pension rights of part-time judges

Of direct personal interest to a minority of our readership – albeit a very important one(!) – is O'Brien v Ministry of Justice in which the European Court of Justice (ECJ) dealt with a long running case on the question of whether part-time fee paid judges are entitled to the protection afforded to part time…

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no unfairness in process for selecting candidates for alternative employment

Consideration of alternative employment is a part of a fair redundancy procedure and it is common practice for employees to be asked to attend interviews for alternative jobs, competing against other internal, and sometimes external, applicants. In Samsung Electronics (UK) Ltd v Monte-D’Cruz the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) overturned a finding of unfair dismissal by…

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