By Nick Huffer
Since 1997, with the coming to power of a Labour government and participation in the European Social Chapter, a whole raft of changes in employment legislation has come into being - and will continue to do so - giving substantially enhanced individual protection to employees and workers. This is particularly so in the discrimination field.
By Amanda McGurran
Many of you will be involved in businesses that use shift patterns. If so, the recent European Court of Justice case of Landeshauptstadt Kiel v Norbert Jaeger (2003) will be of interest to you. The decision was widely reported in the employment law press when it was handed down in September 2003.