There is a great societal debate going on in Quebec with the National Assembly's recent adoption of the Act respecting the laicity of the State, which regulates the wear of religious symbols at the government level.
Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
We see hearts and roses everywhere during the month of February, especially in the weeks leading up to Valentine's Day.
Last week Mike MacLellan blogged on a case where a unionized employee was terminated for sexually harassing another employee. This week we're reviewing a termination case that involved
As Valentine's Day approaches, some relationships between colleagues may start to blossom.
The European Court of Justice has ruled on whether the Part-Time Work Directive should be interpreted as precluding a national provision setting the maximum duration...
Khaitan & Co
Section 7A of the Employees' Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952 authorises Provident Fund Commissioners to initiate inquiries in order to determine amounts due from employers under the EPF Act.
As the coronavirus situation continues to evolve, so do companies' and governments' approaches to monitoring and helping avoid the spread of the virus.
We have long become used to employers offering flexible benefit schemes where employees can choose from a range of benefits to best suit their circumstances.
In the recent case of Tesco Stores Ltd v Tennant the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that, in order to bring a successful disability discrimination claim,...
Judge finds views were incompatible with human decency and conflicted with the fundamental rights of others.
In Casamitjama v League Against Cruel Sports ("LACS") an Employment Tribunal (ET) has ruled at a preliminary hearing that ethical veganism...
Foley & Lardner
Last week, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued its FY 2019 Performance Report, touting the agency's successes and statistics for its fiscal year ending September 30, 2019
Valentine's Day offers an annual reminder to every employer that Cupid's arrow can strike at the workplace
Following the lead of other courts around the country, a Pennsylvania state court has held that employees can bring lawsuits against their employers asserting claima...
Oregon's active 2019 legislative session has prompted the need for several policy and handbook updates for employers doing business in Oregon.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
It was a busy January 2020 in Trenton, with the state enacting several new employment laws, with more apparently on the way.
Ford & Harrison LLP
In his 2020 budget proposal, Governor Andrew Cuomo proposed creating a 9-member marketplace worker classification task force.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Recently, when affirming summary judgment to the employer in a disability discrimination case, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals issued two welcome reminders.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Last June, we wrote a Legal Update on Recent Developments in Securities Litigation: The "Event Driven" #MeToo Lawsuit.
McDermott Will & Emery
Certain employers might prefer to avoid hiring nicotine users: smokers, dippers and vapers alike. U-Haul International Inc. will do so, with its policy going into effect on Feb. 1.