Labour & European Law Review
02 June 1997
Welcome to our first edition since Labour's victory in the general election.
Adams & Others v Lancashire County Council & Another [Court of Appeal, 15 May 1997]
In the last months of its long period of office, the Conservative government issued a Consultation Document, with draft Regulations, on the implementation of the EC Directive 94/33 of 22 June 1994 on protection of young people at work.
R v Secretary of State for Defence ex parte Perkins  IRLR 297 - High Court
Two recent rulings , one by the Court of Appeal in England the other from the Court of Session in Scotland, have foiled attempts by employers to prevent employees from receiving contractual sickness and disabilities benefits.
An Industrial Tribunal in Truro, Cornwall, has ruled that dismissals and offers of revised Contracts of Employment six months after a transfer of an undertaking were related to the transfer and therefore unfair and ineffective.