Labour & European Law Review
19 July 2017
Beckmann v Dynamco Whicheloe Macfarlane Ltd  IRLR 578 ECJ
The pernicious pensions exclusion from TUPE protection has long been an issue for trade unions.
Nerva and others v United Kingdom  IRLR 815
The High Court (as upheld by the Court of Appeal) ruled in 1995 that non-cash tips could be used by employers to count towards the National Minimum Wage (Nerva v R L & G Ltd  IRLR 2000 and  IRLR 461).
Thompsons has the largest nationwide team of lawyers specialising purely in employment law for trade unions. The team covers the full range of employment law, with lawyers who focus on key specialist areas.
Wilson v UK  IRLR 568
Thompsons represented Dave Wilson and the National Union of Journalists (NUJ) in their landmark case before the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR).
Council Proposal of Procedures for Public Procurement, 9270/02 of 28 May 2002
Case C-513/99 on 17 September 2002, Concordia Bus Finland Oy Ab, formerly Stagecoach Finland Oy Ab v Helsingin Kaup Unki, HKL-Bussiliikenne
Case 225/98, Commission of the European Communities v French Republic, 26 September 2000
Posting Directive 96/71/EC
Julie Bower v Cheapside (SSL) Ltd (formerly Schroder Securities Ltd) ET (unreported)
In this widely publicised case, Thompsons acted for Julie Bower, funded by the EOC, in her claim for sex discrimination, equal pay and unfair dismissal against her former employer - a large city institution.