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The Government Of Canada Implements Its New Preclearance Act
On August 15, 2019, US Department of Homeland Security announced that the United States and Canada had implemented its Agreement on Land, Rail, Marine, and Air Transport Preclearance.
Canada
13 Sep 2019
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#Metoo – Formal Consultation On Tackling Sexual Harassment Now Published
The previously anticipated consultation paper on tackling sexual harassment in the workplace has now been published by the government.
UK
31 Jul 2019
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Time For Construction To Step Up To Its Human Rights Responsibilities?
Developments continue apace in human rights responsibilities for businesses. A UN Working Group has published its first draft treaty to regulate the activities of transnational corporations
UK
10 Jan 2019
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Accessibility Laws In Canada – Status @ January 1, 2019
As of January 1, 2019, the federal government and the provinces of Ontario, Manitoba and Nova Scotia are at various stages of introducing accessibility laws.
Canada
10 Jan 2019
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Uzbekistan Improves The Legal Protection Of Creditors
On November 23, 2018, the President of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, signed the resolution "On measures to strengthen the legal protection of creditors and improve financing mechanisms...
Uzbekistan
13 Dec 2018
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Democratic Republic Of The Congo - Adoption Of A Legislative Framework Applicable To Public-Private Partnerships
While public-private partnerships have long been considered in DRC as an option to promote key sectors development, such as the electricity sector ...
Congo
13 Dec 2018
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A Wholehearted Approach Is Needed To Eliminate Modern Slavery: Time To Fully Engage
Modern slavery is an issue no one in the UK construction industry can afford to ignore.
UK
11 Dec 2018
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NIST Announces Privacy Framework Effort
On September 4, 2018, the U.S. Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announced the start of a collaborative project to develop a voluntary privacy framework to help organizations manage privacy related risk.
United States
15 Nov 2018
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Sex Discrimination Case Flushed Out Of The Tribunal System With A £25,000 Settlement
A female council worker has settled her sex discrimination claim for £25,000.
UK
31 Aug 2018
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Banned From Pool And Fitness Facility, Man Who Requested "Young, Hot Female Trainer" Was Not Discriminated Against Because Of Mental Disability
A man who requested that a municipal pool and fitness facility provide him with a "young, hot female trainer like" (name redacted), was not discriminated against because of a physical or mental disability when the facility banned him.
Canada
27 Feb 2018
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The Maturation Of The Duty To Consult - Top Ten Developments Of 2017 In Canadian Aboriginal Law
2017 in Canadian Aboriginal law proved to be a watershed moment for the Crown's duty to consult, with the confluence of a number of high-profile appellate decisions—including a new trilogy of consultation cases from the Supreme Court of Canada...
Canada
12 Feb 2018
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New Rules On Modern Slavery
The UK has been leading the way in the battle to combat modern slavery in Europe. New rules have been in force since October 2015, which require businesses to report what they are doing to tackle slavery and human trafficking.
UK
29 Nov 2017
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Canadian Human Rights Act And Criminal Code Amended To Include Gender Identity Or Expression
The amendments add "gender identity or expression" as prohibited grounds of discrimination in the Canadian Human Rights Act.
Canada
14 Aug 2017
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The Oman Update - Official Gazette 1200
Promulgating the Animal Welfare Law. Enacted on 21 June 2017.
Oman
20 Jul 2017
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Renewal, Road-Maps—And Rhetoric? Top Ten Developments Of 2016 In Canadian Aboriginal Law
Opening against newly-elected Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's pledge of a "renewed, nation-to-nation relationship with Aboriginal peoples," 2016 was a year of great expectations for Canadian Aboriginal law.
Canada
9 Feb 2017
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Modern Slavery Statements – Ready, Steady, Publish?
For each financial year ending on or after 31 March 2016, organisations with an annual turnover of at least £36 million are required, under the Modern Slavery Act 2015, to publish a modern slavery statement.
UK
27 Sep 2016
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Trend Continues In Alberta For Higher General Damages In Human Rights Awards
General damages awarded by human rights tribunals are intended to compensate for discrimination and to act as a deterrent.
Canada
14 Sep 2016
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B.C. And Canada Adopting Gender Identity And Gender Expression Human Rights Protections
Both the British Columbia and the Federal Government have recently introduced legislation to amend their respective human rights legislation to include gender identity and gender expression among the protected grounds of discrimination.
Canada
7 Sep 2016
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Modern Slavery Reporting Rises Five-Fold
Recent reports have suggested that there has been a steep rise in modern slavery reporting. This indicates that efforts to highlight the issue have been somewhat successful.
UK
1 Sep 2016
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Bartender, Fired For Smoking Marijuana At Work, Loses Human Rights Complaint
A B.C. bartender has lost his human rights complaint after he was dismissed for smoking marijuana on shift.
Canada
11 Aug 2016
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