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'1-2-3-4 let's go door-to-door' chanting stops for employer after independent contractor finding

  • Squire Sanders
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  • Australia
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  • August 29 2012

The engagement of door-to-door sales representatives as independent contractors has proven to be a costly mistake for one insurance company

A reflection on California's new employment laws, part III

  • Squire Sanders
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  • USA
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  • December 21 2011

As previously reported, new laws signed by the Governor will become effective beginning January 1, 2012, and employers should be aware of these new legal requirements including the following

China’s new Social Insurance law

  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
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  • China
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  • September 13 2011

China has introduced its first comprehensive Social Insurance legislation which will apply to both Chinese nationals and foreign nationals working in China

Sixth Circuit follows Fifth Circuit in holding that insurance company has no duty to defend company with breach of contract exclusion in insurance policy where claims against it would not have existed but for the breach

  • Squire Sanders
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  • USA
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  • January 18 2011

The Sixth Circuit affirmed the Western District of Kentucky's grant of summary judgment in favor of an insurer, concluding that the insurer had no duty to defend the insured company who hired a person alleged to have disclosed to the company the proprietary information of his former employer

Redundancy during maternity leave: suitable available vacancies

  • Squire Sanders
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 20 2010

Employees facing redundancy whilst on maternity leave are in a stronger position than their colleagues

New law prohibits genetic discrimination

  • Squire Sanders
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  • USA
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  • May 30 2008

On May 21, 2008 President Bush signed the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA

EU says Equitable Life policyholders should be compensated

  • Squire Sanders
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • July 6 2007

The European Parliament last month supported a report, written by Liberal Democrat Diana Wallis, which urges the British Government to assist policyholders who suffered severe losses when Equitable Life got into financial difficulties in 2000