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Court declines to quash bid ban imposed by city on paving company
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • August 7 2018

A recent Ontario court decision illustrates the serious business implications that Occupational Health and Safety Act compliance issues or disputes


Should the UK follow New Zealand’s example and add paid leave for domestic violence victims to the Domestic Abuse Bill?
  • Dentons
  • New Zealand, United Kingdom
  • August 1 2018

New Zealand, perhaps surprisingly, has the highest rate of domestic violence in the world. To combat this, a new policy has been introduced that


Legal maximum working temperature?
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • August 1 2018

Britain’s most recent heatwave has resurrected the idea of having a legal maximum working temperature. Where work is performed in buildings without


Testing the limits of religious and philosophical belief discrimination
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • August 1 2018

The Equality Act 2010 (the 2010 Act) prohibits direct discrimination, indirect discrimination and harassment in the workplace in respect of religion


Occupational health and safety charges in fatality case dismissed for delay
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • July 31 2018

An Ontario appeal judge has upheld the dismissal of Occupational Health and Safety Act charges against employees due to delay. The charges followed


Unfair Dismissal: extending the date of dismissal by the statutory notice period
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • July 25 2018

The recent case of Lancaster & Duke v. Wileman is a useful reminder to employers that terminating an employee’s employment in the week before they


Acas Annual Report
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • July 20 2018

Acas has issued its first annual report since the July 2017 Supreme Court judgment declaring employment tribunal fees unlawful (a previous blog post


Government proposes major overhaul of Gender Recognition Act
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • July 19 2018

The Government Equality Office (GEO) is proposing reform of the Gender Recognition Act 2004. This Act enables transgender people to obtain legal


Distracted by mobile phones: forklift operators guilty of occupational health and safety offence
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • July 17 2018

Two forklift operators were recently found guilty under the Occupational Health and Safety Act for using mobile phones while sitting on their


Royal Mencap Society v Tomlinson-Blake
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • July 13 2018

The Court of Appeal has today handed down it’s much anticipated decision in the case of Royal Mencap Society v Tomlinson-Blake. The decision has