A Muslim woman rejected by the retailer because her hijab did not comply with its ‘look policy’ has won a discrimination case in the US Supreme Court.
When an employee leaves on bad terms it is crucial HR ensures workers aren’t dishing the dirt – or it could end up in court, says one labour lawyer.
Non-compete clauses aren’t uncommon – but are they even worth the paper they’re printed on? One labour lawyer shares her thoughts.
Be careful with paid suspensions, warns labour lawyer – it may amount to constructive dismissal.
Punitive damages awards are on the rise – employers must be wary not to entice wrongful dismissal cases, now more than ever.
As if to prove that workplace laws exist for everyone, no matter the work being undertaken, a group of exotic dancers in the US have been awarded nearly $10.9m for being unfairly classified as independent contractors by their club.
Requests from employees for accommodation on the grounds of family status are likely to escalate in coming years. Kelsey Orth outlines some common pitfalls and details what employers need to be aware of to remain compliant
The U.S. Supreme Court is slated to consider whether clothing firm Abercrombie & Fitch practiced religious discrimination in firing Muslim employee Umme-Hani Khan for wearing her hijab, or religious headscarf, at work. The 19-year-old first started working at the Hollister store at the Hillsdale Shopping Center in San Mateo, Calif., in October 2008. Hollister is an Abercrombie brand targeting teenagers aged 14 through 18.
Agreement has been reached between Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. and its unions and retirees.
A BC Supreme Court decision to consider a pastor's wrongful dismissal claim has lessons for HR within and outside of ecclesiastical contexts.