Labour & European Law Review
03 April 2008
After a protracted passage through Parliament, the Corporate Manslaughter Act finally comes into force in a few days - on 6 April.
When making redundancies, employers have to consult with “appropriate representatives”. The Court of Appeal has confirmed in Northgate HR Ltd v Mercy (2008, IRLR 222) that if employers fail to do that, only the employee representatives and not individual employees can bring a complaint.
Article 141 of the EC Treaty enshrines the principle of equal pay for men and women into law.