Save the date! The 2015 EELA-ERA annual seminar will be held in Brussels on 20 November 2015.
Save the date! The 2014 EELA-ERA annual seminar will be held in Brussels on 28 November 2014. Read on for the registration link.
Our partner ERA (Academy of European Law) is currently running a survey with the aim of improving its provision of training in EU law to judges, lawyers, prosecutors, in-house counsel and other legal practitioners.
Conferences by EELA partner ERA
Trier, 6-10 July 2015 (25% discount for EELA members)
Trier, 20-21 April 2015 (free of charge / travel and accommodation costs reimbursable)
Trier, 23-24 February 2015 (free of charge / travel and accommodation costs reimbursable)
Trier, 19-20 March 2015 (25% discount for EELA members)
The Dutch Senate passed the Modernisation of Leave and Working Hours Regulations Bill on 16 December 2014. The idea behind this legislative change was to make it easier for employees to combine work with care responsibilities. To accomplish this, the bill amended the Work and Care Act and the Working Hours (Adjustment) Act. Most of the amendments took effect on 1 January 2015.
The EAT has ruled that an employee of a British company, who worked remotely in Australia for family reasons, was protected against unfair dismissal and whistleblowing detriment by the Employment Rights Act 1996 and entitled to pursue employment claims in the London employment tribunal (Lodge v Dignity & Choice in Dying and another)
The ECJ has confirmed that obesity may be a disability where it: "entails a limitation resulting in particular from long-term physical, mental or psychological impairments which in interaction with various barriers may hinder the full and effective participation of the person concerned in professional life on an equal basis with other workers" (Fag og Arbejde (FOA), acting on behalf of Karsten Kaltoft v. Kommunernes Landsforening, acting on behalf of the Municipality of Billund).