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Commonwealth Bank of Australia v Barker

  • Jones Day
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  • Australia
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  • October 15 2014

On 10 September 2014, the High Court of Australia held that there is no duty of mutual trust and confidence implied by law in Australian employment

"Ban the box": a discussion of state and local laws restricting inquiries into an applicant's criminal history

  • Jones Day
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  • USA
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  • September 16 2014

Over the last several weeks New Jersey, Illinois, the District of Columbia, and San Francisco have joined the ranks of states and local governments

The impact of demographic changes on companies’ HR strategies and their on companies’ HR strategies and their company pension plans

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  • Germany
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  • July 2 2007

As of late, discussions on demographic changes, including the impact on the Social Security system, have caused people to become generally more aware of the phenomenon of an “aging society.”

Seniority integration and the McCaskill-Bond statute

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  • USA
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  • February 6 2012

Missouri Senators Clare McCaskill and Christopher Bond, concerned about the seniority integration treatment of employees at Trans World Airlines ("TWA") following its purchase by American Airlines and integration of the two airlines' operations and workforce, introduced legislation to guarantee labor protective provisions to airline employees with respect to seniority integration for certain covered transactions

California adopts the nation's second bill requiring paid sick leave for most employees

  • Jones Day
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  • USA
  • -
  • September 24 2014

California Governor Jerry Brown, on August 29, 2014, signed the California Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014, which requires all

Fair Work (Amendment) Bill passed by House of Representatives

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  • Australia
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  • August 31 2014

The Fair Work (Amendment) Bill 2014 (Cth), which we have previously reported on, has been passed by the House of Representatives. The Bill now awaits

Dismissal following a breakdown in working relationships was for some other substantial reason, and not for misconduct

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  • USA
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  • March 31 2011

Where a breakdown in working relationships was caused primarily by an employee's conduct, it does not necessarily follow that the dismissal of that employee will be on the grounds of misconduct

Secondments and transfers: complying with annual and long service leave requirements in Australia

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  • Australia
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  • July 1 2011

Cross-border assignments are becoming increasingly popular with multijurisdictional employers, in order to attract employees, “up-skill” their workforces, and fill labor or skill shortages

Nexus: update on recent developments

  • Jones Day
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  • USA
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  • December 31 2010

Employees working from home did not create nexus in Indiana and Virginia, but a Texas Appellate Court found that a regional manager who lived in Texas and occasionally handled complaints from distributors in a 7 state region did create nexus

Fivefold increase in damages for sexual harassment: Full Federal Court of Australia

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  • Australia
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  • August 31 2014

In the most significant decision for employers this year, the Full Federal Court has increased the damages available for pain and suffering in a