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June 2012

Top 5 most viewed employment law blogs on LabourBlawg: May-June 2012

June 30, 2012

Below are the top 5 most viewed employment law blog posts published on LabourBlawg over May and June this year (out of a total of 10 blawg posts published during that period). These have been ranked by the number of pageviews according to Google Analytics, which is often a useful indicator of quality of the […]

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London Olympic Bus Strikes: Employment Issues

June 25, 2012

Below is a guest employment law blog post regarding the recent London Olympic Games bus strikes. For expert employment law advice, contact employment lawyers in Stirling. On Friday 22nd June 2012 London bus drivers began a 24 hour strike following the breakdown in talks between Transport for London (TFL) and Unite, which is Britain’s largest […]

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Why is it important to follow TUPE regulations for business transfers?

June 20, 2012

A recent case (23 February 2012) re emphasises the protection that TUPE provides to both employer and employees and the importance of correctly following TUPE transfer regulations. In the case of Gabriel v (1) Peninsula Business Services Ltd (2) Taxwise Services Ltd UKEAT/0190/11, the employee won her appeal against the judgement of the employment tribunal. […]

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No Sense in Nonsense? ‘No-Fault’ Worker Dismissals. Good or Bad?

June 19, 2012

The Business Secretary Vince Cable has never been one for keeping his thoughts to himself and a day or two ago he came out with criticism against the proposals to allow employers to dismiss workers on a ‘no fault’ basis. Essentially, workers could be dismissed at the will of their bosses without necessarily having done […]

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How To Ensure You’re Compensated After An Accident

June 13, 2012

Guest post contributed by Charles Worthering, on behalf of Accident-compensation.co.uk. Charles is a solicitor and works with clients on cases pertaining to accident compensation claims and industrial accidents. In his spare time he enjoys  writing about various insurance topics.   Being involved in an accident can leave you physically injured, emotionally traumatized, or suffering significant financial […]

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HSE Publishes Increase in Fatal Workplace Personal Injuries

June 12, 2012

Figures recently published by the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) have indicated a rise in the number of fatal personal injuries in the workplace. The figure for the years 2009 to 2010 totals 147 workplace fatal personal injuries while the final figures for 2010 to 2011 stand at 171, representing an increase of over 16%. […]

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Criminal Record and Employment

June 11, 2012

Guest employment law blog post based on US Law written by Phil Balbo, staff writer for Price Benowitz LLP. You can visit monster for more information about how to find a job with a criminal record. Please contact the dc criminal lawyers and Maryland criminal lawyers with Price Benowitz LLP for a free consultation. Those […]

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Action to take to counter disability discrimination at work

June 1, 2012

Leading a life with a disability presents many challenges, and unfortunately, one of them may be knowing how to handle workplace discrimination. Whether intentional or accidental, this kind of situation can be uncomfortable, embarrassing, or even threatening to you. Here is a step-by-step guide to handling disabilities discrimination in the workplace. If you feel that […]

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