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Employment and Labour Law

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Our training courses are designed to help you, your colleagues and your organisation to work more efficiently and deliver quantifiable benefits. By keeping you appraised of the practical implications of new law and current trends, our courses reinforce good practices, protect against the cost of non-compliance, mitigate risk and preserve reputations. Eversheds offers you a training proposition that is different from that of other training providers. Unlike training businesses, we employ our experienced trainers, each of whom is also experienced in advising employers. And unlike law firms, who say they can offer ...
employers and employees. In Canada, employment laws related to unionized workplaces are differentiated from those relating to particular individuals. In most countries however, no such distinction is made. However, there are two broad categories of labour law. First, collective labour law relates to the tripartite relationship between employee, employer and union. Second, individual labour law concerns employees' rights at work and through the contract for work. The labour movement has been instrumental in the enacting of laws protecting labour rights in the 19th and 20th centuries. Labour rights have been integral to the ...
Employment and Labour Law Students' Society Blog » Violence and ...
Although traditionally the employee’s physical well-being was the sole criterion by which a “harassment free” environment was analyzed, at the current stage of the law employers are increasingly expected to provide for the employees’ psychological well-being as well. This is especially the case in light of the recent amendments to the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA). In the following paragraphs I provide a brief overview of the law on the subject. I suggest that employers should be more mindful of this ongoing evolution. The reason being: what once was not considered “violence,” “harassment,” or “bullying,” today might ... market research, surveys and trends
Similar Fact Evidence in Workplace Disputes
You likely read about charges against the former Attorney General of Ontario, Michael Bryant being dropped this week.  Bryant killed a cyclist who grabbed onto his car and was killed when he hit a pole after flying from the moving car.  What does this have to do with employment and labour law, you ask? Well, this.  If you read the prosecutor’s explanation of why the charges were dropped, much turned on the fact that the cyclist had had several earlier similar run ins with other drivers.   In fact, there were six such incidents referred to. Just think about that for a second. Does the fact that the cyclist has a history of ... market research, surveys and trends


Recent America at Work Polls | Employment Law Alliance
ELA periodically conducts polls to learn what is on the typical American worker’s mind and to get a better sense of his or her employment-related concerns, interests, and priorities. Click on the link below to read our latest poll results.   SAN FRANCISCO, CA (February 19, 2009)- Despite millions of dollars already spent on both sides of the issue, three-quarters of Americans are completely in the dark over the Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA), a law touted by labor unions and political supporters as a way to increase unionization and improve the lives of middle-class America.  And American w...   SAN FRANCISCO, CA (September ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Country Summary: United States of America - Termination of ...
Updated in February 2007 by Mr Leviter Lee, Cornell University, School of Industrial and Labour relations, USA, and Ms Angelika Muller, ILO. The United States is one of the few countries in the world that still embraces the employment at-will concept. Although, as elsewhere, a pure practice of this doctrine has been eroded somewhat by jurisprudence, it is still predominant, particularly when one compares it to employment security law in other Western and developed countries. Consequently, with the exceptions of the States of Arizona and Montana, [1] the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
New labour law to boost Emiratisation
Efforts to get more UAE nationals into the private sector are being hampered because of an �expectations� mismatch between expatriate managers and Emirati workers. Responding to a poll, carried out by YouGovSiraj for The National, of companies that showed qualified support for the Emiratisation policy, Abdullah al Darmaki, the general manager of the Abu Dhabi Tawteen Council, says Emiratisation is a �main policy pillar� to reduce unemployment but adds there is still work to be done in that area. �The challenge is helping businesses find the right quality of Emirati to do the job and getting Emiratis up to the right level to be ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
How to fix unemployment
TWO years into the Great Recession unemployment in America remains well above 9%. This has resulted in economic and emotional pain among the long-term jobless and endless commentary on what we can do about it. Paul Krugman reckons that if we just had a bigger stimulus we could’ve restored full employment. Maybe, but I wonder what he means by full employment. In economic terms it means eradicating cyclical unemployment. Cyclical unemployment is a short-term problem; it occurs in a recession when there’s deficient demand. Monetary or fiscal stimulus just needs to give the economy a good kick in the pants to prop up demand and get ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


Download 351439.pdf - Employment and Labour Law in Manitoba
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Employment & Labor Law– WashLaw Web
Government resources on employment, labor relations, and labor law links to the Bureau of Labor Statistics and many other governmental employment resource sites. Find employment news, employment reference sources, employment legal treatises, child employment programs, employment law, and labor relations sites. Agricultural Labor Affairs A resource for agricultural workers and employers that includes information on finding farm employment and employees, farm employment regulations, and a basic summary of the process of applying for certification for the importation of temporary alien agriculture workers. Bureau of ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Bora Laskin Law Library -Finding Legal Information on the Web ...
Employment law involves the legal rights and obligations that regulate all aspects of the workplace relationship between employers and employees. It includes issues such as hiring, contractual agreements, wrongful dismissal, health and safety, human rights, employment standards, retirement, benefits, directors and officers liability, mergers, acquisitions and downsizings and workers compensation, etc. In Canada, most of the legislation relating to labour and employment are made by the federal and provincial governments. Which laws apply to you can depend on whether your employer is regulated by the provincial government or by ...
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Concerning non-compete clauses in Canada, specifically in Quebec ...
Although they are definitely legal in Quebec, non-compete clauses are viewed restrictively by courts in an effort to strike a balance between a company's right to protect its business interests and an employee's ability to earn a living post-termination. Particular attention will be paid to the nature of the work carried out by the employee, the duration of the non-compete period and the geographic area that is the subject of the restriction. posted November 28, 2007 Software developer at Topaz Technologies see all my answers Off the top of my head, they might be hard to enforce since you cannot stop somebody from ...
WikiAnswers - Labor and Employment Law Questions including "Where ...
Your state insurance department is your best resource for insurance-related questions and concerns. Find information on insurance... What questions does your previous employer have to answer? In this climate of litigation, the probability is that most organizations that have been given the proper legal advice will only... Can an employer refuse to hire you if you have been arrested? An employer large enough to be subject to anti-discrimination laws can not take arrests into account, ever. Employers can take... Can an employer find out if you have been fired for theft? I don't think they can find out why you were fired, but ...