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"Good news" for employers as High Court rejects second tribunal fee judicial review

The High Court has dismissed a second judicial review application by the trade union UNISON against the recent introduction of employment tribunal fees. Lord Justice Elias said that the union had not been able to provide evidence of "any actual instances"... 18 Dec 2014

Smith Commission reforms could facilitate employment tribunal forum shopping, warns expert

Businesses operating across the UK but headquartered in Scotland could have to defend themselves in disputes with English or Welsh workers before employment tribunals in Scotland under the Smith Commission reforms, an expert has said. 28 Nov 2014

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Right to provide services across the EU takes precedence over arguments over workers’ rights, court rules

The Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) has ruled that a regional authority in Germany cannot require a sub-contractor based in another EU member state to pay its staff at least the minimum wage that applies in its area of Germany. 29 Sep 2014

Legal expenses insurance no bar to employment tribunal cost claim, says EAT

The fact that a successful party to an employment tribunal claim has her legal expenses paid by an insurer does not prevent him from claiming for costs, the UK's Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has confirmed. 24 Sep 2014

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