India: The ‘New’ Old Law

The dust has yet not settled on the latest pronounce of Supreme Court in the matter relating to provident fund in the case of Regional Provident Fund Commissioner (II) West Bengal v. Vivekananda Vidyamandir and Ors’ (2019 LLR 339 (SC)) (“Vivekananda Case”). On February 28, 2018 the Supreme Court once again laid down the law on how to compute the PF liability by explaining the manner of ascertaining the salary components that would constitute […]

By | Oct 20, 2019 ||

Three Fisher Phillips Partners Named “Most Powerful Employment Attorneys”

Fisher Phillips, a national labor and employment law firm, announces that partners Roger Quillen, Charles Caulkins and Jeff Weintraub have been selected by Human Resource Executive magazine as members of the “Most Powerful Employment Attorneys” in the United States.

The magazine selected Roger, who is Chairman and Managing Partner of Fisher Phillips, and Charles, a partner in the firm’s Fort Lauderdale office to its “Top 100 Most Powerful Employment Attorneys” list, while Jeff was selected to the magazine’s […]

By | Oct 18, 2019 ||

Alberta Labour Law Changes Begin

Recently, the Government of Alberta introduced Bill 2 (An Act to Make Alberta Open for Business).

Bill 2 was promised during the election to reverse some of the NDP legislative changes that made labour and employment laws more friendly to unions, less democratic, and more onerous and expensive for employers to employ workers.

If passed unchanged, Bill 2 will deliver the following changes to Albertans for the purpose of fostering job creation. It will:

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By | Oct 16, 2019 ||