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Spain: Monitoring and Control of Employees’ E-Mails

Some cases have recently emerged in Spain in connection with certain doctrine set up by the Criminal Division of Spanish Supreme Court in its...

It’s All in the Genes: Genetic Discrimination in the Canadian Workplace

Most employers are familiar with the prohibitions against discrimination that exist in human rights legislation throughout Canada.  At the centre of the legislative web...

Canada: Employer Monitoring of Company Technology

Monitoring the use of company-issued technology is controversial.  For some, the notion of monitoring employees’ use computers, smartphones, and emails is inconsistent with personal...

Doing Business in China 2015

Baker & McKenzie just published its new edition of "Doing Business in China". The guide provides an introduction to selected aspects relating to investment and...

Interpretive Decision of the Bulgarian Court of Cassation on Lunch Breaks and Calculation of...

On 14 November 2014 the General Meeting of the Civil Chamber of the Bulgarian Court of Cassation issued Interpretative Decision No 8 to provide...

“Unfriend Me”: Social Media, Discipline and Discharge in Canada

It is no secret that social media platforms are changing the way we communicate, the way we inform ourselves, and the way we do...

Germany: Grand Coalition agrees on legal quotas for women on company boards

On 25 November 2014, the Grand Coalition agreed to introduce a new law which will force listed companies in Germany to allocate 30 percent...

Canada: Addressing Off-Duty Employee Misconduct

Many believe that what employees do on their own time should not be regulated by employers, but the boundary between the workplace and an...

Significant changes to the Croatian Labour Act

The new Labour Act has introduced numerous changes of which some can be qualified as both significant and substantial. The changes entail alterations...

Does discrimination entitle to a remedy of enforcement under Israeli law?

Following Labor Conflict 8924-07-10 Vladislav Avramov versus General Medical Services (Ha’Emek Medical  Center) (Feb. 9, 2014). The issue of discrimination in the workplace...

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