Reform to judicial review

Reform to judicial review

Judicial review is the procedure by which decisions of public law bodies and those of other bodies carrying out public law functions may be challenged through the English courts. With the growth of regulation, these decisions have increased in importance as has the use of the judicial review procedure to ... Read More »

NLRB expanding joint employer standard?

NLRB expanding joint employer standard?

Maybe. Organizations representing a variety of business and labor interests accepted the NLRB’s invitation to weigh in on whether the board should reconsider its standard for determining when organizations are deemed “joint employers.” Teamsters Local 350 requested the NLRB review a decision which found Browning-Ferris and its subcontractor, Leadpoint (which provides employees ... Read More »

Personal injury payment in the case of divorce (division of matrimonial property)

Personal injury payment in the case of divorce (division of matrimonial property)

If two persons are married in community of property and these two persons are divorced, the joint (matrimonial) property has to be divided between the (former) spouses. That property includes in principle any personal injury payment that was made to one of the (former) spouses during their marriage. Assets that ... Read More »

Flexible working

Flexible working

In the UK, the right to request flexible working is currently restricted to employees with responsibility for children or those who qualify as carers. From 30 June 2014 all qualifying employees, regardless of whether or not they have care responsibilities, will have the right to make a flexible working request. ... Read More »

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