part-time fire fighters are employed on "the same type of contract" as full-timers. But the court rejected their submission that they are "engaged in the same or broadly similar work". Nicholas Thomas reports
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Author: Sophie Buckley, barrister, York Chambers and senior lecturer, Northumbria University; Sarah Fitzpatrick, solicitor and senior lecturer, Northumbria University
Resource type: ELA Briefing
The decision of the House of Lords in the conjoined appeals of Eastwood & anor v Magnox Electric plc and McCabe v Cornwall County Council & ors addresses the protection afforded under common law and by statute for employees who are dismissed. Sophie Buckley and Sarah Fitzpatrick report
Author: Peter Linstead, Clarendon Chambers
Resource type: ELA Briefing
It is well known that discrimination under the Disability Discrimination Act includes a failure to comply with the duty to make reasonable adjustments - the so-called section 6 duty.
Author: Clare Murray and Helen Monson, Fox Williams
Resource type: ELA Briefing
Let us take you back to those sunny days at law school, to that single session you spent learning everything you ever needed to know about partnership law but thought you'd never use. For those employment lawyers who now wish they had listened and learned more about the subject, Clare Murray and Helen Monson offer a refresher course on partnership law
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Author: Helen Ruelle, Mourant du Feu & Jeune, Jersey
Resource type: ELA Briefing
Jersey employment law is undergoing radical change. This is relevant to UK practitioners because Jersey companies are often used as employing vehicles for tax or pension reasons, and many UK trading companies and financial institutions have branches or group companies operating in Jersey
Author: David Cockburn, Certification Officer
Resource type: ELA Briefing
For a generation of overworked employment lawyers brought up on a diet of individual rights, the role of the Certification Officer may not have crossed the `need-to-know' threshold. In fact, the affairs of trade unions and employers' associations have been the subject of specific regulation since the Trade Union Act 1871.
Topics: Trade unions
Author: Shaman Kapoor, 2 Gray's Inn Square Chambers
Resource type: ELA Briefing
The Department of Trade and Industry is introducing new rules of procedure in tribunals from 1 October this year. The changes are designed to make the tribunal system run more smoothly, organise the rules in a more logical order and, by using plainer English, make the legislation user-friendly
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