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Incompatible with equality? The Supreme Court rules in favour of civil partnerships for all
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • July 9 2018

The Supreme Court has ruled that legislation stating that only same sex couples can enter into a civil partnership is not compatible with its human

The EEOC Puts The Gig Economy In Its Crosshairs
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • October 19 2016

This week, the EEOC published its Strategic Enforcement Plan for 2017-2021. As in past years, the EEOC details substantive area priorities - those

Charter-ing a Different Course? Two decisions on TWU's proposed law school
  • Stewart McKelvey
  • Canada
  • August 11 2016

Appeal courts in Ontario and Nova Scotia have now issued decisions about Trinity Western University’s proposed law school (“TWU”) in British Columbia

UK HR e-briefing: the European Court of Human Rights confirms the reasonable right of employers to restrict manifestations of faith in the workplace
  • Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • January 15 2013

The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has today given its judgment in the much-publicised and now combined cases brought by Messrs Eweida

Is pregnancy discrimination illegal under Florida law? Courts are divided
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • October 10 2011

The Florida Civil Rights Act, which. among other things, prohibits sex discrimination in employment, does not prohibit pregnancy discrimination, according to a recent decision by a federal judge in Florida.

High Court finds Ministry of Health policy discriminatory
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • March 22 2011

The High Court has upheld a declaration by the Human Rights Review Tribunal that a Ministry of Health policy, which excludes parents, spouses and other resident family members from being paid for the provision of funded disability support services to their relatives, is inconsistent with section 19 of the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990 (freedom from discrimination).

Human rights and workplace policies
  • Rubin Thomlinson LLP
  • Canada
  • February 16 2010

A recent decision of the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal (the "Tribunal") has shed further light on the interaction between human rights and workplace policies.

Can I refuse to hire a smoker?
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • November 3 2009

Society is becoming increasingly intolerant of smokers.