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The NHS lead
  • Thirty Nine Essex Street
  • United Kingdom
  • April 1 2014

To ensure the dignity and rights of vulnerable groups are recognised is a notable aim. Taken alongside the House of Lords review, this judgment gives

Not black enough: $11,000 damages for discrimination based on colour
  • Stewart McKelvey
  • Canada
  • August 13 2014

A former employee of the Nova Scotia Black Educators Association ("BEA") was awarded $11,000 in damages, plus pre-judgement interest, after a Board

Teething Trouble - Poor Levels of Compliance with Reporting Requirement Under UK Modern Slavery Act Need to be Addressed
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • September 13 2017

According to research published by the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply, more than one third of organisations required to complete a

New human rights and privacy protections for ‘genetic test results’ introduced
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • July 23 2015

Federally-regulated employers may soon be seeing changes to privacy and human rights laws in relation to genetic information. On June 9, 2015, the

Africa update - July 24, 2014
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA, Africa
  • July 24 2014

On July 17th, Libya's Foreign Minister Mohamed Abdelaziz asked the United Nations (U.N.) Security Council for assistance protecting oil installations

Applications for leave to appeal dismissed - 18 August 2016
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • August 18 2016

Mr. Vandermeulen was charged with several offences. The last charge was laid on February 27, 2010. A preliminary inquiry began on November 22, 2011

BC Human Rights Tribunal issues new Rules of Practice and Procedure
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • July 30 2014

Following on its new complaint and application forms introduced earlier this year, the British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal recently issued new

Recent judgment by European Court of Human Rights challenges existing statutes of limitation in asbestos-related case
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union
  • June 30 2014

In its judgment of 11 March 2014, the European Court of Human Rights challenged existing statutes of limitation in Europe. The Court granted an

Modern Slavery Act 2015: new requirements for all businesses
  • White & Case LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 2 2015

Modern Slavery Act 2015: Requirement for Annual Statements on Slavery and Human Trafficking in Businesses and their Supply Chains New rules in the UK

Extra territoriality and the scope of Article 2
  • Thirty Nine Essex Street
  • United Kingdom
  • January 21 2014

In Smith & Ors v Ministry of Defence: Ellis v Ministry of Defence, Allbutt & Ors v Ministry of Defence 2013 UKSC 4, seven Justices of the Supreme