Labour & European Law Review
03 July 1996
Welcome to the first edition of Thompsons Labour and European Law Review produced by our Employment Rights Unit.
The parental leave directive was reached at European level talks between the European TUC and employers' associations and was approved by the Committee of Permanent Representatives in June 1996.
At least other Europeans think so, with the British Government forced into fresh Regulations which guarantee employers must consult with staff over collective redundancies and transfers of undertakings.
With whom is an Applicant in an equal pay case entitled to compare herself?
For many years trade unions have recognised the benefits of the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 1981 - but also their limitations.
Rights for lesbians and gay men at work have been in the media spotlight.