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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?.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Discussion about modern slavery generally and the Modern Slavery Statements that are mandated by the Modern Slavery Act.
Johnson Winter & Slattery
In the past 18 months the Australian legal landscape has seen novel challenges to planning decisions in the area of greenhouse gas impacts of projects and the resulting impact on climate change
Sydney Criminal Lawyers
The organisers of the Stop All Black Deaths in Custody rally were extra vigilant to ensure a peaceful demonstration.
Sydney Criminal Lawyers
Just before the protest was to commence, NSW Greens MLC announced that an appeal was successful and the rally was legal.
Sydney Criminal Lawyers
The ASIO Amendment Bill 2020 broadens the scope of ASIO and introduces provisions that enhance ASIO's questioning regime.
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
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.
Langlois lawyers, LLP
Un employeur doit-il continuer un processus d'embauche alors qu'il apprend qu'un handicap peut rendre un candidat incapable d'exercer le poste convoité en toute sécurité?
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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