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Despite multiple allegations of sexual assault, the Senate voted to confirm Kavanaugh 50-48 on 6 October. It was the closest margin for the confirmation of a Supreme Court Justice since 1881. During the confirmation process, a number of commentators claimed that Kavanaugh should be entitled to due process and the presumption of innocence until proven guilty.
The Authority was of the view that there were certain aspects of the relationship which could be viewed either as consistent with a contractor or an employee relationship.... This group has been described as “dependent contractors” and are typically people who work under the control of a single person or organisation, and who do not enjoy the level of flexibility and freedom associated with truly independent contractors.
This raises a host of employment law issues, starting with, what are the rights of the employee concerned?
If you walk down the street and pass a guy with bright blue hair, a woman with a large tattoo, and someone with multiple facial piercings, you probably wouldn't think twice.
But all these things could and sometimes do get in the way of those people finding a new job.
Employers should be flexible and supportive of people with mental health issues...
The principle of open justice is significantly undermined if potential litigants are frightened off going to court altogether.
Susan Hornsby-Geluk, managing partner, Dundas Street Employment Lawyers, says undertaking this process right away may not always be the best thing to do
There have been more strikes in New Zealand over the past nine months than the previous nine years put together. HRDTV talks to Susan Hornsby-Geluk, managing partner at Dundas Street employment lawyers, to discuss how industrial action is challenging employers.
At this time of year many people choose to get a flu jab. - Can employers compel their employees to get flu jabs.