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Australia
Worrells Solvency & Forensic Accountants
Careful staffing scenario planning must start now, so businesses are prepared for when the Jobkeeper initiative stops.
Canada
Taylor McCaffrey
The case involves a wrongful dismissal claim by an employee seeking damages because the employer failed to provide common law "reasonable notice" for the dismissal.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
A key way employers control severance cost risk is to hire employees under written employment contracts that specifically limit what the employee's severance entitlements will be upon termination.
CCPartners
On June 26, 2020, the Supreme Court of Canada (the "SCC") released its much-anticipated decision in Uber Technologies Inc. v Heller. This case considers the enforceability of a mandatory...
Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP
In a highly-anticipated decision, the Supreme Court of Canada ("SCC") ruled in favour of Uber drivers and food delivery personnel, finding that an arbitration clause within an online standard-form...
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Pandemic or no pandemic, to many people the summer season only truly kicks off in Quebec on June 24 with the National Holiday (also known as St. John the Baptist Day), and on July 1 with...
Torys LLP
On June 17, the Ontario Court of Appeal overturned a lower court's decision on the enforceability and severability of termination clauses1. In doing so, the Court determined that an unenforceable "for cause" termination...
Richards Buell Sutton LLP
Many BC employers will have issued temporary layoffs to employees with the start of BC's COVID-19 lock down in March. Soon after the start of the provincial lock down...
Littler Mendelson
On June 17, 2020, in Waksdale v. Swegon North America Inc.,1 the Ontario Court of Appeal rendered a decision pertaining to the enforceability of termination provisions in employment contracts.
China
River Delta Law Firm
The statutory boundary between isolation and emergency measures and company's responsibility under the pandemic...
Germany
lus Laboris
What happens when a board member needs to take leave for sickness, childcare or other personal reasons?
Ghana
Legalstone Solicitors LLP
In exercise of powers conferred on the Minister of Energy by Act 821, Ghana's Local Content and Local Participation Regulations were made.
India
LexCounsel Law Offices
Non-payment or substantial reduction of wages for the period the Indian industry was closed or operating at limited capacity due to COVID-19 despite the Central Government's order to continue paying wage...
Ikigai Law
The transfer of a football player from one football club to another, either domestically or internationally, has to be completed according to certain regulations put in place by FIFA and the national federations.
Ireland
Maples Group
The recent decision of the Irish High Court in National Electrical Contractors of Ireland v the Labour Court, the Minister for Business Enterprise and Innovation Ireland and the Attorney General...
Arthur Cox
The case of Marek Balans v Tesco Ireland Limited [2020] IEHC 55 concerned an appeal to the High Court against a decision of the Labour Court by an employee who was not paid in accordance...
Malta
GVZH Advocates
The Occupational Health and Safety Authority Act (Chapter 424 of the Laws of Malta) establishes that it is the duty of an employer to ensure the health and safety of all persons who may be affected by the work...
Poland
lus Laboris
The last stage of work on the new support package for companies in Poland affected by the coronavirus crisis is in progress with the introduction of the Anti-Crisis Shield 4.0 bill.
South Africa
Schoemanlaw Inc.
According to the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration as well as the Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995 an Independent Contractor is paid to render a particular result or service and is not subject to ...
ENSafrica
The concept of vicarious liability is not uncommon in the context of employment relationships. There is in fact a plethora of cases dealing with the question...
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