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Employers risk the employee making an unfair dismissal claim for using customer surveys if they are not carefully considered.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
The casual employee who was engaged on a regular basis was entitled to leave, even if they were paid a casual loading.
PCC Employment Lawyers
Misinformation about casual employees helps no one, and it serves only to redirect many reasonable votes at elections.
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
This highlights the clear benefits of the reforms, which will lead to less delays in approving enterprise agreements.
PCC Employment Lawyers
Discrimination is a highly complex area and needs a fine balance of a number of intersecting rights for the workplace.
Holman Webb
Episode 6 discusses the effect that COVID-19 has had on the Australian workforce, and what Beyond Blue is doing to help.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
This Rossato employment decision has financial, legal and industrial implications for many Australian businesses.
As Bermuda takes the first tentative steps in its phased reopening plan, we review some of the key practical issues that employers must address as and when they are ready...
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
A former employee of the supermarket chain BOMPREÇO BAHIA SUPERMERCADOS LTDA. filed a lawsuit against it, demanding compensation for moral damages for having been forced to work as...
Clark Wilson LLP
On May 8, 2020, the federal government announced that it will extend the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) beyond June to facilitate the gradual reopening of the economy.
Watson Goepel LLP
All workers have the right to a healthy and safe workplace. As such, they have the right to refuse unsafe work – in other words, they may refuse work that they believe has the potential to harm...
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.
Miller Thomson LLP
On May 3, the Minister of Public Services and Procurement, Anita Anand, announced the creation of the COVID-19 Supply Council, which will provide the government with advice on the...
Torys LLP
Many jurisdictions are beginning to consider an easing of COVID-19 restrictions, which will likely see many businesses resuming operations and employees returning to work at their facilities.
Last week we blogged about the extraordinary decision of the Ontario Superior Court to grant an injunction to the Ontario Nurses' Association ("ONA") which, among other requirements, mandated that nurses at the identified long-term ...
European Union
lus Laboris
The European Court of Justice has ruled that it's up to national courts to make decisions about employment status, but that a courier working for Yodel in the UK appeared to them ..
Businesses need to prepare for the introduction of new rights for up to 52 weeks of leave for new parents, likely to come into effect from 28 June 2020 following the Minister for Social Security's...
lus Laboris
A Swiss court has ruled that liking social media posts can create legal liability if the post is defamatory.
lus Laboris
There are no obstacles to terminating an employment agreement remotely. Remote termination of an employment agreement can be done either unilaterally (with or without notice)...
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