Last blog added on Friday, October 19th, 2018

Information About Global Workplace Insider

Recent Posts

Below is a preview of the five most recent posts from the blog Global Workplace Insider. To read these posts in their entirely or subscribe to future updates from this blog, please visit their website!

  • Cannabis and the U.S. border – a complex relationshipOctober 12, 2018

    Recreational cannabis will become legal in Canada effective October 17, 2018.  However, taking cannabis or any product containing cannabis (whether medicinal or recreational) across Canada’s international borders will remain illegal and can result in serious criminal penalties both domestically and … Read more »

  • Direct Discrimination – how far can this go?October 12, 2018

    The recent case of Lee v Ashers Baking Company Limited and Others has hit the headlines in looking at what amounts to direct discrimination in terms of the provision of services to individuals.  What effect does this case have on discrimination in the employment field? The case involved a family own … Read more »

  • Workplace relations under a Federal Labor GovernmentOctober 11, 2018

    A federal election is due by mid-2019 and it is shaping up to be one where, for the first time in a long time, there might actually be substantive differences between the employment and labour policies of the Labor Party and those of the Liberal National Coalition. Were Labor to win, and have a Sena … Read more »

  • Employee rights on bereavementOctober 9, 2018

    In the UK, compassionate leave for employees in the event of bereavement has until now been dealt with by way of employment policies. There have been no specific legal rights on bereavement, whether in relation to the death of a family member or anyone else close to the employee. Any rights which th … Read more »

  • New York State issues final guidance on anti-sexual harassment law and delays mandatory annual training deadlineOctober 3, 2018

    In September 2018, we reported on New York State’s issuance of draft guidance under the recently enacted New York State law aimed at preventing sexual harassment.  New York State has now issued final guidance under this law.  This includes final guidance regarding: The anti-sexual harassment policy … Read more »