Das LAG Saarland mit seinem heute veröffentlichten Urteil vom 22. April 2015 – 2 Sa 103/14 – einer Arbeitnehmerin in Elternzeit einen Anspruch auf “freiwillig” gezahltes Weihnachts- und Urlaubsgeld in voller Höhe...more
An employee’s entitlement to holiday, and the pay he or she receives while taking holiday, has been a hot topic in the courts over the past few years.
In the case of Plumb v Duncan Print Group Ltd, the Employment Appeal...more
The Deduction from Wages (Limitation) Regulations 2014 were brought in following the landmark ruling in Bear v Fulton. By way of a reminder, the Employment Appeal Tribunal decided in Bear that non-guaranteed overtime which...more
EMPLOYMENT LAWS -
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT -
Terms and conditions of work performed by employees in New Zealand are governed by:
• Legislation governing employment terms and working conditions,...more
The summer sun has not slowed the pace of important decisions and legislative updates for employers to be aware of. Summarised below are three of the most notable.
Payments to continuing employees in settlement of claims...more
Vous avez peut être manqué certains développements récents…
Cette lettre d’information rassemble quelques évolutions majeures du premier semestre 2015 en France en droit du travail.
Les demandes de dommages et...more
Another decision has been handed down to clarify – or complicate – the position on which aspects of pay should be included when calculating an employee’s entitlement to holiday pay.
The Court of Appeal in Northern...more
Thursday, June 5 marked the last day for bills to pass out of their house of origin in the California Legislature. Here is a summary of some key employment bills that made it through (followed by some significant bills that...more
In This Issue:
- Budget 2014 reforms
- Budget 2015
- The Pensions Regulator
- DC Charges and Governance
- Case Law
- Public Service Pension Schemes
- Other News
- On the...more
Is it good to share?
New Shared Parental Leave (SPL) and Statutory Shared Parental Pay (ShPP) rules allow eligible employees to share up to 50 weeks' leave and 39 weeks' pay in the year following a child's birth or...more
Brazil: Limit on Employer Obligation to Deduct Union Dues -
The Brazilian Supreme Court has recently enacted Binding Precedent no. 40, which states that union support contributions are only payable by those who are...more
In the latest in a long-running series of cases on holiday pay, the Employment Tribunal has handed down its first judgment in Lock v British Gas Trading Limited....more
The recent line of holiday pay cases has led to widespread media coverage suggesting some employers’ payroll costs are due to soar. Businesses have therefore been eagerly awaiting the Employment Tribunal’s decision in Lock v...more
Kate Hodgkiss, a Partner in our Edinburgh office comments: The employment tribunal has handed down its decision in Lock v British Gas, one of the on-going holiday pay cases, this one concerning commission. Unfortunately the...more
Zero hours contracts are favoured by many employers in the United Kingdom due to their flexible nature, allowing them to respond to fluctuating demands for services. According to the Office of National Statistics, in the...more
In This Issue:
- ASIA PACIFIC:
- Australia: Gender Equality Reporting Update
- China: Predicted Increase in Collective Bargaining
- China: Compliance with 10% Cap on Dispatch Workers
- Hong Kong:...more
In This Issue:
- Pre-action costs protection in environmental claims
- Shared Parental Rights – what you need to know
- Due diligence on your partner in China – are you talking to the right person?
- An Interview...more
Now that we have eased into 2015, it’s time to think about the key employment law issues we’ll be facing in the year ahead.
The general election in May will, of course, hold most of our attention, but there are other...more
It's that time of year again. The decorations are out, Christmas parties are in full swing and the construction industry is gearing up for its annual shut down period. With the holiday season fast approaching, employers will...more
The UK Government has introduced legislation to help employers deal with the fallout of recent decisions indicating that pay for statutory holiday should include, and should always have included, overtime and other...more
BIS has announced this afternoon that a statutory instrument is being laid before Parliament to limit back pay in holiday pay claims to a maximum of two years. ...more
UK: Potential for significant increase in cost of holiday pay -
The UK Employment Appeal Tribunal recently handed down judgment in the closely watched appeals in a number of cases concerning the calculation of holiday...more
Unite, the trade union that backed the majority of the claimants in Bear Scotland v Fulton regarding the calculation of holiday pay, has announced it will not appeal the Employment Appeal Tribunal decision....more
We recently reported on the Employment Appeal Tribunal’s (EAT) important decision on the calculation of holiday pay. This decision established that payments in respect of “non-guaranteed overtime” must be taken into account...more
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