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Civil service fathers to receive same parental leave and pay as mothers

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Shared parental leave will be available for parents of babies due on or after 5 April 2015

Shared parental leave: preparing for the new right (webinar)

Tuesday 4 November 2014, 2:00pm GMT
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Employers need to take care when managing sickness absence during pregnancy, to ensure that they comply with their legal duties...

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Plans to finance egg freezing are a step backwards for gender equality

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Tribunal watch: employee liability information omission on TUPE transfer leads to £65,500 award

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  • Tribunal examines scope of requirement to inform agency workers about vacancies
    Once an employer has provided an agency worker with information about relevant vacancies, is there any further requirement to treat an agency worker who applies for a job equally to permanent internal applicants? In Coles v Ministry of Defence, a long-serving agency worker was ineligible to apply for a job that was given to a permanent employee who was in a […]
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    A date has been set for the European Court of Justice to consider whether or not the threshold for collective redundancy consultation applies to one "establishment" or the whole organisation. However, a tribunal hearing on the relationship between holiday pay and commission has been delayed.
  • Is your organisation prepared for shared parental leave?
    Our second free webinar on shared parental leave takes place on 4 November 2014 at 2pm. Ed Bowyer of Hogan Lovells will help employers prepare for the new right by highlighting key issues that organisations need to get to grips with.