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Corrs Chambers Westgarth
A shift in favour of human rights protection is motivating policy and legal changes around the world.
Marque Lawyers
Trump and his conservatives will be crushed by this case, which shows that civil rights law has teeth, which bite hard.
Marque Lawyers
There is a growing divide between police culture's perception of itself and community's perception of its social value.
Holding Redlich
This Qld case is noteworthy as it will be the first human rights-based climate change litigation in an Australian court.
Marque Lawyers
The fight over statues of historic racists and colonisers is far more nuanced than politicians can seemingly grasp.
Sydney Criminal Lawyers
To live and work in an environment free of sex discrimination and sexual harassment is a human right – not a privilege.
Holding Redlich
Despite expressing its preference for a single uniform framework, the Committee supports the commencement of the NSW Act.
Sydney Criminal Lawyers
Author looks at various state & federal laws & cases in an attempt to answer the question Is hate speech a crime in Australia?.
Bulgaria
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
The prosecutor's office is investigating doctors from St. Mina Hospital in Plovdiv, a hospital designated by the Bulgarian Crisis Headquarters to receive patients with suspected COVID-19.
Canada
McLennan Ross LLP
Employers are generally required to adhere to human rights requirements, including the accommodation of employees who have work restrictions due to a disability.
Torkin Manes LLP
To celebrate Pride Month, U of T is recognizing the achievements and experiences of the A&S LGBTQ2S+ community and — as allies and community members alike — U of T is working to build
Miller Thomson LLP
The issue of systemic racism (particularly against Black and Indigenous persons) has been at the forefront of public discourse in Canada in recent weeks.
Miller Titerle + Company
Effective June 22, 2020, the BC Human Rights Tribunal (the "Tribunal") has introduced a new case management system, called the Case Activity Centre, and made significant changes to the case management process.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Bill S-211, An Act to enact the Modern Slavery Act and to amend the Customs Tariff (the Bill), was introduced in the Senate on February 5, 2020...
Roper Greyell LLP – Employment and Labour Lawyers
In Ziegler v. Pacific Blue Cross (No. 2), 2020 BCHRT 125, the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal dismissed a complaint made by a former employee claiming the employer had failed to...
Watson Goepel LLP
On November 28, 2019, British Columbia became the first jurisdiction in Canada to incorporate the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples ("UNDRIP"), making UNDRIP part of BC law.
Clark Wilson LLP
With racial injustice uprisings in the US, and similar demonstrations taking place Canada-wide, racial inequalities and injustice are top of mind.
European Union
Mayer Brown
On 29 April 2020, the European Commissioner for Justice, Didier Reynders, announced that the European Commission will develop legislation that would require EU companies to carry out human rights and environmental due diligence.
Ropes & Gray LLP
At the end of April, EU Commissioner for Justice Didier Reynders announced that the European Commission will introduce mandatory human rights due diligence legislation in the first quarter of 2021.
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC
On Tuesday 5 May 2020, the Council of the European Union (the ‘Council') issued a ‘Declaration on human rights in the times of the coronavirus pandemic'.
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