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Failure to consult about subjective selection makes redundancy unfair
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • August 8 2018

As most employers will be aware, an employee dismissed due to genuine redundancy cannot claim unfair dismissal. Under section 389 of the Fair Work Act


Workplace Harassment - Employer Obligations
  • SpringLaw
  • USA, Canada
  • August 1 2018

We see almost daily news items about workplace harassment, and employers can expect an uptick in worker awareness and complaints of workplace


What can Medicaid plans and providers expect as a result of new CMS Medicaid integrity initiatives?
  • Dykema Gossett PLLC
  • USA
  • July 19 2018

On June 26, 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced several initiatives to strengthen Medicaid integrity. While these


Zero tolerance for "zero tolerance" policies
  • Constangy Brooks Smith & Prophete LLP
  • USA
  • July 13 2018

"Zero tolerance" is too blunt an instrument, and it may even increase bad behavior. Chai Feldblum, a Democratic Commissioner of the Equal Employment


Clarity on Legality of Work Rules Under NLRA has Arrived!
  • Dykema Gossett PLLC
  • USA
  • July 3 2018

Last month, in an effort to clarify what types of employee handbook rules are lawful under the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”), the General


Discrimination arising from disability: is knowledge of the consequences of disability required?
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 2 2018

No. In City of York Council v Grosset, a disabled employee was dismissed for misconduct. The Court of Appeal found that there was discrimination


National Labor Relations Board’s General Counsel Releases Memorandum Providing Guidance On Handbook Rules After Its December 2017 Boeing Decision
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • June 25 2018

On June 6, 2018, the National Labor Relation Board’s (“NLRB” or “Board”) General Counsel issued Memorandum GC 18-04 (“GC 18-04”), which provides


NLRB Issues Guidance Memorandum for Workplace Rules
  • Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
  • USA
  • June 21 2018

As we reported last December, the NLRB, in The Boeing Company, 365 NLRB No. 154 (2017), reversed its workplace rule standard under Lutheran Heritage


Staff Notice 46-308 - Securities Law Implications for Offerings of Tokens
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • June 15 2018

On June 11, 2018, Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) issued Staff Notice 46-308 Securities Law Implications for Offerings of Tokens (the


Winning Harassment Claims in the MeToo Era
  • Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
  • USA
  • June 14 2018

In this MeToo era, employers are, understandably, a little sensitive when someone raises a claim of harassment. Even with the heightened sense of