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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


Disciplinary action and suspension for misconduct: guidance from UK Court of Appeal
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 19 2012

The Court of Appeal decision in Crawford and another v Suffolk Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust 2012 EWCA Civ 138 provides guidance as to the procedural standards required in misconduct cases in which dismissal is likely to impact on the employee's ability to pursue hisher chosen career


Reed Smith, partner in the sixth parliamentary meeting about health at work
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • France
  • May 4 2016

This alert sums up the sixth parliamentary meeting on well-being at work. Reed Smith was a partner in these meetings for the second successive year


Asbestos: the French State Council (“Conseil d’Etat”) holds the state liable when an employer is deemed responsible for asbestos-related occupational diseases and inexcusable faults
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • France
  • November 19 2015

On the 9th of November 2015, the French State Council ("Conseil d'Etat") admitted for the first time the possibility for an employer held liable on


Ban on mandatory OT for nurses effective this year
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • January 16 2009

On October 9, 2008, Governor Ed Rendell provided a victory for nurses' unions by signing the Prohibition on Excessive Overtime in Health Care Act


Breach of contractual disciplinary procedure may lead to significant loss of earnings claims
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 21 2010

The Court of Appeal has ruled that an employee subject to a contractual disciplinary procedure, who was dismissed for misconduct in breach of that procedure may, in principle, recover damages for loss of future employment prospects


Congressional hearings on ACA implementation issues (Feb. 9-10)
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • February 4 2011

On February 9, 2011, the House Education and the Workforce Committee is holding a hearing on "The Impact of the Health Care Law on the Economy, Employers, and the Workforce."


New EEOC rules require U.S. employers to revise procedures for acquiring and using medical information
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • December 16 2010

On January 10, 2011, employers will become subject to new regulations issued by the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") that interpret the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 ("GINA"


Guidance released regarding Medicare Part D subsidy reconciliation process
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • July 3 2007

The Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement and Modernization Act of 2003 gave employers that provide prescription drug coverage to retirees the ability, starting in 2006, to apply for a Medicare Part D subsidy payment (“Subsidy”


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