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On Midwives, pay parity, gender and what DO we actually earn?

Today, midwives in NZ are taking a case around gender discrimination to the High court. We are challenging the payments made for LMC midwives care provision to pregnant and new mums in NZ.   1,668 more words

Unison plans Supreme Court appeal after latest setback on employment tribunal fees

Unison has applied for permission to take its legal challenge to the Government’s introduction of employment tribunal fees to the Supreme Court, after the Court of Appeal this week rejected the union’s claims. 919 more words


No Referendum. No Plebiscite. Just Pass the Bill.

The following is my submission to the current Senate Inquiry into whether there should be a referendum or plebiscite into marriage equality. As you can tell from the title of this post, I am strongly against both. 2,041 more words


High Court Steps in to Check Seismic Threat to Delhi

“Nine out of ten buildings will flatten in the capital if an earthquake rocks the city,” said the High Court bench while asking what measures have been adopted so far in this regard by the Centre and Delhi government.   356 more words

Earthquake Sensitive Zone

Contract claims - back to the future

A recent judgment in the Employment Tribunal[1] could lead to employers facing future claims for historic breaches of contract.

Following a breach of any contract a claim can be brought in the County or High Court for compensation. 376 more words


Enhanced protection for defendants?

Being sued in a commercial context is bad enough, especially if you believe that you have no case to answer or you expect to win, but matters could be made worse if you are running up substantial costs in defending a claim whilst in fear that the claimant may not have the means to compensate you if you win. 533 more words

Dispute Resolution