- Legal Briefs. // HR Specialist: New York Employment Law;Oct2011, Vol. 6 Issue 10, p3
The article offers legal news briefs related to human resource management in the U.S. including a lawsuit filed by Robert Schwartz about sex and age discrimination and another filed by Jose Garcia for retaliation of his right to free speech.
- â€œComparable Workersâ€ and the Part-Time Workers Regulations. Smith, Olivia // Feminist Legal Studies;2007, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p85
The House of Lords majority decision in Matthews v. Kent and Medway Towns Fire Authority overturns the narrow interpretation given to key aspects of the Part-Time Workers (Protection of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulationsâ€™ core comparator mechanism in the lower tribunals and the Court...
- Sharma and others v Manchester City Council. Hilliard, Jo; Harrop, Sarah // Employers Law;Apr2008, p9
The article discusses a court case wherein the claimants alleged they were being treated less favourably because of their part-time status contrary to the Part Time Workers (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations 2000 (PTR) in Great Britain. The Employment Appeal Tribunal...
- Evaluate work before switching to full time. // HR Specialist: North Carolina Employment Law;Jun2009, Vol. 3 Issue 6, p1
The article focuses on a lawsuit filed by Peggy Pledger, a part-time employee at a skilled nursing facility, against the facility for not making her a full-time employee. Pledger charged the facility with discriminating against her on the basis of her religion. The court ruled that her demands...
- McMenemy v Capita Business Services Limited. // Employers Law;Jun2007, p10
The article discusses a court case wherein the Scottish Court of Session held that a part-time worker whose non-working day fell on a public holiday was not entitled to time off in lieu of the public holiday. In McMenemy v Capita Business Services Limited, Capita's holiday policy says that...
- Note. Equal pay and redundancy schemes. THOMAS, MELANIE // Industrial Law Journal;Mar2000, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p68
The article discusses a court case which addresses the gender wage gap in Great Britain. Handled by the House of Lords, the case raised the concept of indirect discrimination among part-time workers. The case focuses in the redundancy payment scheme operated by Midland Bank. The House of Lords...
- HR matters! // Credit Management;Dec2009, p29
The article discusses court cases on human resources (HR) in Great Britain. In the Oakland v Wellswood (Yorkshire) Ltd. case, the court rules that Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations (TUPE) is applicable to terminal insolvency proceedings. The Launahurst Ltd. v....
- Legal Briefs. // HR Specialist: New Jersey Employment Law;Nov2010, Vol. 5 Issue 11, p3
The article discusses two court cases related to discrimination in the U.S.
- State Supreme Court Sets Employment Law Standard. Sommer, Constance // Corporate Legal Times;Nov2001, Vol. 11 Issue 120, p60
Reports on the lawsuit filed by Lachi Delisa Richards against CH2M Hill Incorporation for disability discrimination and harassment in California. Nature of the case; Accounts on the resignation of Richards; Decision of the Supreme Court.