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Six year delay in claim to UK tribunal potentially excused by mental health issues
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • May 12 2015

This is Mental Health Awareness Week in the UK, so here are two brief and totally unrelated perspectives on mental health issues in the workplace


UK High Court gives useful recap on liability for stress-induced psychiatric illness in the workplace (part 2)
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • April 14 2015

In Part 1 of this piece we considered the requirement of foreseeability as a condition of establishing an employer’s liability for stress-related


UK High Court gives useful recap on liability for stress-induced psychiatric illness in the workplace (part 1)
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • April 8 2015

Every so often, there comes along a case which becomes the new baseline by which decisions in a particular field are made. In relation to employer


EEOC begins process to regulate employer-sponsored wellness programs
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • March 24 2015

Many employers offer wellness programs to employeessuch as providing rewards to employees for participating in health and wellness programs (e


House focuses on public health, 21st Century Cures, and VA; Senate HELP committee organizes and considers Employer Wellness Programs
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • January 26 2015

On Tuesday, January 27, the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Health will take its first look at public health legislation for


Schools reacting to Ebola should take steps to protect cleaning staffs
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • October 21 2014

Recent news that a woman with Ebola traveled to Ohio has led many Ohio schools to close out of an abundance of caution to clean entire buildings


Ebola outbreak in Spain what should employers be doing?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Spain
  • 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
  • United Kingdom
  • 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
  • European Union
  • 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
  • France
  • 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