Employment Law Checklist
- EC compromises on quotas with 40% "objective" set for boards. // Employers Law;Dec2012/Jan2013, p5
The article reports on the approval of a proposal by the European Commission (EC) regarding the setting of a 40 percent objective quotas for female non executive directors.
- Agency Directive will put a stop to temp-to perm route. Willmott, Ben // Personnel Today;9/3/2002, p4
Discusses issues concerning the Agency Workers Directive of the European Commission in European Union countries. Rights given to temporary workers to equal pay and conditions as permanent staff; Percentage of agency staff accepted an offer of permanent employment; Pay lip service offered by the...
- Employers' vision is fuzzy on eyecare regulations. // Employee Benefits;Jun2009, p11
The article reports on the result of the Corporate Eyecare research conducted by Specsavers in Great Britain. It shows that as employers do not fully understand the relevant health and safety regulations, which require employers to provide all employees who use visual display units (VDU) with...
- case round up. Mordue, Chris // Employers Law;Dec2003, p10
Focuses on the case Landeshauptstadt Kiel versus Jaeger, which deals with the on-call hours of a German doctor. Facts of the case; Background on the Working Directive of the European Commission; Lessons learned from the case.
- The price of equality for agency workers will be 12-week contracts. Charlton, John // Employers Law;Nov2008, p5
The author reflects on the implications of the decision of the European Commission and Parliament that agency workers should get the same rights are permanent ones through the Agency Workers Directive (AWD). He claims that it will be three years or so before the directive is applied in Great...
- High court dismisses safety case. Veysey, Sarah // Business Insurance;7/9/2007, Vol. 41 Issue 28, p17
The article reports on the decision by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) on a case filed by the European Commission against a workplace health and safety law in Great Britain. The ECJ dismissed the case in June 2007 and ordered the commission to pay the government's costs. The act states that...
- EU unveils new social agenda. // Employers Law;Sep2008, p6
The article reports that the European Commission has outlined a package of social policy and employment law initiatives. The proposals described in the so-called Renewed Social Agenda have been put together to respond to the combined challenges of globalisation, rapid technological change and...
- UK Adopts New Working Time Regulations. // International Insurance Monitor;1999 1st Quarter, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p29
Discusses the two European Commission directives on working time regulations adopted by Britain in 1998. Goals of the directives; Exemptions for some occupations; Elements and features of the regulations.
- House of Lords rejects further EU laws. // Employers Law;Sep2007, p6
The article reports that the British House of Lords rejected further EU-inspired labor laws. The European Commission proposed that labor market be reformed to meet the changing needs of businesses and workers. In response, the British government asserted that the relatively light regulation of...