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Florida Appellate Court: open meeting law applies to collective bargaining
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • October 21 2014

In a crucial victory for transparency, a Florida state appeals court ruled on Oct. 21, 2014, that the law will not "condone hiding behind federal


Appeals court rules that pension plan members not entitled to indexing
  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
  • Canada
  • March 13 2013

In a recent decision, the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal ruled that members of the Saskatchewan public service pension plan are not entitled to indexed


Religious institutions: August 2014
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • August 6 2014

The IRS allegedly has a procedure in place for "signature authority" to initiate a church tax investigation or examination, subject to an independent


When a woman loves a woman: the Supreme Court strikes down DOMA
  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2013

This morning, in a landmark ruling for gay rights, the Supreme Court of the United States struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), on Fifth


Civil service pensions and outsourcing early retirement rights
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • August 21 2014

Cabinet Office has said it will appeal this decision. Who is this decision relevant to? Public authorities with outsourced functions. Private sector


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


Suing the state: class action or “mass action”
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • October 31 2014

Wisconsin's court of appeals recently clarified the extent to which class-action lawsuits may be brought against Wisconsin governmental entitles


Employers are required to provide unions with the contact information for retirees
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • November 6 2014

On July 14, 2014, Ontario Labour Arbitrator Thomas Kuttner was asked to decide whether the Greater Essex County District School Board (the “School


Illinois trial court holds that village does not have to pay attorneys’ fees to firefighter’s attorney for claim under the Public Safety Employee Benefits Act
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 17 2013

The Village of Oak Brook recently obtained a significant victory in the growing body of litigation brought by public safety employees for substantial


Michigan Court of Appeals approves health benefits for unrelated co-residents of state employees
  • Miller Canfield PLC
  • USA
  • January 16 2013

On January 8, 2013, the Michigan Court of Appeals, in a two-to-one decision, held that the Michigan Civil Service Commission could extend eligibility