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A recent case has highlighted the importance of keeping detailed employee records in cases of dismissal.
  • Holding Redlich
  • Australia
  • April 24 2018

On 13 April 2018, in the decision Mr Vijayan Kothandan v Transdev Melbourne Pty Ltd TA Transdev 2018 FWC 2119, the Fair Work Commission

When Medical Opinions Collide
  • K&L Gates
  • Australia
  • February 26 2018

Determining whether an employee is fit to return to work is a common challenge faced by employers. Employers are required to rely on the opinions of

Life sciences & Healthcare in Ukraine - 2017 in Review
  • Kinstellar
  • Ukraine
  • February 2 2018

Establishment of the National Healthcare Service of Ukraine (the "Service"

Obese Employees May Be Protected Under FEHA
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • February 1 2018

In December 2017, the California Court of Appeal published a decision confirming obesity is a protected disability in California if it has a

GC Memorandum 18-02 Suggests a More Sane Approach to Independent Contractors
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • December 18 2017

In GC Memo 18-02, in what may bring some holiday cheer to employers around the country, the newly appointed General Counsel walked back the prior

The weaknesses of evidence based on recollection
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 26 2017

Leggatt J (whose promotion to the Court of Appeal has just been announced) today handed down his judgment in the high profile Commercial Court

The Supreme Court concludes there is no need to prove psychiatric illness to establish mental injury: Saadati v. Moorhead
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • July 18 2017

Is a Plaintiff required to prove that they suffer from a recognized psychiatric illness in order to recover for mental injury? The Supreme Court has

The DTSA and Inevitable Disclosure
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • May 30 2017

A recent decision in the Northern District of Illinois gave life to the inevitable disclosure doctrine under the Defend Trade Secrets Act. Inevitable

Ohio Workers’ Compensation: Pre-Existing Conditions and the Right to Participate
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • May 22 2017

An area of both judicial and legislative focus for many years in the Ohio Workers’ Compensation system concerns the extent to which workers’

Mental Health Awareness Week: issues in the workplace
  • Taylor Vinters LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 11 2017

Whilst many physical disabilities are self-evident, ‘invisible’ or ‘hidden’ conditions such as depression are not always as easy for employers to spot