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Heenan Blaikie LLP | Canada | 6 Oct 2010

Hiring process and handicap: when a breach of the bond of trust prevents reasonable accommodation

Is an employer legally obligated to consider the job application of a person that it previously fired?


Jorden Burt LLP | USA | 6 May 2010

Fifth Circuit reverses finds arbitrator’s adverse inference protected employee’s interests

In a suit arising out of alleged employment discrimination, Dillard’s Inc. appealed the district court’s decision to vacate an arbitration award to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.


Fisher Phillips | USA | 1 Jan 2010

Does not renewing a teacher’s contract risk an employment lawsuit?

Before deciding to terminate a teacher’s employment contract, a school is likely to take several steps.


McCarthy Tétrault LLP | Canada | 18 Dec 2009

Year in review - key labour and employment decisions of 2009

As another year draws to an end, we are once again reflecting on what the past year has brought to the labour and employment scene in Canada.


Howes Percival LLP | United Kingdom | 17 Aug 2009

Motive of employer irrelevant when establishing discrimination

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that an employer's motive, even if benign, is irrelevant when considering whether or not that employer has discriminated against an employee on the grounds of their race.


WeirFoulds LLP | Canada | 27 Nov 2008

Duty to accommodate Supreme Court of Canada rehabilitates the undue hardship threshold

A recent decision of Canada's top court signals a pendulum swing in the judicial attitude towards the employer's burden.


Jones Day | Germany | 2 Jul 2007

Discrimination against women in the workplace

Discrimination based on gender is prohibited at least, that’s what Germany’s new General Equal Treatment Act says.

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