Katie Clark

Katie Clark

McDermott Will & Emery

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New Right To Time Off To Accompany A Pregnant Woman To Antenatal Appointments

From today, 1 October 2014, employees and agency workers who have a “qualifying relationship” with a pregnant woman or her expected child are entitled to take unpaid time off during working hours to accompany the woman to two...more

10/2/2014 - Employee Rights Parental Rights Pregnancy Unpaid Leave

Flexible Working Flexes

With effect from yesterday, 30 June 2014, the right to request flexible working has expanded so that it now applies to any employee with at least 26 weeks’ service. Employers should amend their flexible working policy...more

7/1/2014 - Employee Rights Flex-Time Policies Flexible Work Arrangements UK

A Member of a Limited Liability Partnership Can be a “Worker”

Background - The rights conferred on an individual working in the UK depend on his or her employment status. An individual can be: (a) an employee; (b) self-employed; or (c) a “worker”. Employees enjoy the greatest...more

5/21/2014 - Employee Rights Equity Partners Limited Liability Partnerships Members UK

UK Employment Alert – Stopping The Clock: Mandatory Pre-Claim Conciliation Takes Effect From 6 May 2014

As we mentioned in our last UK Employment Alert, the government has introduced a new, pre-claim conciliation procedure for employment disputes. As of 6 May 2014, that procedure became mandatory....more

5/16/2014 - Employee Benefits Employee Rights UK

Stopping The Clock: Mandatory Pre-Claim Conciliation Takes Effect From 6 May 2014

As we mentioned in our last alert, the government has introduced a new, pre-claim conciliation procedure for employment disputes. As of 6 May 2014, that procedure became mandatory. Before lodging the vast majority of...more

5/8/2014 - Arbitration Employment Tribunals Hiring & Firing Mandatory Arbitration Clauses UK

Increase in UK Employment Protection Awards

The compensation limits on Employment Tribunal awards and certain other amounts payable under UK employment legislation will increase as of 6 April 2014. The key changes are set out below....more

3/11/2014 - Termination UK Unemployment Insurance

UK Employment Law Developments – 2013 Looking Back and 2014 Looking Forwards

2013 saw a raft of changes to UK employment law and there are likely to be more in 2014. In this Employment Alert, we recap some of the key changes that happened in 2013 and look ahead at what to expect in 2014....more

1/28/2014 - Employee Rights Employer Liability Issues Harassment Shareholders Termination UK Whistleblowers

TUPE Changes: Implementation Date – Confirmed as 31 January 2014

We reported in the autumn on some small but important changes to TUPE planned to take effect in early 2014. We promised to let you know if there was any delay in the proposed implementation date of 1 January 2014. The UK...more

12/19/2013 - TUPE UK

TUPE on the Move: Key Changes Coming into Effect Next Year

As of 1 January 2014 there will be some small but important changes to TUPE. Employers who are planning on undertaking TUPE transfers in the near future may wish to consider whether or not to delay implementation to take...more

9/12/2013 - Reorganizations TUPE UK

UK Employment Tribunal Fee Regime Effective 29 July 2013

The UK Government has announced that the new fee regime that will apply to the Employment Tribunal system will come into effect on Monday 29 July 2013....more

6/18/2013 - Employment Tribunals EU Fees

UK Employment Alert No 210: Bonuses: Announcements at Town Hall Meetings Can Create Enforceable Individual Contractual...

In Dresdner Kleinwort and Commerzbank v Attrill & others, the Court of Appeal of England and Wales has upheld a High Court decision that 104 former employees were contractually entitled to bonuses totalling more than £50...more

5/14/2013 - Bonuses EU Oral Contracts

UK Employment Alert No 209: Update on The Proposed European Cap on Bank Bonuses

Following recent discussions on this topic, lawmakers in the European Parliament have now adopted legislation intended to cap the value of bonuses paid to certain bank staff....more

4/30/2013 - Bonuses Corporate Bonuses EU Proposed Legislation Salary Caps

UK Employment Alert No 208: Employee-Shareholder Status

On 8 October 2012, George Osborne announced that the UK Government was proposing a new type of employment contract, dubbed the “employee-shareholder” contract....more

4/29/2013 - Employment Contract EU Hiring & Firing Shareholders

UK Employment Alert No 207: Increase in Employment Protection Awards

The compensation limits on Tribunal awards will increase as of 1 February 2013. The key changes are set out below...more

1/14/2013 - EU International Labor Laws Protection Awards Wages

Gender Equality: European Commission Publishes Directive to Improve Gender Balance of Listed Companies

A proposed directive recently published by the European Commission aims to facilitate improved gender equality in an estimated 5,000 European companies listed on various stock exchanges. The Commission states that...more

12/10/2012 - European Commission

European Court of Human Rights Finds That Greater Protections Are Required For The Political Beliefs Of UK Employees

The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), in Redfearn v United Kingdom [2012] ECHR 1878, has held that employment law in the United Kingdom does not adequately protect individuals from dismissal as a result of their...more

11/27/2012 - EU Hiring & Firing Political Expression Termination

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