Labour & European Law Review
06 October 1999
The European Commission has thrown its weight behind union complaints that the Collective Redundancies and Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 1995 do not properly implement European Directives.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has opted for a method of calculating compensation which, in some cases, will slash the amount employers have to pay.
The employment law provisions of the Disability Discrimination Act come into force on 2 December 1996.
As of 22 September 1996, the European Works Councils (EWC) Directive requires multinational companies in Europe to establish European-wide works councils.
An employer cannot impose agreements on employees to exclude their statutory employment rights an Industrial Tribunal in Liverpool has reaffirmed.