Tag archives: Employer liability

Germany: COVID-19-vaccination and employment law

In Germany, employers are obliged to take all necessary measures, including those to protect against infection (such as offering working from home, increased hygiene protections, social distancing and behavior) and offering voluntary company vaccination programs, in order to protect the health and safety of the workers in the company and to fulfil their obligations under … Continue reading

Texas’ new open carry law

Effective January 1, 2016, licensed Texas residents are permitted to openly carry a handgun. Specifically, the new law authorizes individuals to obtain a license to openly carry a handgun in a shoulder or hip holster, but it continues to prohibit any weapons in 9 specific locations including schools, polling places, courts and court offices, secured … Continue reading

Treating employees fairly: “acquiescing” in discriminatory practices could result in employer liability

This article was written by Kelly Armstrong, a Candidate Attorney at Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa A decision recently handed down by the Labour Appeal Court finds that, even where an employer does not itself have a policy or practice which discriminates against an employee, if the employer is associated with another entity which does have … Continue reading
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