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PCC Employment Lawyers
Employers risk the employee making an unfair dismissal claim for using customer surveys if they are not carefully considered.
PCC Employment Lawyers
An employee was unfairly dismissed for refusing to follow an order to log in and out of work using a fingerprint scanner.
PCC Employment Lawyers
Communicating an employee's dismissal other than via a face-to-face meeting is only to be used in 'rare circumstances'.
Johnson Winter & Slattery
Last week the Australian Government announced a three step framework for a COVIDSafe Australia. The states and territories are able to implement changes based on their specific COVID-19 conditions.
PCC Employment Lawyers
This Month in Review considers COVID-19 and workplace laws, recent employment law in the news and in the courts.
Cooper Grace Ward
Summary of recent employment law decisions including that stood down employees are not entitled to personal leave.
Holding Redlich
The need for employers to exercise caution when managing employees with mental illness was highlighted in this decision.
Swaab
Higher unemployment, nervous employees and dodgy employers are suggested reasons for a surge in unfair dismissal claims.
Brazil
Gaia Silva Gaede Advogados
Medida provisória nº 936, de 01 de abril 2020 – medidas trabalhistas complementares para enfrentamento do estado de calamidade pública decorrente do corona vírus
Canada
Devry Smith Frank LLP
In P.D. and The Bank of Nova Scotia, Re, 2020 CarswellNat 640, Adjudicator Kaufman considered the issue of whether the Canada Labour Code (the "Code") authorized adjudicators to award costs in unjust dismissal cases.
Torkin Manes LLP
In a recent decision, an employee was awarded 28 months of reasonable notice upon his constrictive dismissal.
Miller Thomson LLP
Phase 2 means certain businesses that were shuttered as a consequence of the orders or guidance of the Provincial Health Officer can now reopen ...
Gowling WLG
The Employment, Labour and Equalities Group at Gowling WLG will be holding a live ‘Ask our Lawyers' session on a variety of topics related to COVID-19 and the workplace challenges your business...
Langlois lawyers, LLP
In Quebec, as elsewhere, the COVID-19 crisis is profoundly disrupting many workplaces.
Strigberger Brown Armstrong LLP
There has been a lot of coverage, and a lot of ink spilled about the potential and actual business interruption claims that may be made by insureds arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic.
CCPartners
As we pass the one month mark in this unprecedented pandemic, CCPartners continues to see recurring themes that impact employers' abilities to respond nimbly to unexpected legislative
Miller Titerle + Company
In response to the serious economic symptoms of COVID-19, organizations are having to make the most difficult kinds of business decisions – the human ones.
Cayman Islands
Campbells
The Covid-19 outbreak and restrictions imposed by the Cayman Islands Government to assist in managing the spread of the virus are having a profound effect on businesses in Cayman.
Germany
lus Laboris
Termination not only needs a reason; it also has to meet formal requirements in order to be effective. With larger employers or those with international structures, a question often arises as to who is entitled to dismiss an employee.
lus Laboris
Many employers are familiar with this scenario: Employees (often sales representatives) drive from their homes to customer appointments, and the question arises whether the employees are entitled to be paid for this travel time.
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