Employment Law Sex Discrimination Justification Margin Of Discretion

In the case of Hardys and Hansons plc v Lax [2005] EWCA Civ 846 (Court of Appeal), the appellant employers were brewers who ran a chain of public houses. The respondent was employed by the appellant and subsequently took maternity leave, and during this time, she put in a request to her employer to job […]

Employment Law Sex Discrimination Justification Margin Of Discretion

In the case of Hardys and Hansons plc v Lax [2005] EWCA Civ 846 (Court of Appeal), the appellant employers were brewers who ran a chain of public houses. The respondent was employed by the appellant and subsequently took maternity leave, and during this time, she put in a request to her employer to job […]

2016: Resolve to Consider Joint Employment Issues… the Department of Labor Has Already Done So!

By Erin L. Kilgore and A. Edward Hardin, Jr. This New Year, many employers have resolved to examine their employment relationships to determine if any joint employment relationships are lurking. On January 20, 2016, the United States Department of Labor issued an administrators interpretation on joint employment and confirmed that the DOL has resolved to […]