Contracts of employment

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  • Does a period of mobilisation break a reservist's continuity of service?

    Type:
    FAQs

  • Case round-up

    Date:
    1 May 2014
    Type:
    Law reports

    David Malamatenios is a partner, Linda Quinn and Krishna Santra senior associates and Melissa Powys-Rodrigues and Dominic Speedie associates at Colman Coyle Solicitors. They round up the latest rulings.

  • Transfer of undertakings: An employee cannot waive his or her rights conferred by the Acquired Rights Directive, holds the ECJ

    Date:
    9 April 2014
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Foreningen af Arbejdsledere i Danmark v Daddy's Dance Hall A/S (Daddy's Dance Hall) [1988] IRLR 315 ECJ , the ECJ held that the provisions of the Acquired Rights Directive are mandatory and "therefore independent of the will of the parties" to the employment contract, although post-transfer variations may be agreed that are permitted by national law "in cases other than the transfer of an undertaking".

  • Employee shareholder

    Type:
    Employment glossary

    Definition from the XpertHR glossary.

  • Illegality did not prevent sex discrimination claim

    Date:
    10 March 2014
    Type:
    Law reports

    The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that the fact that a claimant had worked under an illegal contract did not prevent her from claiming sex discrimination.

  • Case round-up

    Date:
    1 March 2014
    Type:
    Law reports

    David Malamatenios is a partner and Krishna Santra, Sandra Martins and Colin Makin are senior associates at Colman Coyle Solicitors. They round up the latest rulings.

  • Flexitime: no implied requirement to pay on termination

    Date:
    11 February 2014
    Type:
    Law reports

    The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that, where there is no express term in a contract of employment that the employer will pay the employee for any accrued but untaken flexitime on his or her departure, there is no need to imply such a term into the contract.

  • Employment status: Church of England clergyman can proceed with employment claims

    Date:
    4 February 2014
    Type:
    Law reports

    In DLA Piper's case report, the Employment Appeal Tribunal allowed the appeal of a Church of England minister whose claims for unfair dismissal and suffering a detriment following the making of a protected disclosure were struck out at a pre-hearing review on the basis that he was not an employee or a worker.

  • How to employ an individual on a fixed-term contract

    Type:
    How to

    Practical guidance on employing an individual on a fixed-term contract, including the Fixed-term Employees (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations 2002; recruiting temporary workers; break clauses; successive fixed-term contracts; and expiry of the fixed-term contract.

  • Case round-up

    Date:
    1 December 2013
    Type:
    Law reports

    Colin Makin, Krishna Santra, Linda Quinn and Sandra Martins are senior associates and Melissa Powys-Rodrigues is an associate at Colman Coyle Solicitors. They round up the latest rulings.