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April 8, 2019

UK Plaintiff – a White, Straight Man Not Selected for a Job – Prevails in Discrimination Claim

An employment tribunal in the United Kingdom recently held that a strong candidate was deliberately not hired because he was a white, heterosexual male.

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April 5, 2019

Challenging Unconscious Bias: Will the UK Adopt Ethnicity Pay Gap Reporting?

New research into the levels of discrimination faced by ethnic minority applicants in Britain revealed some startling figures. Meanwhile, the UK government is exploring whether it should collect ethnicity pay gap reporting data.

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April 3, 2019

Remuneration of Business-Related Travel Time in Germany

According to a recent decision from the German Federal Labor Court, necessary travel time spent in the employer’s interest generally has to be compensated like working time. This decision impacts business travel, especially for multinational companies.

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April 1, 2019

Fighting An Age Old Problem in the UK – Acas Issues Guidance Concerning Discrimination Against Elderly Employees

A leading UK advisory body (Acas) recently published new guidance on age discrimination. This update is timely in light of an age discrimination claim brought by a National Health Service employee that caught the public’s attention.

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March 28, 2019

What to Do in the UK if You’re Ghosted… by Your Employees

While "ghosting" might be new(ish) in the dating world, the “ghosting employee” is very much an age-old problem for employers across the globe. How should employers respond when employees vanish into thin air?

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March 28, 2019

Puerto Rico DOL Announces that Employers Must Submit Unemployment Tax Returns Electronically

The Puerto Rico Department of Labor and Human Resources has announced that in an effort to improve services and reduce public expenses, all employers will be required to submit their unemployment tax returns electronically starting April 1, 2019.

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March 18, 2019

Ontario, Canada: Employers Can Provide Candid Job References

Ontario employers can speak candidly about former employees' weaknesses when providing job references, as long as the dominant motive for the reference is not malicious, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) recently indicated.

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March 15, 2019

Tort of Harassment Abolished in Ontario, Canada

On March 15, 2019, the Ontario Court of Appeal (the “ONCA”) abolished the tort of harassment

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March 4, 2019

Ontario, Canada Companies Beware: Class Action Lawsuits Alleging Worker Misclassification Are on the Rise

It appears there is a movement afoot in Ontario to change behavior around the classification of employees as independent contractors.

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