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Litigation Trends 2017
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • Global, United Kingdom, USA
  • March 27 2017

A recently proposed bill, if passed as introduced, would dramatically alter the class-action landscape in 2017 and beyond. Representative Bob


End of financial year WA insurance update
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • July 5 2016

The District Court has determined that intermittent casual employment may be deemed ‘concurrent employment’ when assessing weekly payments under the


Doing Business in Australia
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia, Global, OECD, USA
  • September 7 2016

Australia is a great place to do business, offering a powerful combination of economic, legal and geographic advantages. Our 25 years of


Chatham Kent (Municipality) v. National Automobile, Aerospace, Transportation and General Workers Union of Canada (CAW Canada), Local 127 (Clarke Grievance), 2007 O.L.A.A. No. 135 (“Chatham Kent”)
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • May 11 2011

In ChathamKent, the employer terminated the employment of Jessica Clarke ("Clarke") for breach of the confidentiality agreement, insubordination, and conduct unbefitting a personal caregiver at the home for the aged where she worked


The dismissal of an emergency room employee for breach of confidentiality is confirmed
  • Lavery de Billy LLP
  • Canada
  • February 16 2015

In a decision rendered on December 30, 2014, arbitrator Nathalie Faucher concluded that the dismissal imposed by a hospital centre on an employee for


New Government legislation programme: industry & sector specific breakdown- SpringSummer 2015
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • January 16 2015

The Irish Government has published its legislation programme for the SpringSummer 2015 parliamentary session. There are 32 Bills which are currently


Court denies motion to compel arbitration filed three days before trial
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • April 11 2012

In Cole v. Jersey City Medical Center, the New Jersey Appellate Division held that an employer is precluded from enforcing an arbitration provision in an employment contract because it waited until three days before trial to raise arbitration as a defense


Administrative, court & other decisions
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 6 2012

The National Mediation Board denied an election interference complaint from the Teamsters against the IAM and United Continental Holdings Inc


Labour arbitrators need not be "correct" just be "reasonable"
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • December 13 2011

The courts have long struggled with the degree of deference which should be shown to labour relations arbitrators


Employees are required to disclose confidential medical information for accommodation purposes
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • May 25 2012

A recent Ontario arbitral award is reshaping the way employers and employees must approach the legal duty to accommodate employees with disabilities in the workplace