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Article 11: Right to strike and insecure workers

By Lauren Godfrey 1COR

Two different bodies in the last week have reflected on issues concerning the fundamental imbalance in the employment relationship. This provides an opportunity to consider what, if any, role human rights principles have in redressing that imbalance: 2,113 more words

In The News

Think an employee is faking a sickness? Don't tolerate it

Employers need not put up with exaggerated or false sick leave claims and can ultimately fire such employees for cause as one company found out when it took action. 596 more words


Life after Manuscript

So, my thesis has been sent to the jury and I am gradually emerging from a crazy period of work. Luckily, during the last few months I also managed to get some “scientific distraction” from the thesis-related work. 231 more words

Labour Law

Tales of a law firm temp. Creative interviewing - wine, beer and vodka, oh my!

Creative interviewing

Photo credit: Kelly Cree via flickr

Part two of – tales of a law firm temp. When I was hired I heard rumours about a common interviewing technique. 212 more words

Work And Culture

Guide to Sick Days in Japan

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Taking a sick day in Japan is a tricky thing. It makes sense if you are sick to stay at home and avoid infecting your co-workers but the company doesn’t want to lose productive workdays from you. 387 more words

How To

Labor Law: Defining an employee with a disability

A federal law passed in 2008 updating the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is just now making its way to appellate courts, and a recent  1,127 more words