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Ebola outbreak in Spain what should employers be doing?

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • Spain
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  • October 14 2014

The sad news that a Spanish nurse has contracted the Ebola virus is shocking but perhaps not unexpected. It was inevitably only a matter of time

Fees for intervention in the UK a matter of perception

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 24 2014

The UK Government has recently published its response to the Triennial Review of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). One of the areas considered

EU Advocate General’s decision on obesity as disability makes fat lot of difference

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • European Union
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  • July 17 2014

In the end, the Advocate General reached the inevitable conclusion that obesity by itself is not automatically a disability, but can be if and when

France gives employers the power to ban alcohol in the office. Santé!

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • France
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  • July 16 2014

Certain occasions call for a celebratory drink in the workplace - a colleague departing, a deal gone well or perhaps the end of a hard week. Yet from

Fair share fees still constitutional for school districts

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • USA
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  • July 1 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court, in Harris v. Quinn decided on June 30, 2014, declined the opportunity to overhaul the structure of public sector "fair share"

Comparing the issues for employers in supporting employees after cancer and with mental health issues

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 12 2014

This post is a "conversation" between Barbara Wilson of Working with Cancer and Alex Tambourides, Hammersmith and Fulham MIND. BW: I do find it

When the doctor’s “sick note” won’t cut it

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • Australia
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  • March 13 2014

The management of long term sickness absence cases can be difficult for employers. This is particularly relevant if an employee is reluctant to

How to stub out the problems with e-cigarettes

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 7 2014

A reported 1.3m people in the UK currently use e-cigarettes. Also known as "personal vaporisers", which sounds like something straight out of Start

Supporting those affected by cancer to return to work

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 17 2014

In the UK there are currently over 750,000 people of working age living with cancer. This represents over a third of the 2 million living with cancer

Mental health and UK employment law part 6

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • New Zealand, United Kingdom
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  • February 7 2014

Yesterday was 'Time to Talk' day, a day about getting people to talk about mental health. Why does talking about mental health matter to business? It