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Abusive workplace claims: the experience of French and English employers
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • France, United Kingdom, USA
  • October 6 2010

Earlier this year, the New York State Senate passed a bill to outlaw "abusive work environments" in New York by creating a civil cause of action against employers who fail to prevent "abusive conduct" against their employees


SOX whistleblower provision does not apply to employee working overseas, says the Department of Labor
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 17 2012

Money moves easily in international channels, but laws tend to get stuck at the borders


Religious discrimination claim roils UK
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • April 7 2010

It has been said that the U.S. and the U.K. are two nations “divided by a common language,” and the same observation also could be applied to their discrimination laws


Protecting your business against raiding and lift-outs in the UK
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 25 2010

When the Vikings roamed the North Sea, a deep moat, a high wall and a vat of boiling oil were essential tools to keep raiders at bay


Common pitfalls to avoid when drafting global compensation plans
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • February 25 2010

Paying employees on a commission basis is commonly accepted as a good way to increase sales of a product or service - in the United States


The French Supreme Court imposes an obligation to monitor the working days of management-level employees
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 16 2011

The French Supreme Court recently rendered a widely publicized decision which restates strict rules that employers must comply with to avoid the payment of overtime to employees whose work hours cannot be predetermined


Multinational employers face multiple Facebook rulings
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • July 7 2011

Recent prosecutions by the National Labor Relations Board have the employer community all atwitter over the Board’s apparent social media policy


Fight against corruption in the EU and in France
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • European Union, France
  • August 31 2010

Ethics in the conduct of international business has become a priority issue in a globalized context


French Supreme Court rejects paternity benefits for same-sex partners
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • France
  • June 30 2010

In France, fathers of newborn children are entitled to a paternity leave of eleven days in case of a single birth, and eighteen days in case of multiple births


U.K. adopts expanded paternity leave benefits
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 30 2010

In the U.K., legislation approved shortly before the recent change in government has dramatically expanded the paternity leave benefit afforded to employees, which had been limited to two weeks’ leave with a statutory entitlement to be paid £124.88 a week, or 90 of normal weekly earnings if lower (albeit that many employers pay those taking paternity leave at their full rate of pay even where it exceeds the maximum statutory entitlement