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Commercial Law for Employers

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Acquired Rights Directive – Does holding a ‘Position of Trust’ preclude TUPE protection?

Posted in: Commercial Law for Employers on 09/09/2019 In this month’s ‘Commercial Law for Employers’ article, Kevin McVeigh, Partner and Head of the Corporate and Commercial Department in EDG Solicitors, considers the preliminary ruling in the case of Catia Correia Moreira v Municipio de Portimao which deals with the ever complex are of TUPE as enacte...
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Transfer of Undertaking (TUPE)
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Calculation of Redundancy Pay During a Period of Parental Leave

Posted in: Commercial Law for Employers on 09/09/2019 In this month’s ‘Commercial Law for Employers’ article, Kevin McVeigh, Partner and Head of the Corporate and Commercial Department in EDG Solicitors, considers the preliminary ruling in the case of RE v Praxair MRC SAS in which a redundancy payment for RE was reduced as a result of her being on a p...
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Redundancy and Reorganisation Discrimination and Equality
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Equal Opportunities Directive – Breadth of Protection

Posted in: Commercial Law for Employers on 09/09/2019 In this month’s ‘Commercial Law for Employers’ article, Kevin McVeigh, Partner and Head of the Corporate and Commercial Department in EDG Solicitors, considers the preliminary ruling in the case of Hakelbracht, Vandenbon and Others v WTG Retail BVBA which deals with pregnancy discrimination in recr...
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Discrimination and Equality Recruitment and Selection
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Length of service and additional annual leave - Can service in other member states be discounted?

Posted in: Commercial Law for Employers on 14/05/2019 In this month’s ‘Commercial Law for Employers’ article, Kevin McVeigh, Partner and Head of the Corporate and Commercial Department in EDG Solicitors, considers the preliminary ruling in the CJEU case of Gemeinsamer Betriebsrat EurothermenResort Bad Schallerbach GmbH v EurothermenResort Bad Schaller...
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Discrimination and Equality Working Time and Leave
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Public Holidays and Religious Holidays - What constitutes equal treatment?

Posted in: Commercial Law for Employers on 19/03/2019 In this month’s article, Kevin McVeigh, Partner and Head of the Corporate and Commercial Department in EDG Solicitors, considers the CJEU case of Cresco Investigation v Markus Achatzi C-193/17. In this case the CJEU had to consider whether a provision of Austrian National Law known as the ARG, whi...
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Discrimination and Equality
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What impact can there be on age discrimination when using salary scales?

Posted in: Commercial Law for Employers on 19/03/2019 Horgan & Keegan v Minister for Education & Skills Key Issues: Equal Treatment – Age Discrimination Case: Horgan & Keegan v Minister for Education & Skills Reference: Case C-154/18, CJEU (Second Chamber), 14 February 2019 Legislation: Directive 2000/78/EC In 2011, Mr Horgan and Ms Ke...
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Discrimination and Equality
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Is Work Performed by Foster Parents Working Time?

Posted in: Commercial Law for Employers on 29/01/2019 In this month’s ‘Commercial Law for Employers’ article, Kevin McVeigh, Partner and Head of the Corporate and Commercial Department in EDG Solicitors, considers the CJEU case of Sindicatul Familia Constanţa Case C-147/17. In this case, the CJEU had to consider whether work performed by a foster pare...
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Contracts of Employment Working Time and Leave
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Commercial Law for Employers: Entitlement to Annual Leave

Posted in: Commercial Law for Employers on 11/12/2018 In this month’s ‘Commercial Law for Employers’ article, Kevin McVeigh, Partner and Head of the Corporate and Commercial Department in EDG Solicitors, considers the CJEU case of Tribunalul Botosani v Maria Dicu regarding entitlement to paid annual leave. The case considers whether periods of parenta...
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Working Time and Leave Policies and Procedures
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Commercial Law for Employers: Health and Safety at Work

Posted in: Commercial Law for Employers on 09/10/2018 In this month’s ‘Commercial Law for Employers’ article, Kevin McVeigh, Partner and Head of the Corporate and Commercial Department in EDG Solicitors, considers the CJEU case of Isabel González Castro v Mutua Umivale regarding the health and safety at work ofpregnant workers, workers who have recent...
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Health and Safety Discrimination and Equality Contracts of Employment
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Commercial Law for Employers: Non- Discrimination of Fixed Term Workers

Posted in: Commercial Law for Employers on 10/08/2018 In this month’s ‘Commercial Law for Employers’ article, Kevin McVeigh, Partner and Head of the Corporate and Commercial Department in EDG Solicitors, considers the CJEU case of Gardenia Vernaza Ayovi v Consorci Sanitari de Terrassa Case C-96/17. The claimant, a nurse, worked under a fixed-term temp...
This article is listed under the following topics:
Unfair Dismissal Discrimination and Equality Contracts of Employment