Labour & European Law Review
06 August 1997
The European Commission is consulting unions and employers' organisations on new proposals for information and consultation of employees at national level - and is stressing the need for effective measures to ensure that employers comply with the requirements.
The European Court of Justice has once again visited the issue of when the dismissal of a woman for a pregnancy related illness will breach the Equal Treatment Directive.
The Amsterdam European Council of 16-17 June 1997 raised some hopes for the future of labour law in the EC and the UK. A new Title on Employment was introduced into the EC Treaty.
The Transfer of Undertakings legislation (TUPE) is designed to protect the rights of employees when a business changes hands.
The employment provision of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 have been in force since 2 December 1997: how is the case law developing?