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Deepcut inquest to examine bullying claims
  • Bolt Burdon Kemp
  • United Kingdom
  • August 7 2017

A fresh inquest into the death of a vulnerable young solider at Deepcut barracks will examine whether he was hounded to death by “bullying and

Employment tribunal case highlights the importance of appropriate performance management
  • Wrigleys Solicitors LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 1 2017

In Mrs M Williams v Meddygfa Rhydbach Surgery & Others, an employment tribunal has found that an employee was constructively unfairly dismissed when

United we stand. But lawfully.
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • Australia
  • August 1 2017

Trade union conduct is constantly changing, and our team have observed trends that are reshaping the boundaries, and that have already begun to

Recent High Court decisions on fair procedures during investigations - Can Lyons v Longford Westmeath Education and Training Board already be distinguished on its facts?
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • July 26 2017

The recent decision of the High Court in the case of Lyons v Longford Westmeath Education and Training Board is being closely watched by employers

CU Up To Date Quarterly Update - July 2017
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • July 21 2017

With so much change in environmental and work health and safety regulation, itâs easy to drown in a sea of paper when

New Acas guidance on cyber bullying
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • July 7 2017

The unstoppable rise of social media and online networking has led perhaps inevitably to the emergence of a new type of workplace bullying - cyber

Board Chairperson held to be a ‘worker’ with standing to apply for a stop bullying order from the Fair Work Commission: In application by Adamson 2017 FWC 1976
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • June 27 2017

A recent decision of the Fair Work Commission means that boardroom disagreements and behaviours may now be the subject of scrutiny and, where

Workplace Violence Occurring At Alarming Rate: Time For Employers To Be Proactive
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • June 19 2017

It’s a news headline we’ve see too often, including several times in recent weeks: another disgruntled employee or former employee has entered the

Just how "fair" do employee investigations need to be? A new High Court case to be aware of
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • June 16 2017

Conducting a fair investigation can be a legal minefield for many employers and a recent High Court decision (Michael Lyons v Longford Westmeath

Can you fire an employee for off-duty misconduct? You betcha!
  • Constangy Brooks Smith & Prophete LLP
  • USA
  • June 9 2017

Every now and then, I am told that it’s unfair for employers to take action against employees who misbehave off duty. “No it isn’t,” I reply. Although