Bedell Cristin Cayman Partnership
Advocate Edward Drummond, assisted by Sonia Minns and Victoria Ramos, recently acted for the Little Sisters of the Poor in their successful defence of claims brought by a former employee
The Jersey Royal Court has recently held that the damages available for wrongful dismissal, may not, in some circumstances, be limited to compensation for the contractual notice period.
Privilege is very much a buzzword at the moment in legal circles.
We recommend taking legal advice as soon as possible on receipt of a claim to ensure that the necessary steps are taken in time.
Archer & Greiner P.C.
On Wednesday, March 27, 2019, the New Jersey Appellate Division issued a landmark decision in which it reversed a trial court's ruling that New Jersey law does not provide employment protections
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
On March 18, 2018, the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD) was amended to prohibit prospective waivers of substantive and procedural rights or remedies relating to a claim of discrimination,
We are often asked to review employment contracts, including post-termination restrictions.
An employer's defence against claims under both the employment and discrimination laws was rejected for being filed late – and employment law specialist Daniel Read says that the case should remind employers...
The aim of this Starting Point Guide is to raise management awareness of the issues surrounding disciplinary issues; and to ensure that managers are provided with practical and easily understood tools to be able to manage disciplinary issues within their teams.
An experienced lawyer who applied for a trainee position at an insurance firm purely to make an age discrimination claim has had his claim thrown out as an abuse of process.
A case has been published by the Jersey Employment and Discrimination Tribunal this week which provides helpful guidance on the Discrimination (Jersey) Law 2013.
The case of a gay employee who won an award from the Discrimination Tribunal after other employees made offensive comments demonstrates that employers have to take training and processes seriously.
As an Advocate, one of my core obligations is to stay ‘up to speed' with changes in the law so that I can properly assist my clients and, on occasion, the Court.
Bedell Cristin Cayman Partnership
The Employment (Jersey) Law 2003 (the "Law") came into force on 1 July 2005. Since this date there have been a number of amendments to the Law.
In a judgment released earlier this month, the English Court of Appeal has allowed a director to claim unpaid wages and compensation for constructive unfair dismissal...
The Court of Appeal of England and Wales upheld an injunction preventing an employer from changing a final written warning issued to an employee to a dismissal on appeal.
One of the Island’s hot potatoes, the Discrimination Law is set to come into force in under a month.
Even when an employee is able to establish that they have been unfairly dismissed, this is often not the end of the story.
Whether to bring one, or two, sets of proceedings against their former employer in Jersey can be a real dilemma for a disgruntled ex-employee to have to grapple with.
Carey Olsen Starting Point Guides are intended as a general introduction and guide to different aspects of Jersey law.