Sharon Tan

Sharon Tan

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Privacy and Data Protection: 2014 Year in Review

In 2014, regulators around the globe issued guidelines, legislation and penalties in an effort to enhance security and control within the ever-shifting field of privacy and data protection. The Federal Trade Commission...more

12/11/2014 - Africa Anti-Spam Legislation Canada China Cybersecurity Data Protection EU EU Data Protection Laws FTC Latin America Legislative Agendas

Update on Holiday Pay and Sickness: “Right to Carry Forward” Limited to Four Weeks Per Year

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has handed down an important decision for UK employers, limiting the right of workers to carry forward holiday entitlement accrued during a period of long-term sickness absence. ...more

8/8/2013 - Employment Tribunals EU Medical Leave UK Vacation Pay

Change to UK Collective Redundancy Consultation Regime Now Confirmed

The UK Employment Appeal Tribunal (the EAT) has now published its judgment in litigation that resulted from the 2008 closure of Woolworths. It confirms initial reports of a significant change to the law on UK collective...more

7/5/2013 - Collective Redundancy Consultations Employment Tribunals EU Layoffs Notice Requirements

Important Changes to the UK Whistleblowing Regime

Important changes to the UK whistleblowing regime come into force today, 25 June 2013. Their effect is to close loopholes identified in earlier legislation and to bring the whistleblowing regime more into line with its...more

6/25/2013 - Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing Disclosure EU Whistleblowers

Breaking News: When Do Employers Need to Collectively Consult?

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) is reported to have handed down a decision, in litigation that resulted from the 2008 closure of Woolworths, which may mean a radical change to the law on collective redundancy...more

6/10/2013 - Collective Redundancy Consultations Employer Liability Issues EU

UK Employment Alert No 206: How to Terminate Employment and Exercise a Payment in Lieu of Notice Clause

The UK Supreme Court has provided guidance about two issues of importance for employers wishing to dismiss a UK employee: 1. What happens when an employer dismisses an employee in a manner that breaches the terms of the...more

1/4/2013 - Breach of Contract Employment Contract EU Hiring & Firing PILON Clauses Termination

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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