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|Major Parties Outline Proposed Policies to Crack Down on Widespread Exploitation of Vulnerable Workers|
Adam Salter; Jones Day;
July 21, 2016, previously published on June 2016Factual Background. In August last year, allegations came to light that large numbers of retail franchisees had systematically underpaid migrant workers, using threats and coercion to maintain workers' silence. The revelations drew public condemnation and forced the federal government and...
|Increase to the High Income Threshold under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth)|
Adam Salter; Jones Day;
July 21, 2016, previously published on June 2016The High Income Threshold for former employees claiming unfair dismissal under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) will increase from $136,700 to $138,900 on 1 July 2016. Under section 382, a person cannot bring a claim for unfair dismissal against a former employer where the sum of their annual rate of...
|The Coalition's Plans to Outlaw Employer "Sweetheart Deals" with Unions|
Adam Salter; Jones Day;
July 21, 2016, previously published on June 2016The Coalition has announced that it plans to introduce legislation amending the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) to make "sweetheart deals" between employers and unions unlawful, by adopting recommendations of the Heydon Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption ("Heydon...
|Supreme Court Relies on Attorney Notes in Considering a Claim of Racial Profiling in Juror Selection|
Bradley W. (Brad) Harrison, José A. Isasi, C. Kevin Marshall, Charles R.A. Morse, Neil Vakharia; Jones Day;
July 20, 2016, previously published on May 2016On May 23, 2016, in Foster v. Chatman, No. 14-8349, the U.S. Supreme Court clarified how courts should address Batson claims of unlawful discrimination during juror selection and highlighted the role that notes in an attorney's files may play in these inquiries.
|Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Changes to Eagle Protection Regulations|
Alina Fortson, Charles T. (Chuck) Wehland; Jones Day;
July 15, 2016, previously published on July 2016On May 6, 2016, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service ("FWS") proposed changes to its regulations under the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act. FWS is accepting comments on the proposed rule until July 5, 2016.
|Second Circuit Rejects Government's Theory of Fraud in Major FIRREA Case: Court's Ruling Restricts When a Contractual Breach May Be Held Fraudulent Under Federal Law|
Harold K. Gordon, Lisa M. Ledbetter, Rajeev Muttreja; Jones Day;
July 15, 2016, previously published on July 2016On May 23, 2016, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit reversed a nearly $1.3 billion civil penalty imposed against Countrywide Home Loans, Inc. and related defendants (collectively, "Countrywide") under the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act of 1989...
|Brexit: United Kingdom Votes to Leave the EU|
John Phillips; Jones Day;
July 15, 2016, previously published on June 2016The UK referendum has voted 52 percent to 48 percent to leave the European Union. This is the first time in the history of the European Union that a Member State has voted to withdraw from the trading bloc. What happens next?
|Madden v. Midland Funding, LLC: Supreme Court Denies Review of Controversial Second Circuit Ruling|
Traci L. Lovitt, Matthew A. (Matt) Martel, Anthony M. (Tony) Masero, Joseph B. (Joe) Sconyers; Jones Day;
July 15, 2016, previously published on June 2016On June 27, 2016, the United States Supreme Court denied certiorari in Madden v. Midland Funding, LLC. This outcome is consistent with the Solicitor General's position that further review is not appropriate at this time. We previously addressed this case and petition here and the Solicitor...
|Indonesia Loosens Foreign Investment Limits, but Some Industries Remain Protected|
Michelle Angela, Elizabeth Cole, Sushma Jobanputra, Paul C. Kuo; Jones Day;
July 12, 2016, previously published on June 2016On May 18, 2016, the Indonesian government revised its Negative Investment List (Daftar Negatif Investasi or DNI) through Presidential Regulation No. 44 of 2016. The revised Negative Investment List, which was part of a recent series of economic stimulus packages, creates opportunities for foreign...
|Supreme Court Rules that Chevron Deference Is Not Owed to Unexplained Agency Positions|
Matthew R. (Matt) Cushing, Michael J. Gray, Matthew W. (Matt) Lampe, E. Michael (Mike) Rossman, Ryan J. Watson; Jones Day;
July 11, 2016, previously published on June 2016On June 20, 2016, the United States Supreme Court decided Encino Motorcars v. Navarro, which held that an agency is not entitled to Chevron deference when it fails to give adequate reasons to support its regulation. The case involved the Department of Labor's unexplained decision to reverse a...