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Belgium
Ius Laboris
On 24 January 2020, the Italian Supreme Court (Corte di Cassazione) confirmed that riders working for the food delivery app service Foodora are self-employed contractors and not employees.
European Union
Ius Laboris
In Herbai v Hungary, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ruled that an employee was entitled to express his professional opinion on his own website
Germany
Ius Laboris
An employee getting training at the employer's expense and then quitting can be an expensive business for the employer.
Ireland
Arthur Cox
In Permanent TSB v Christopher Callan, the Labour Court found that the dismissal of a senior customer adviser (a control function) by Permanent TSB ("PTSB"),...
Italy
Dentons
Come ormai noto, il Decreto del Presidente del Consiglio dei Ministri del 9 Marzo 2020 ha esteso le misure volte a contrastare e contenere il diffondersi del virus COVID-19 all'intero ...
Kazakhstan
TMF Group
New laws in Kazakhstan will challenge employers who are looking to obtain work permits and hire foreign labour.
Russian Federation
Ius Laboris
New developments in Russian employment law in 2020 will include changes to the rules on severance payments, a new tax regime for the self-employed and the introduction of digital HR records.
Turkey
ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law
Freedom of contract can be restricted due to mandatory provisions and such restrictions are common for employment contracts since the majority of employment law provisions aims to protect the employee...
Öncel, Aydın & Uygun Attorney Partnership
The Mediation Law shall apply to private law disputes arising from the transactions that the parties can freely utilise. Including those with a foreign element.
UK
Brahams Dutt Badrick French LLP
In the recent case of Royal Mail Group v Jhuti (Jhuti), the Supreme Court ruled that an employer who had been manipulated into dismissing an employee for a false reason...
Hogan Lovells
The Court of Appeal decision in ICTS (UK) Ltd v Visram is a reminder to employers to make sure that contractual sickness policies are tightly drafted. Failing to spell out what was meant by...
Waterfront Solicitors LLP
Article body Current Length: 868 chars Long including spaces Source Preview The government has announced the new compensation limits in Employment Tribunal cases.
DAC Beachcroft LLP
It was fair to dismiss an employee to avoid reputational damage when he had been charged with a serious criminal offence even though the charges did not relate to his job...
DAC Beachcroft LLP
A dismissal for alleged sexual assault was unfair because the investigating officer failed to tell the decision maker that the complainant had withdrawn her complaint to the police.
DAC Beachcroft LLP
One-off acts by an employer in the course of dealing with one employee can, but will not always, amount to a provision, criterion or practice (or "PCP").
Edwin Coe LLP
The Supreme Court has refused an application for permission to appeal the Court of Appeal's (CoA) decision in Chief Constable of Leicestershire v Hextall.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom has refused leave to appeal in the case of Chief Constable of Leicester v. Hextall.
DAC Beachcroft LLP
The boundaries of vicarious liability have been stretched and defined through recent judgments.
Dentons
Suspension can be a very useful tool for employers. However, in certain circumstances it can amount to a breach of trust and confidence
Dentons
The EAT upheld an Employment Tribunal (ET) decision that the dismissal of a Probation Service Officer, on the ground that she failed to disclose that her child was subject to a Child
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