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The perils of privacy breaches by hospital employees
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • August 16 2015

Canadian privacy laws contain a basic safeguarding principle: access to personal information may only be granted on a need-to-know basis. Snooping


Unionized hospitals must tread carefully before implementing communicable disease policies
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA
  • October 20 2011

Recently, in Virginia Mason Hospital, 357 NLRB No. 53, the National Labor Relations Board considered whether a Seattle hospital violated its duty to bargain under the National Labor Relations Act when it implemented a flu-prevention policy that required nurses to wear a mask if they refused to be immunized against influenza


What’s new in the Polish law? An overview of selected changes in regulations and their impact on business
  • Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP
  • Poland
  • February 9 2016

The General Data Protection Regulation will force businesses to make numerous changes in their data protection policies. Failure to comply with the


Arbitrator Rules “Vaccinate or Mask” Influenza Policy Unreasonable Exercise of Management Rights
  • MLT Aikins LLP
  • Canada
  • April 11 2016

In a decision issued September 8, 2015 Ontario Arbitrator James Hayes struck down the Sault Area Hospital’s policy requiring health care


Courts Remind Arbitrators and Employers: Proper Investigation of Employee Medical Marijuana Use is a High Priority
  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • Canada
  • January 19 2017

The courts have again reminded employers-and arbitrators-of the importance of a proper investigation and analysis when an employee is discovered to be


Employee Surveillance: Is a Doctor's Impression Reasonable Grounds?
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • September 29 2016

When doubts exist about whether a disability or illness claim is genuine, surveillance may be an effective way for an employer to confirm or dispel


Conducting Business in Ukraine 2016
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Ukraine
  • May 11 2016

Ukraine is located in the best part of Europe and covers a land area of 603,700 sq. Kilometers with a coastline of 2,782 kilometers, making it the


Doing Business in Australia
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia, Global, OECD, USA
  • September 7 2016

Australia is a great place to do business, offering a powerful combination of economic, legal and geographic advantages. Our 25 years of


The dismissal of an emergency room employee for breach of confidentiality is confirmed
  • Lavery de Billy LLP
  • Canada
  • February 16 2015

In a decision rendered on December 30, 2014, arbitrator Nathalie Faucher concluded that the dismissal imposed by a hospital centre on an employee for


New Government legislation programme: industry & sector specific breakdown- SpringSummer 2015
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • January 16 2015

The Irish Government has published its legislation programme for the SpringSummer 2015 parliamentary session. There are 32 Bills which are currently