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Bartier Perry
While there was an increased likelihood to develop the condition, genes do not change after the condition has developed.
McCullough Robertson
The PLSL Act includes changes to the right of entry dispute resolution processes in the Work Health and Safety Act 2011.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Queensland's first industrial manslaughter sentence was handed down for the death of a worker at an auto recycling yard.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Victoria's answer to wage theft is to introduce criminal liability and establish a new body to investigate and prosecute.
Cooper Grace Ward
A Brisbane employer has been fined for industrial manslaughter and its two directors sentenced after a worker died.
Sydney Criminal Lawyers
A contemporary case is used to explain & discuss the issue of workplace bullying, duty of care & influencing witnesses.
PCC Employment Lawyers
This Month in Review considers recent workplace matters and employment law in the news and in the courts.
McCullough Robertson
The company had not implemented any WH&S systems to protect its workers against risks to their health and safety.
Canada
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...
Gardiner Roberts LLP
On June 26, 2020, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision on Uber Technologies Inc. v Heller regarding the enforceability of mandatory arbitration clauses...
Littler - Canada
On June 17, 2020, in Waksdale v. Swegon North America Inc., the Ontario Court of Appeal rendered a decision pertaining to the enforceability of termination provisions in employment contracts.
Bennett Jones LLP
Ontario employers, already grappling with the challenges of managing employee costs during the COVID-19 pandemic, now face the burden of an Ontario Court of Appeal decision.
Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP
In a recent decision, the Court of Appeal for Ontario held that an employer could not rely on a valid and enforceable without-cause termination provision because the employment contract included a separate for-cause...
CCPartners
A common argument that arises between employers and employees is one of "resignation vs dismissal". This is especially true where there has...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In a 6-3 opinion released on June 15, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court held that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits employment discrimination against LGBTQ workers.
Lawson Lundell LLP
The B.C. court took a different approach than the Ontario Court of Appeal in Heller v. Uber Technologies Inc. et al, 2019 ONCA 1 ("Heller"), which did not enforce an
Malta
GVZH Advocates
By means of Legal Notice 232 of 2020 which was published on the 3rd of June 2020, the following orders and regulations, issued under the Public Health Act, have been repealed as from the 5th...
South Africa
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...
ENSafrica
The Employment Appeals Tribunal ("EAT") in England recently handed down judgment dealing with the opportunistic improvement of employees' terms and conditions ...
ENSafrica
Since the outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), there has been much talk about what the new normal will be.
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