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Religious discrimination claim roils UK

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • April 7 2010

It has been said that the U.S. and the U.K. are two nations “divided by a common language,” and the same observation also could be applied to their discrimination laws

Anti-bribery training in the UK a new duty for employers

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 29 2010

The recent adoption in the UK of a broad anti-bribery law, which includes new, specific criminal offenses designed to prevent and punish the use of bribery of foreign public officials to obtain a competitive advantage in international trade, has once again placed public corruption in an international spotlight

Abusive workplace claims: the experience of French and English employers

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • France, United Kingdom, USA
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  • October 6 2010

Earlier this year, the New York State Senate passed a bill to outlaw "abusive work environments" in New York by creating a civil cause of action against employers who fail to prevent "abusive conduct" against their employees

Protecting your business against raiding and lift-outs in the UK

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 25 2010

When the Vikings roamed the North Sea, a deep moat, a high wall and a vat of boiling oil were essential tools to keep raiders at bay

U.K. adopts expanded paternity leave benefits

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 30 2010

In the U.K., legislation approved shortly before the recent change in government has dramatically expanded the paternity leave benefit afforded to employees, which had been limited to two weeks’ leave with a statutory entitlement to be paid £124.88 a week, or 90 of normal weekly earnings if lower (albeit that many employers pay those taking paternity leave at their full rate of pay even where it exceeds the maximum statutory entitlement