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Privacy Commissioner cautions against excessive collection and use of biometric data
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Hong Kong
  • July 31 2015

Comprehensive guidance on the collection and use of biometric data, such as DNA, fingerprint and facial recognition data, was released by the Office


Redundancy during maternity leave - when does the duty to offer a suitable alternative vacancy arise?
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • February 28 2015

The EAT has held that the duty to offer a woman on maternity leave a suitable alternative vacancy in priority to other candidates under Regulation 10


The global employer: recent trends and developments in employment and labor law
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Philippines, Sweden, Ukraine, United Kingdom, USA, Argentina, China, Hong Kong
  • March 26 2015

2014 was marked by high profile rulings and laws that had an important impact on employees and employers alike. Both the judicial as well as the


No more stacking the deck: Employees’ Voting Rights Act brings changes to federal union certification and decertification processes
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • USA
  • March 26 2015

On June 16, 2015, Bill C-525, commonly known as the Employees' Voting Rights Act ("EVRA"), will come into force. EVRA will make some minor, but


Spain - a WhatsApp conversation terminates employee
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Spain
  • March 30 2015

According to the Galician Regional Labor Court (judgment dated 25 April 2014), a private WhatsApp conversation of a former employee that was


To arbitrate or not to arbitrate: alternatives to litigation in the employment context (part 1)
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • USA
  • April 14 2015

A recent article published by The Wall Street Journal discussed a growing trend by American employers to include arbitration clauses in their


Turkey imposes new occupational health and safety requirements
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Turkey
  • April 27 2015

Turkey has adopted a new law, effective April 23, imposing, among other things, new occupational health and safety requirements on employers


WARN(ing) employees of mass layoffs RIF series
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • USA
  • July 8 2015

With oil prices not yet making the recovery that most Texas companies had hoped, many businesses are facing subsequent layoffs. As most companies know


U.S. employer update
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • USA
  • February 9 2015

2014 was another busy year for employers. In this newsletter we identify and provide proactive tips to address the top developments that impact


California reverses trial court's USD 90 million award to security guard for missed rest breaks
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • USA
  • March 26 2015

On December 31, 2014, in Augustus v. ABM Security Services, Inc., a California appeals court, in an unpublished option, reversed a trial court's