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Obesity can constitute a 'disability' for the purposes of the EU's Employment Equality Directive in circumstances where it "hinders the full and effective participation" of a person in the workplace, the EU's highest court has ruled. 19 Dec 2014
A new law that came into force this month requires all enterprises operating in Belgium, including Brussels-based institutions such as the European Commission (EC), to take preventive action against ‘burnout’ related to stress in the workplace. 17 Sep 2014
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UK employers that experience higher than average levels of employee sickness are no longer able to reclaim a proportion of their statutory sick pay (SSP) expenditure from the government. 10 Apr 2014
A new service designed to help employees absent from work due to long-term illness back into the workplace is to be set up by the Government. 10 Feb 2014
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