The European Court of Justice has ruled on whether the Part-Time Work Directive should be interpreted as precluding a national provision setting the maximum duration...
Ronan Daly Jermyn
We have an employee who was absent from work due to a shoulder injury. They have been certified by their GP as being fit to return to work to do lighter duties.
RTE has been ordered to pay €100,000 (the equivalent of one year's salary) to a former employee as compensation for age discrimination.
The New Year started with a bang: the entry into force of a few important changes in Dutch employment law.
Menopause and other non-visible conditions can be difficult for employees and employers to deal with in the workplace.
The Supreme Court has this week declined to hear the appeal in what had been the highly anticipated case of Hextall v Chief Constable of Leicestershire Police.
On 18 February 2020, the Council of Ministers approved the Royal Decree Law 4/2020 (hereinafter, "Royal Decree Law 4/2020"), of 18 February, (which has entered into force last 19 February 2020).
We have long become used to employers offering flexible benefit schemes where employees can choose from a range of benefits to best suit their circumstances.
In the recent case of Tesco Stores Ltd v Tennant the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that, in order to bring a successful disability discrimination claim,...
Judge finds views were incompatible with human decency and conflicted with the fundamental rights of others.
In Casamitjama v League Against Cruel Sports ("LACS") an Employment Tribunal (ET) has ruled at a preliminary hearing that ethical veganism...
At the end of 2019, courts in the UK decided that ethical veganism is a protected philosophical belief under discrimination legislation.
In 2019, the scope of "protected beliefs" hit headlines as a tribunal found that "ethical veganism" — a form of veganism that involves avoiding all forms of animal exploitation and harm...
The UK Equality and Human Rights Commission has published substantial new guidance on sexual harassment and harassment at work, ...
A physical or mental condition only amounts to a disability under the Equality Act...
What is on your HR agenda for the year? After three years of relatively few employment law legislative changes, 2020 sees a return to the pre-Referendum level high number of legislative changes employers
Dismissal and breach of right to privacy were justified by potential risk to employer's reputation as statutory safeguarding partner.
DAC Beachcroft LLP
Changes to statutory rates and employment related legislation are coming into effect from 6 April 2020.
On 2 February 2020, the Law of Ukraine "On amendments to the Labour Code of Ukraine" No. 378-IX (the Law) became effective.
This article gives some guidance on how HR can assist.