In a wrongful dismissal action against four corporate defendants that were part of a family business, the plaintiff claimed the defendants were common employers, that he was their employee prior to his dismissal, and was therefore owed damages.
On September 8, 2022, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II passed away. Her State Funeral will take place in London, United Kingdom on September 19, 2022. This day will be a recognized holiday for some employees in Canada.
On September 13, 2022, the German Federal Labor Court published a decision with important ramifications and lingering questions for employers. The court held that it is (and has always been) an employer’s duty to record working hours.
In a recent decision, an employee who commenced a wrongful dismissal action was granted an order striking the employer’s statement of defence after the employer continuously put up roadblocks regarding its attendance at examination for discovery.
Menopause affects 51% of the population and women of menopausal age are the fastest growing group in the workforce. The UK government’s legislative approach to supporting women in the workplace going through menopause, however, remains in flux.