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Study may pave way for ‘anti-stress law’ to protect employees in Germany

Germany’s federal minister of labour and social affairs, Andrea Nahles, has said new ‘anti-stress’ legislation could be introduced to ban companies from contacting employees when they are not at work. 02 Sep 2014

Businesses, trade unions asked to help identify zero hours contract exclusivity ban 'loopholes'

"Unscrupulous" employers will not be able to circumvent new rules which would stop them from preventing workers on zero hours contracts from finding additional work elsewhere, the business secretary has announced. 28 Aug 2014

EAT: employee who might be dismissed for gross misconduct may still be entitled to claim constructive dismissal

An employee is not prevented from resigning and bringing a constructive dismissal claim against a former employer by the fact that the employer may have been preparing a gross misconduct case against him, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has ruled. 27 Aug 2014

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