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Employer alert on “swine flu”

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Canada
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  • May 1 2009

The confirmation that the contagion, "swine flu", is present in Canada, raises potential issues about the rights and responsibilities of both employers and employees

US Court of Appeals holds NLRB lacks authority to act

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • USA
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  • April 5 2013

US employers continue to face uncertainty and increased risk due to decisions and enforcement actions by governmental agencies, including the

Trade unions and works councils

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Colombia
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  • April 5 2013

In Colombia all employees enjoy freedom of association, so they may form, join or leave professional organizations protecting their rights and

Collective dismissals - deviating from the reflection principle

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Netherlands
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  • April 5 2013

The reflection principle, used to select employees for redundancy (in Dutch: afspiegelingsbeginsel), was introduced in March 2006. The reflection

When does an accident arise “out of and in the course of employment”?

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Hong Kong
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  • January 31 2012

Employers often require a mobile workforce and many employees from Hong Kong are expected to travel to the Mainland and other locations as part of their duties

We're all going on a summer holiday

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Australia
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  • December 12 2013

Undoubtedly, one of the main reasons for the spring in everyone's step at this time of year is the fast approaching holiday period. It's that time

Harrisson v NCL (Bahamas) Ltd., No. 11-12179 (11th Cir. Aug. 22, 2012)

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • USA
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  • January 14 2013

Erikson Harrisson was a former employee of NCL (Bahamas) Ltd. (“NCL”). Following an injury sustained at work, Harrisson sued NCL in Florida state

Three emails raising health and safety concerns sent to two recipients separately amounted to a qualifying disclosure

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 26 2014

The EAT has held that three emails which raised health and safety concerns over employees driving in the snow that were sent to two recipients

Date for payment of social security tax extended

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Argentina
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  • March 26 2014

The effective date of the procedure for payment of social security payments and contributions towards the "RENATEA" provided by resolution (RENATEA

Complaints under new anti-bullying laws can deal with pre-1 January 2014 events

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Australia
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  • March 26 2014

In considering the scope of new anti-bullying laws, the Fair Work Commission (FWC) has ruled that an applicant can complain about bullying incidents