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Network interference - a legal guide to the commercial risks and rewards of the social media phenomenon
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, Global, United Kingdom, USA
  • April 22 2014

Social media is a revolution in the way in which corporations communicate with consumers. This White Paper will help you to maximise the huge


Employees can’t sue hospital for negligence, breach of contract, after personal data breach
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2015

In a favorable decision for defendants in data breach litigation, the Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County held that the economic


Wellness programs and biometric screening: lessons from recent EEOC attacks
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • November 11 2014

For employers, a healthy workforce can mean improved productivity, lower absence rates, and a reduction in health insurance costs. In an effort to


Workers required to request holiday whilst on sick leave in order to qualify for holiday pay
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 10 2011

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has provided important clarification on the annual leave entitlement under the Working Time Regulations 1998 (WTR) of workers (including employees) who are off work on long-term sick leave


Sexual harassment in the workplace
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • China, Hong Kong
  • November 18 2010

There have been cases where doctors have been sued for sexual harassment of their colleagues in the workplace


TUPE and constructive dismissal
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 25 2009

In an important decision concerning TUPE transfers, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has given guidance in the case of Tapere v South London & Maudsley NHS Trust on, first, the interpretation of mobility clauses in the context of a TUPE transfer and, secondly, on Reg 4(9) TUPE, which allows a transferred employee to treat themselves as dismissed if a relevant transfer involves a substantial change in working conditions which is to the employee’s material detriment


UK update - type 2 diabetes controlled by diet is not automatically a disability
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 26 2015

In Metroline Travel v Stoute, the Employment Appeal Tribunal ("EAT") decided that employees with type 2 diabetes controlled by diet (rather than


Loose lips sink... providers?
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • April 30 2013

Can a medical corporation be directly liable under New York law for breaching its common law fiduciary duty of confidentiality when a non-physician


What Ebola means for employers worldwide
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 17 2014

As more terrible news of the on-going Ebola epidemic continues to reach us each day, and with the disease showing no sign of slowing, employers


Close counts in horseshoes, hand grenades and sales: Supreme Court holds pharmaceutical representatives exempt under FLSA
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • June 21 2012

On June 18, 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court resolved a split among the U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeals, holding that pharmaceutical sales representatives are exempt outside sales employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”