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Singapore - MAS consults on revision to misconduct reporting requirements and proposals to mandate reference checks for representatives
  • Linklaters LLP
  • Singapore
  • August 6 2018

On 6 July 2018, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (“MAS”) issued a consultation paper (the “CP”) on (a) revisions to misconduct reporting

Workplace Investigation Alert: Reconsidering Reprisals
  • Rubin Thomlinson LLP
  • USA, Canada
  • July 24 2018

Share this post: Special note to Ontario and BC readers: If this subject is of interest to you, you may wish attend one of our related workshops. Some

MeToo at 30,000 Feet: The Unique Challenges the Anti-Harassment Movement Poses for the Airline Industry
  • Ford & Harrison LLP
  • USA
  • July 20 2018

The MeToo movement has now touched nearly every U.S. workplace, and the airline industry is no exception. The impact of the anti-harassment movement

Case summary: where a hearing panel’s penalty decision falls within a reasonable range of outcomes, deference should be given to that committee’s decision in light of its expertise
  • Harper Grey LLP
  • Canada
  • July 17 2018

A physician was held by the College’s Discipline Committee to have sexually abused four female patients

Can an employee be dismissed for misconduct which is serious, but not gross?
  • Boyes Turner LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 12 2018

In June 2018 the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) in Quintiles Commercial UK Limited v Mr A Barongo UKEAT025517JOJ was asked to consider whether an

Third Circuit Reversal on Sexual Harassment Claim References Revelations of “Me-Too” Era
  • Cozen O'Connor
  • USA
  • July 11 2018

In a July 3, 2018, opinion based in part on the revelations of the “Me-Too” era, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit held that an

200 tips in two years: The continued progress of the OSC’s Whistleblower Program
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • July 11 2018

On June 29, 2018, the Ontario Securities Commission (“OSC”) released an update detailing the progress of its Whistleblower Program. As we have

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

No requirement for gross misconduct for summary dismissal
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • June 28 2018

The EAT has held that a series of acts of misconduct by an employee can constitute a breach of the implied duty of mutual trust and confidence

Dismissal without single act of gross misconduct
  • Birketts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 26 2018

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has considered the fairness of a summary dismissal, in circumstances where the employee had not committed a