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California DFEH’s new transgender regulations go into effect
  • Dentons
  • USA
  • August 15 2017

Effective July 1, 2017, California employers became subject to new regulations, promulgated by the California Department of Fair Employment and


Citing unfairness: court throws out criminal negligence charge against boom truck operator
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • August 15 2017

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently considered a criminal negligence charge against a boom truck operator who pleaded guilty to an Occupational Health and Safety Act charge in a case involving a workplace fatality


Successful appeal against health and safety fine in the Court of Appeal
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • August 10 2017

Tata Steel UK recently secured a significant reduction of a health and safety fine by appealing the fine to the Court of Appeal. It is understood to


Saskatchewan Court of Appeal confirms acquittal following workplace fatality in grain terminal
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • August 8 2017

The Saskatchewan Court of Appeal recently dismissed the crown's appeal of the acquittal of an employer in a case involving a worker who died of suffocation in a grain terminal


Supreme Court upholds employer's 'no free accident' alcohol and drug policy
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • August 1 2017

The Supreme Court recently released a landmark decision reinforcing the right of employers to take proactive risk mitigation and management measures through alcohol and drug policies to ensure workplace safety


Non compete clauses and employees destined for greatness
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • July 31 2017

The case of Egon Zehnder Ltd v. Mary Caroline Tillman is another useful reminder to ensure that restrictive covenants are fit for purpose and, whilst


Multiple claims must be based on the same facts
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • July 31 2017

Rule 9 of the Tribunal Rules 2013 allows two or more claimants to make their claims on the same claim form (ET1) if their claims are based on the same


Do employees need to disclose intention to compete?
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • July 31 2017

All employment contracts have an implied term ensuring that employees will serve their employer with good faith and fidelity. This implied term covers


Long-term loss of earnings and whistleblowing
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • July 31 2017

In Small v. Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals NHS Trust the Court of Appeal has held that where a claimant's employment has been terminated due to a


Redundancy sickness absence and disability discrimination
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • July 31 2017

In Charlesworth v. Dransfields Engineering Services Ltd the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) upheld the Employment Tribunal's (ET) decision that