INTERNATIONAL & LAW NEWS
- ERENE CHARLEMAGNE v. WINDJAMMER LANDING VILLA BEACH RESORT. // EC Law Report 1998;1998, p388
The article discusses a court case related to the wrongful dismissal of Erene Charlemagne from Windjammer Landing Villa Beach Resort in Saint Lucia. It notes that Charlemagne's problem started when she was accidentally bumped by one of the guests' child, fell down, and injured her back. It cites...
- Wages Act again. Keenan, Denis // Accountancy;Jun90, Vol. 105 Issue 1162, p48
The article discusses an Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) case in Edinburgh, Scotland in line with the Wages Act of 1986 of Great Britain. In the case Kournavous versus J. R. Masterton & Sons Demolition Ltd., Kournavous was involved in an industrial accident in 1985 and did not return to work....
- Unfair dismissal and frustration of contract. Keenan, Denis // Accountancy;Aug1990, Vol. 106 Issue 1164, p49
This article examines a case on unfair dismissal and frustration of contract in Great Britain in 1990 involving Watsons Luxury Coaches Ltd. and Williams. Williams was employed by Watsons Luxury Coaches Ltd. (WLC) until June 1986 when she suffered an injury at work. She gave WLC a number of...
- Workers' comp reinstatement must fit physical restrictions. // HR Specialist: Minnesota Employment Law;Jan2016, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p3
The article discusses Minnesota court case, Kirk v. MDOT, in which a worker, who was terminated after getting injured on his state job, claimed reinstatement in an open position as a snowplow trainer under Minnesota's workers compensation law, which was dismissed due to his physical restrictions.
- CHAPTER 28: Case Law Review. // California Workers' Comp (9781413308600);May2008, p387
Chapter 28 of the book "California Workers' Comp" is presented. It focuses on case law related to workers' compensation. It states that if a claim for workers' compensation benefits is filed after the injured worker has been laid off or terminated, the claim will not be allowed unless the worker...
- LEGAL NEWS ROUND-UP. // Occupational Health;May2013, Vol. 65 Issue 5, p8
This section offers legal news briefs in occupational health in Great Britain, including a rail worker compensated for vibration injury and an agency worker entitled to discrimination protection.
- NELAIMINGAS ATSITIKIMAS DARBE DARBUOTOJUI ESANT NEBLAIVIAM: SAMPRATA, PREVENCIJA IR TEISINÄ– ATSAKOMYBÄ–. Tartilaitė, Aušra // Socialiniu Mokslu Studijos;2010, Vol. 1 Issue 5, p321
Accidents at work related to inebriety are a relevant problem in Lithuania. The statistics of the State Labour Inspectorate is very threatening: every fourth person killed at work and every second person killed in building and construction works was inebriated. Previous studies have proved that...
- Worker who ignored warnings not entitled to benefits. Greenwald, Judy // Business Insurance;1/8/2007, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p4
The article reports on the decision of the Ohio Supreme Court over the compensation claim of fast-food restaurant employee David Gross who was dismissed when he got injured due to his failure to follow the directions for cleaning a pressure cooker. Gross was dismissed for workplace misconduct....
- Law & liability. // American Machinist;Aug2001, Vol. 145 Issue 8, p62
Presents court decisions on safety, liability, labor, and environmental problems that may be of interest to machinists. Absence of evidence that a general contractor retained control over the work that resulted in a subcontractor employee injury; Discharge of employee for union activities.