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Romance in the workplace
  • Hugh James Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • January 25 2018

Today is St Dwynwen’s Day, which is considered to be the Welsh equivalent of St Valentine’s day. Despite this, Dwynwen’s story is not what we would

‘Over the top’ discipline: rethinking bullying in the public service
  • BAL Lawyers
  • Australia
  • January 19 2018

Recent cases show that bullying in the public service can take place through otherwise legitimate mechanisms, such as reassignment decisions and

Employment Law 2017 - A Look Back on Key Developments
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • January 10 2018

Looking back on 2017, we saw some interesting developments across the many areas of employment law. Worldwide, 2017 marked the rise of the MeToo

Obesity Discrimination Claims Allowed to Proceed Under California Law
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • January 10 2018

Is obesity a disability under California law? Are a supervisor’s alleged “fat remarks” sufficient evidence of disability discrimination? On December

Race discrimination
  • Addleshaw Goddard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 21 2017

The Employment Tribunal has found an employer vicariously liable for direct discrimination after a co-worker told a Polish colleague that he and his

Canadian Government Makes Changes to Maternity, Parental and Caregiving Benefits and Takes Action against Harassment and Violence in the Workplace The HR Space
  • Fasken
  • Canada
  • November 29 2017

The federal government’s previously announced changes to the Employment Insurance (“EI”) program concerning parental, maternity and caregiving

Managing bullying in the workplace
  • Hugh James Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • November 24 2017

One of the most basic expectations that employees have is to be treated with dignity and respect at work. Bullying in the workplace is a growing

Employers shouldn’t stand-by if they don’t want their employees to and other lessons from RT’s Workplace Bystander Survey
  • Rubin Thomlinson LLP
  • Canada
  • October 13 2017

Although there is a lot of buzz around bystanders these days, most of this discussion relates to encouraging bystander interventions in order to curb

Employer required to pay over $1.4M damages to employee for psychiatric injury resulting from managerial mistreatment
  • Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers
  • Australia
  • September 5 2017

The defendant was found liable for the plaintiff's psychiatric injury for failing to take timely and determinative action in response to complaints

Five Reasons to Retain External Legal Counsel to Conduct Workplace Investigations
  • Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP
  • Canada
  • August 18 2017

Words such as harassment, bullying, and sexual harassment are fast becoming a staple of workplace vernacular and, with headlines like those above