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Jones Day
The Situation: Targeted legislative and regulatory measures implemented by many EU Member States during the pandemic may ultimately prove insufficient to ease employers' burdens and prevent employment
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Littler Mendelson
In Hetherington v Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority, 2020 SKQB 110, the Queen's Bench for Saskatchewan considered the impact of an employee's voluntary interruption of employment on her entitlement to common law reasonable notice following her wrongful dismissal without cause.
Lane Powell
You know already that, under ERISA, "the court in its discretion may allow reasonable attorney fee's and costs so long as the party achieves
Littler Mendelson
In George v. Laurentian Bank Securities Inc., 2020 ONSC 5415, one of the first decisions from Ontario's Superior Court since the COVID-19 pandemic began.
Littler Mendelson
The Ontario Superior Court recently issued a decision in Sewell v. Provincial Fruit Co. Limited, 2020 ONSC 4406 (Sewell), applying the reasoning set forth in the Ontario Court of Appeal...
Littler Mendelson
On October 9, 2020, in Matthews v. Ocean Nutrition Canada Ltd., 2020 SCC 26, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC)—the highest court in the country—released a highly anticipated decision in an employee's
FTI Consulting
The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme ends on 31 October, and the new Job Support Scheme (the "Scheme") starts on 1 November 2020.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Senator Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is promising a vote on a slimmed-down economic stimulus package during the week beginning October 19, 2020.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On August 26, 2020, the Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit held that the Bankruptcy Code does not require subordination agreements to be strictly enforced...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In the first ruling in response to the slew of room and board refund class actions filed in the wake of COVID-19, on July 29, 2020, in Rosenkrantz v. Arizona Board of Regents, No. 2:20-CV-01203 (D. Ariz.).
Butler Snow LLP
In a recent decision, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) returned to a 40-year old standard that is more favorable to employers when considering the appropriateness of discipline issued...
Holland & Knight
Was the removal of an shareholder-employee as an officer an employment claim or a breach of duty and shareholder oppression?
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On June 22, 2020, President Trump issued a Proclamation Suspending Entry of Aliens Who Present a Risk to the U.S. Labor Market Following the Coronavirus Outbreak.
Proskauer Rose LLP
The National Labor Relations Board continues to overrule Obama-Board precedent at a rapid pace. (See our prior blog posts here, here and here for a few recent examples.)
Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP
On June 15, 2020, in a resounding victory for LGBTQ rights from a conservative court, the Supreme Court ruled in a 6-3 opinion that a landmark civil rights law, Title VII, protects gay...
Proskauer Rose LLP
NLRB General Counsel Peter Robb issued a Memorandum on June 17th setting forth new guidelines for how Regions conduct unfair labor practice investigations
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) will gradually be tapered over the coming months until October 31, 2020, when it will no longer be effective.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On May 6, 2020, the U.S. Department of Education released final regulations governing how institutions that receive federal financial assistance covered by Title IX of the Education Amendments...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On June 1, 2020, the United States Supreme Court, in an opinion by Justice Kavanaugh and joined by Chief Justice Roberts and Justices Alito and Gorsuch, held that plaintiffs...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The Supreme Court of the United States has held many times that the federal courts do not have jurisdiction over a lawsuit unless the plaintiff has standing to sue under the federal Constitution.
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