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December 8, 2015

Canada: Court Orders Punitive Damages for An Employer’s Willful Mischaracterization of the Basis of a Termination

A recent Ontario case serves as a reminder that employers should not exaggerate facts when asserting a defense of “just cause” termination.

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December 4, 2015

Canada: New Employer Compliance Obligations under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 Take Effect January 1, 2016

A number of employment requirements set forth under the Integrated Accessibility Standards (“IAS”) will become effective on January 1, 2016.

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November 30, 2015

Germany: New Legislation Adjusts Temporary Employment and Contracts for Work and Labour

On 16 November 2015, Germany's Federal Minister of Labour introduced draft legislation to reform temporary employment and contracts for work and labour.

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November 11, 2015

Lawful Cross-Border Transfers of Employees' Personal Data: EU Commission's Communication on the Invalidation of Safe Harbor 1.0 Suggests Safe Harbor 2.0 is on the Horizon

A recent European Commission "Communication" provides some answers to questions raised by last month's ECJ decision invalidating the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor framework.

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October 14, 2015

California Laws Are Being Used to Advance Human Rights Claims Based on Global Supply Chain Activities

Recent class actions have claimed that companies have violated California consumer fraud and unfair competition laws resulting from alleged forced labor in their global supply chains.

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October 7, 2015

What Does the European Court of Justice's Invalidation of the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework Mean For U.S.-Based Multinational Employers?

The European Union Court of Justice has issued a landmark decision that will dramatically affect thousands of U.S. companies that transfer personal data from the EU to the United States.

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September 29, 2015

European Court of Justice Expands the Definition of Working Time

The European Court of Justice recently issued a decision regarding the paid working time of certain mobile employees that will have a significant impact on companies with employees in the European Union.

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September 16, 2015

In Canada, Foreign Workers Seek to Use International Norms as the Standard of Care in Negligence Claims Against Multinationals Operating Overseas

Non-Canadian workers are increasingly suing their employers in Canadian courts for human rights violations allegedly committed outside Canada by the companies themselves or by other entities in their supply chains.

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September 9, 2015

The Advent of Privately Developed Corporate Human Rights Reporting Frameworks

The United Nations' adoption in 2011 of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights signified a growing consensus that corporate entities have a responsibility to account for their operations' impact on human rights.

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August 10, 2015

Australia: Federal Court Clarifies Rate Employers Must Pay for Untaken Annual Leave on Termination

A full federal court bench in Australia recently confirmed that employers must pay out employees’ accrued but untaken annual leave upon termination at the rate the employees would have received had they taken the leave while employed.

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