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A "Work Capacity Decision" is a decision made by an insurer determining an injured person's entitlement to compensation.
The issue of whether an employer can force you to have a COVID-19 vaccine is not yet resolved and is likely to evolve.
Under NSW law, an employer is required to notify the workers compensation insurer of a workplace injury within 48 hours.
Vincent Young
Discrimination takes many forms. When we think about "age discrimination", discrimination against "older" workers is generally the first thing that comes to our mind.
Vincent Young
Erin Lynch, Employment Partner at Vincent Young Lawyers recently presented a webinar on Sexual Harassment in the Workplace...
Cooper Grace Ward
Horseplay and jokes with a double meaning are not immune from being characterised as sexual harassment in the workplace.
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.
Preslmayr Rechtsanwälte OG
Mit dem umfangreichen Hass-im-Netz-Bekämpfungs-Gesetz (BGBl. 148/2020) wurden zahlreiche gesetzliche Neuerungen zur Bekämpfung beleidigender oder hetzerischer Akte im Internet und in sozialen Medien eingeführt.
Littler - Canada
In 2020, the Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal (WSIAT) confirmed that when a claim for constructive dismissal is based on harm sustained due to harassment
Littler - Canada
In 2020, the Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal (WSIAT) confirmed that when a claim for constructive dismissal is based on harm sustained due to harassment and bullying in the workplace...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
As of September 22, 2021, the Government of Ontario requires that patrons of certain non-essential businesses provide proof of full vaccination as a condition of access (the "Provincial Vaccination Certificate Program".
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The Ontario Government has recently filed O. Reg. 646/21 (Amending Regulation), which amends O. Reg. 131/16, "Sexual Violence At Colleges and Universities" made under the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities Act.
Torkin Manes LLP
In past articles, we have emphasized that mandatory vaccination policies in the workplace are generally permissible, subject to legitimate objections that may be raised on the basis of grounds protected under human rights legislation.
Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP
Since COVID-19 vaccines became widely available in Canada in early 2021, many employers in Canada have been contemplating whether mandatory vaccination policies would be desirable, necessary, and legal.
Miller Thomson LLP
The Ontario Government has extended the maximum period of COVID-related temporary layoffs until January 1, 2022.
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"...
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...
Vivien & Associes
As the UK and the USA governments work to regulate – if not ban – non-competition clauses in their respective labor markets to enable workers to more easily find jobs or create their own businesses, ...
lus Laboris
The 6 main parties taking part in the German Federal elections have set out their ideas and in this episode, we take a look at their plans for employment.
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