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Australia
Holding Redlich
Employers are grappling with the question of whether they can implement mandatory vaccination policies in the workplace.
Sydney Criminal Lawyers
The PM offered a personal apology and announced a ‘review of workplace culture' in the wake of these abuse allegations.
Cooper Grace Ward
The guide will help Persons Conducting a Business or Undertaking (PCBUs) manage sexual harassment risks in the workplace.
Stacks Law Firm
The worker alleged multiple difficulties with his immediate superior who, he claimed, bullied and criticised him.
Belgium
lus Laboris
In light of the ‘Black Lives Matter' movement, organisations want to achieve more diversity in their workforces.
Bermuda
Appleby
A Bill recently passed in the Senate will introduce important changes to the Employment Act 2000 ("the Act"), Bermuda's key piece of employment legislation, with effect from June 1.
Canada
Stikeman Elliott LLP
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has released a significant new decision, Caplan v. Atas, 2021 ONSC 670 ("Caplan"), setting out a new tort of "harassment in internet communications."...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
As Governments and businesses turn their minds toward the recovery and re-opening of the economy, our team is closely monitoring updates from governments across Canada.
Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP
In a recent decision, the Court of Appeal for Ontario found that the University of Waterloo (the "University") discriminated against a student applicant on the basis of disability in its decision...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In the spring of 2020, the Black Lives Matter movement sparked conversations around the world about systemic racism and unconscious bias.
Cassels
We have all heard the saying: "sticks and stones may break my bones, but words shall never hurt me."
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Après un réexamen de l'équilibre entre la liberté d'expression et le droit de la diffamation à l'ère d'internet, la Cour supérieure de justice de l'Ontario a reconnu dernièrement un nouveau délit
Stikeman Elliott LLP
In re-examining the balance of freedom of speech and the law of defamation in the Internet age, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice has recently recognized a ...
Gowling WLG
"It was just banter" - four little words that send shivers down the spine of HR managers tasked with dealing with incident(s) of harassment.
Cyprus
Michael Kyprianou Advocates & Legal Consultants
In November 2020, reforms were introduced to the Criminal Code CAP.154.The legal framework of sexual assault by penetration and rape before November 2020...
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC
Relevant to this changing status quo, on 10 December 2020 the Administrative Court issued its decision in Georgiou v Republic.
Germany
lus Laboris
The German Federal Labour court has ruled that the fact that a woman receives lower pay than a comparable male employee will create a rebuttable presumption of discrimination...
Hong Kong
Mayer Brown
We set out here what we know about Hong Kong's COVID-19 vaccination programme. This will evolve as more information is made available, so we will update the note regularly.
Ireland
Arthur Cox
The Industrial Relations Act 1990 (Code of Practice for Employers and Employees on the Prevention and Resolution of Bullying at Work) Order 2020 (the "Code") was jointly published recently by the...
GVZH Advocates
Whereas the right not to be treated in a discriminatory manner is enshrined in the highest law of the land – the Constitution, measures in favour of protection against discrimination specifically...
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