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Brown v Richmond Upon Thames London Borough Council 2012 All ER (D) 285 (Oct)
  • Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 28 2012

The claimant in this case had been employed by the defendant local authority and had retired in May 2004

Update on family status accommodation: Federal Court finds that childcare not a "choice"
  • Field Law
  • Canada
  • February 12 2013

The Federal Court of Canada has upheld a decision of the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal which found that employers have a duty to accommodate an

Age limited reduction factors; Part 36 offers and unreasonable refusal of mediation
  • BLM
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • August 15 2017

Judgment in this case was handed down on the 21 July - a copy of the judgment can be found here. It was a complex case between a prison officer and

California court finds that contract provision requiring departing police officer to reimburse city for training expenses does not violate Business and Professions Code Section 16600
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • July 30 2008

In City of Oakland v. Hassey, 163 Cal.App.4th 1477, (June 17, 2008), a California appellate court recently rejected a police officer’s claim that a provision in his employment contract requiring him to reimburse the City of Oakland for his training expenses constituted an illegal covenant not to compete in violation of Business & Professions Code Section 16600

Half-baked claim dismissed
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 31 2015

The appellant had driven an articulated lorry for four years. On the date of the incident, he had been required to drive a rigid lorry which he had

Facebook posts permit school district to remove teacher from tenured position.
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • February 19 2013

A New Jersey appellate panel has upheld the decision to fire a tenured first-grade teacher because of critical postings she made toward her students

UK HR ebrief - Advocate-General concludes contractual rights are not fixed at the point of transfer
  • Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 19 2013

The Advocate-General has issued his Opinion in the keenly awaited decision of the European Court in the case of Parkwood Leisure v Alemo-Herron today

NLRB roundup: a year in review, and a look ahead
  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • USA
  • February 18 2013

The National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB" or "Board") began 2013 as it began 2012, facing questions regarding whether a quorum of its members had

New ruling in the San Francisco police officers case dilutes Wal-Mart’s impact on class certification motions
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 29 2014

On April 24, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Stockwell v. City & Cnty. Of San Francisco, Case No. 12-15070 (9th Cir. April 24

No rights for the rude: Americans with Disabilities Act does not apply to jerk
  • Shulman Rogers Gandal Pordy & Ecker PA
  • USA
  • November 19 2014

In Weaving v. City of Hillsboro, the Ninth Circuit recently found that an individual with ADHD was not disabled within the meaning of the Americans