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Sexual harassment claim dismissed for lack of evidence

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • China
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  • May 30 2013

Recently, the Beijing Haidian District People's Court ruled against a female employee's sexual harassment claim against her direct supervisor. The

Forced leave of absence without justifiable reasons held illegal

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • China
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  • July 4 2013

Recently, the Dongguan No. 3 People's Court reportedly ruled against a toy company that put five employees on 6 months' leave of absence with their

After Soma disaster, Turkey introduces new rules to protect employees of subcontractors

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Turkey
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  • November 5 2014

In the wake of the Soma mine disaster in May, the Turkish Parliament recently adopted a law amending numerous employment and Social Security laws and

Settlement agreement confidentiality strongly enforced: former Globe and Mail columnist who was ordered to repay $209,912 now required to pay $30,000 in legal costs

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Canada
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  • November 4 2014

Our regular readers will recall a previous blog about the case involving Jan Wong, a former Globe and Mail columnist, who violated the

Fixed-term employees: employer not responsible for less favorable treatment under a PHI policy

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 30 2014

The EAT has upheld a Tribunal's decision that less favorable treatment suffered by a fixed-term employee as a result of a term in a PHI policy that

The Global Employer: February 2013

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Argentina, China, Colombia, France, Global, Japan, Netherlands, Russia, Spain, Ukraine, United Kingdom, USA
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  • February 20 2013

The Global Employer: Monthly eAlert is a publication by Baker & McKenzie's Global Employment & Labor Law group designed to keep our clients and

Verbal commitment to 400m bonus pool was legally binding

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 5 2013

The Court of Appeal has confirmed that a verbal announcement of a guaranteed 400m bonus pool was legally binding. The Court also held that even

Court rules against employee who refused to take polygraph test

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • China
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  • January 9 2013

In a recent case reported in December 2012, the Shanghai Pudong District People's Court dismissed an employee's claim against his former employer for

Use it or lose it: failure to promote and police it policy compliance may lead to unfair dismissals

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Australia
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  • September 30 2013

When was the last time your company actively advertised its IT usage policies, or audited employee compliance? A recent Full Bench Appeal decision of

Whether employees’ refusal to be transferred on a business sale jeopardises capital gains exemption must be assessed on a case-by-case basis

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • France
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  • November 30 2012

With a case referred to it by the Montpellier Administrative Court for an opinion, the French Administrative Supreme Court ruled for the first time on the issue of whether a refusal by some employees to be transferred with the sale of a complete line of business is an obstacle to obtaining the exemption for professional capital gains provided in Article 238 quindecies of the French Tax Code