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Discrimination In Football: Will Rule Changes Help To Kick It Out?
A report from Kick It Out, the anti-discrimination charity, found that reports of racism in English football rose by 43% last season, from 192 instances to 274.
UK
14 Aug 2019
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This Is Not Working – The Answer? One Consultation, Please
Hot on the heels of a petition for new legislation aimed at preventing sexual harassment in the workplace, the Government has launched its consultation
UK
9 Aug 2019
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NDAs And Tribunal Witness Orders – Which Prevails?
In all the hoo-hah around the use of NDAs in settlement agreement, no one yet seems to have asked the question of what happens if you sign
UK
8 Aug 2019
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Ninth Circuit Issues Decision Clarifying Businesses Obligations To Persons With Disabilities
Many employers are familiar with Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which sets forth employers' obligations to disabled applicants and employees.
United States
7 Aug 2019
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State Law Round-Up: Minnesota Criminal Penalties For Wage Law Violations; New York Wage Gap And Hairstyle Discrimination; Pregnancy And Nursing Protections In Maine
Minnesota governor Tim Waltz recently signed legislation that imposes criminal penalties (including felony charges) on employers who engage in "wage theft."
United States
31 Jul 2019
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Taking The Issue Of Unequal Pay Onto The U.S. District Court's Turf
As recently mentioned on Sports Shorts, the spotlight on the gender pay gap has been amplified following the fourth World Cup win by the U.S.
United States
31 Jul 2019
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Playback Time – The Rights And Wrongs Of Covert Recordings In The Workplace
Phoenix House Limited -v- Stockman has been kicking round the Employment Tribunal system ever since Ms Stockman was dismissed in 2013
UK
30 Jul 2019
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Employers Prepare: New York Continues To Revamp Workplace Harassment Law
Riding on the 2018 wave of workplace sexual harassment legislation, on June 19, 2019, the New York state assembly and senate voted to toughen the state's anti-discrimination and anti-harassment law.
United States
26 Jul 2019
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The A-Z Of When You Ought To Know About Disability
I gave a talk last week on constructive knowledge of disability, i.e. the point where the employer didn't actually know its employee was disabled
UK
26 Jul 2019
10
Sports Shorts Blog – The Gender Pay Gap And The Women's World Cup
The gender pay gap debate continues in business as it has for a number of years. Confusion surrounding the topic remains
UK
26 Jul 2019
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California Passes CROWN Act, Becomes First State To Ban Natural Hairstyle Discrimination
On April 30, 2019, we reported that the California State Senate had taken steps toward enacting the CROWN Act (Creating a Respectful and Open Workplace for Natural Hair) to prohibit
United States
26 Jul 2019
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Healthcare Employers: Exercise Caution When Enforcing Mandatory Vaccination Policies
Healthcare employers should consider a recent trend when determining what safety requirements to impose on their employees.
United States
25 Jul 2019
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Separating Doubt From Dismissal – Headmaster Narrowly Escapes Caning In Disability Harassment
All the best-practice recommendations about accommodating employees with disabilities stress the importance of dialogue with them about the limitations their
UK
25 Jul 2019
14
Federal Review Of Australian Workplace Laws
Although industrial relations did not heavily feature in the Coalition's election campaign, now that the dust has settled on its re-election the Government
UK
25 Jul 2019
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Obesity Continues To Divide Courts: Washington's High Court Says Obesity Qualifies As An Impairment
As we previously discussed here and here, courts are split regarding the extent to which obesity qualifies as a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA").
United States
25 Jul 2019
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Valentine's Day – A Retrospective Guide For Employers
So did Valentine's Day bring you everything you expected from it? Cards? Roses? Notice of Early Conciliation?
UK
22 Feb 2019
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The Earth Is Doomed, And Other Reasons Not To Send An Employee On Leave (UK)
The New South Wales Civil and Administrative Tribunal in Australia last year awarded an employee AU$20,000 in compensation.
UK
11 Feb 2019
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Older, Wiser, And Out Of Luck: Seventh Circuit Decision Limits Job Applicants' Right To File Age Discrimination Claims
On January 23, 2019, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals (which hears appeals from the federal district courts in and for Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin) issued an en banc decision in Dale E. Kleber v. CareFusion Corporation, ...
United States
6 Feb 2019
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Extending Redundancy Protection For New Parents (UK)
The UK government last week issued a consultation on "extending redundancy protection for women and new parents".
UK
1 Feb 2019
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Two Recent Decisions Highlight Procedural Pitfalls In Employment Litigation
Would-be plaintiffs in two employment decisions – one from the Fifth Circuit, one from the Ninth Circuit
United States
28 Jan 2019
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