Top Labor And Employment Issues In Automotive To Watch In 2018

Although the Trump administration made a mark on labor and employment policy at the federal level in 2017, employers can expect greater movement in 2018 once more of Trump’s nominees for federal agencies take office and implement more business-friendly policy changes. Increasing media coverage about sexual harassment and racism in the workplace also demonstrates that employers must continue to comply with longstanding employment laws.

This post discusses the top labor and employment issues that will […]

By | February 6th, 2018 ||

What To Expect In UK Employment Law In 2018: GDPR, Brexit Negotiations & More

Whilst 2017 was anticipated to be a fairly static year for employment law that did not in fact prove to be the case, and there were various notable developments, including the following:

The landmark defeat of the employment tribunal fees regime introduced by the Government in 2013.
The release of the hotly anticipated ” Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices”.
A flurry of case law on employment status in the gig economy, demonstrating a clear trend towards the […]

By | January 15th, 2018 ||

The Supreme Court Of Canada Interprets Workplace Discrimination Broadly

In British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal v. Schrenk, 2017 SCC 62, the Supreme Court of Canada considered the scope of section 13(1) of BC’s Human Rights Code, which concerns discrimination “regarding employment or any term or condition of employment.” The Supreme Court held that this provision is not only limited to protecting employees from discrimination perpetrated by their employer or superiors. Rather, applying a broad and liberal interpretation to the section, the Supreme Court held that section […]

By | January 11th, 2018 ||