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Active Job Seekers on the Rise Worldwide

More professionals around the world are actively exploring job opportunities than they were last year, according to LinkedIn’s 2015 Talent Trends report. 

When Can Terminated Employee Reject Re-Employment Offer?
Does a terminated employee have a duty to accept an offer of re-employment? This issue was recently considered by the British Columbia Court of Appeal.

European Workers Must Be Paid for Travel Time

Time that workers without a fixed workplace spend travelling to and from their first and last appointments should be regarded as working time, Europe’s highest court ruled Sept. 10, 2015.

Guidance for Employers on UK Gender Pay Gap Reporting Requirements
Employers should be aware of new gender pay gap reporting requirements that are coming into effect in the United Kingdom in March 2016.  

UK Modern Slavery Act 2015: Guidance for Employers
In October 2015, a new provision arising under section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 comes into effect and applies to commercial organisations that carry on business or part of their business in the United Kingdom with a turnover of £36 million or more.  

United Arab Emirates Nets Highest Professional Migration Growth
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) saw the most professional migration growth activity in 2014, according to a LinkedIn analysis of member profiles. 

UK: Employee Fairly Dismissed for Old Facebook Comments
An employer fairly dismissed an employee who posted comments on Facebook expressing offensive views of his colleagues and suggesting that he had consumed alcohol while on standby for work.

Alberta: Denial of Drug Dependency Not Shield to Discipline
Under Canadian human rights legislation, drug addiction or dependency is considered a disability that triggers a duty to accommodate unless doing so would create an undue hardship for the employer. However, an employee struggling with substance abuse may be in denial about having a problem and, as a result, may not request accommodation.




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