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Whistleblowing as a Private Right of Action in New York?
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • November 3 2016

The venerable New York Whistleblower Protection Act has long allowed employees to report misconduct by their employer, at which point the public


Blaneys Ontario Court of Appeal Summaries
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada
  • November 4 2016

Here are this week’s Court of Appeal Summaries. Civil topics covered included MVA, SABs, Family Law, vexatious litigants, employment law, simplified


Oh, the tangled web: avoiding liability for employees' off-campus activities with school students
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • April 1 2011

You've just received a phone call advising that one of the school's employees is being sued for engaging in inappropriate activity with students attending the birthday party for the employee's child


New trial ordered in police officer’s case alleging discrimination and retaliation
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 11 2011

A jury rejected Mitchell Grobeson’s claims against the City of Los Angeles and Daniel Watson for alleged unlawful discrimination, harassment, retaliation and constructive discharge


Ministerial exception barred seminarians’ claims for unpaid overtime
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 11 2011

Cesar Rosas and Jesus Alcazar were Catholic seminarians who sued the Corporation of the Catholic Archbishop for, among other things, failure to pay them overtime wages under Washington state law


High Court to decide on language tests for drivers
  • Shoosmiths LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 13 2016

Uber has won the right challenge Transport for London (TfL) in court over new rules which would require its taxi drivers to pass English tests. From


Seven to ten-month gap between allegedly discriminatory statements and an adverse job action is too long to support an inference of discrimination
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • May 7 2010

Iyare Egonmwan was a black male jail guard at the Cook County Jail


Employers may have to permit carryover of statutory holiday lost due to illness
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 29 2010

Both public and private sector employees may be entitled to carry over statutory holiday lost through illness


For your eyes only: employee privacy on employer systems
  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
  • USA
  • January 28 2010

Where is the line between an employee's right to privacy and an employer's right to monitor its employees while on company time or using company equipment or networks?


California Supreme Court will review whether firefighters have right to review and respond to adverse comments in supervisor's daily log
  • Liebert Cassidy Whitmore
  • USA
  • May 27 2014

Given the nearly identical language in the Public Safety Officers Bill of Rights Act ("POBR") as in the Firefighters' Procedural Bill of Rights Act