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Employers can require workers to work 24 consecutive days...

Employers can require workers to work 24 consecutive days...

The rest period prescribed under the EU Working Time Directive can be given to workers in Britain at any point in a 14-day period, the ECJ has clarified.

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Addison Lee drivers are workers, tribunal rules

Addison Lee drivers are workers, tribunal rules

A tribunal has ruled that three drivers for London-based minicab firm Addison Lee were workers rather than self-employed contractors.

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Business legal news in our September 2017 Business Brief

Business legal news in our September 2017 Business Brief

The September 2017 edition of our online business newsletter, the Business Brief, is available now.

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Disability discrimination: employee awarded £11,000 for undue delay in reducing hours

Disability discrimination: employee awarded £11,000 for undue delay in reducing hours

A tribunal awarded a woman £11,000 after her employer took too long to process her request for reduced working hours on account of her mental ill-health.

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ECHR U-turn on employers' right to monitor communications ruling

ECHR U-turn on employers' right to monitor communications ruling

Employers should make extra sure they clearly highlight their right to monitor workers' use of the internet after an unexpected ECHR ruling.

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