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New EEOC guidelines regarding employers’ obligations with respect to background checks and accommodation of religious dress and grooming practices

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 25 2014

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") recently announced new guidelines that may impact the way employers conduct background checks

The minimum wage battle wages on

  • LeClairRyan
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 24 2014

With the federal minimum wage remaining at $7.25 since 2009, twenty-two states and the District of Columbia have raised their minimum wages to

What are Fair Work Ombudsman enforceable undertakings?

  • Russell Kennedy
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  • Australia
  • -
  • July 22 2014

Despite the increasing volume of litigation commenced by the Fair Work Ombudsman against employers allegedly contravening the Fair Work Act 2009

Ontario bill to extend protection of OHSA to unpaid trainees

  • Dentons
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  • Canada
  • -
  • July 22 2014

A new Ontario Bill will give unpaid trainees the protection of the Occupational Health and Safety Act. The OHSA currently gives that protection to

President Obama expands LGBT non-discrimination protections with Executive Order

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 22 2014

Currently, President Obama signed an Executive Order prohibiting discrimination by the federal government or federal contractors on the basis of

Australia: How do you compensate sexual harassment?

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • July 22 2014

Last week, the Full Court of the Federal Court significantly increased the damages which an employer was required to pay to an employee who was

Employment mediations an insider’s guide part 2

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 22 2014

Time in any mediation is often both limited and precious. Once it is underway there is little time for sorting out the preliminaries. As a result, it

Severe obesity may be a disability

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
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  • European Union
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  • July 22 2014

A much anticipated Advocate General's Opinion considering whether obesity can be a disability for the purposes of EU Equality law has now been

Legislation gives employers the right to direct employees to undergo a medical examination

  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • July 22 2014

A Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission (FWCFB) has held that in light of an employer's duty under theCoal Mining Health and Safety Act 1999 (Qld

Multinational employer ordered to pay $100,000 for general damages in landmark sexual harassment case - 18 July 2014

  • HopgoodGanim
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • July 22 2014

The Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia earlier this week handed down a landmark decision concerning the assessment of general damages for