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Australia
Surry Partners
Employers have a duty to provide a safe workplace for their staff under workplace safety and workers compensation laws.
People + Culture Strategies
A SA nurse won an unfair dismissal claim after losing her job due to her weight and deemed unfit to perform work.
Canada
Gowling WLG
Rahman v Cannon Design Architecture Inc. ("Rahman"), is a recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice where the Court rejected the plaintiff's argument that the "just cause"...
Devry Smith Frank LLP
For what is not the first time and will not be the last time in Ontario employment law, two different judges of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice have issued conflicting decisions...
Fasken (French)
En prévision des élections fédérales d'aujourd'hui, les cinq partis ayant actuellement des députés à la Chambre des communes ont présenté des plateformes comportant des engagements...
CCPartners
In a recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in Rahman v Cannon Design Architecture Inc., 2021 ONSC 5961, the Court distinguished one of the most hotly-debated recent cases...
Miller Thomson LLP
With employers keeping busy drafting and enforcing vaccination policies in the last few weeks many questions have been raised about medical exemptions from the requirement to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
Chile
Mayer Brown
On September 16, 2021, Chile's Ministry of Health announced major modifications to the country's "Protect Borders" plan, which will now allow for vaccinated non-resident visitors to enter Chile...
Egypt
Andersen- Maher Milad Iskander & Co
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Andersen- Maher Milad Iskander & Co
There are multiple economic benefits to hiring individuals with disabilities since this essentially widens the workforce and diversifies the national labour market.
France
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
Depuis de nombreuses années le harcèlement, qu'il soit moral ou sexuel, fait l'objet d'une grande préoccupation sociétale et médiatique, tout particulièrement au sein des entreprises.
Germany
lus Laboris
The German federal elections are on Sunday 26 September and the six main parties have all made employment-related commitments in their manifestos.
Ireland
Arthur Cox
The Government has announced that the suspension of sections of the Redundancy Payments Act 1967 will be lifted at the end of this month. It will also introduce a new special redundancy payment for those impacted.
Maples Group
Against a backdrop of almost 92% of adults fully vaccinated in Ireland, the Irish Government has published the revised version of the Work Safely Protocol...
Puerto Rico
Littler Mendelson
On September 21, 2021, Puerto Rico Governor Pedro Pierluisi signed into law an Act that raises the hourly minimum wage from $7.25 to $8.50.
UK
Mayer Brown
The government is consulting on regulations that (a) make changes to the list of employer notifiable events and (b) prescribe the events affecting a DB scheme employer
Winckworth Sherwood
On 30 June 2021 the Flexible Working Bill was introduced to parliament which would give all workers a legal right to flexible working from day one of employment...
Winckworth Sherwood
It has been 4 years now since the abolition of Employment Tribunal fees and no surprise that the number of claims over that period has increased by 130%.
Winckworth Sherwood
In the case of Gwynedd Council v Barratt [2021] EWCA Civ 1322 the Court of Appeal has upheld an employment tribunal's finding that a local authority was liable for the dismissal of two teachers at a community school by reason of redundancy despite the decision being taken by the governing body.
Winckworth Sherwood
The High Court agreed, finding that protection from detriment under section 44 ERA 1996 should be extended to workers so as to comply with the Directive.
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