Equal Pay

EEOC: NYC Systematically Discriminates Against Minority Women

by Levine and Blit November 19, 2015 Employment Law

A finding by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in response to a 2013 complaint on behalf of more than 1,000 current and former city workers by Local 1180 of the Communication Workers of America has found that New York City has spent the past decades discriminating against entry-level black and Hispanic female employees.  The […]

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A Norwich Solicitor’s View: The Pros and Cons of George Osborne’s Shares for Rights Scheme

by GordonDean February 12, 2013 Compromise Agreements

Chancellor George Osborne’s initiative announced at the Conservative Party Conference earlier this month would allow employees to swap some of their employment rights for shares in the company they are working for. Mr Osborne announced that if deemed effective, the policy would be implemented by April 2013. In a nutshell, employees would create a hybrid […]

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Parental Leave: Creating an even Playing Field

by WorkplaceLaw November 15, 2012 Employment Law

Current proposals are being discussed by the UK Government to provide more flexibility around parental leave for fathers and mothers. Is this just another burden for employers or the logical next step to creating equality in our society? The proposals, if brought into force, would allow full maternity leave to be taken by either the […]

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5 Reasons to Guest Blawg

by Legal Author September 13, 2011 Accident Claims

A key component of blogging, guest blogging is, as the term suggests, where a blogger writes as a guest on another blogger’s blog. While this may be obvious, it may not be apparent to some why guest blogging can be useful. Here are 5 reasons why you may wish to increase your own or your […]

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