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HTMLMajor Parties Outline Proposed Policies to Crack Down on Widespread Exploitation of Vulnerable Workers
Adam Salter; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
July 21, 2016, previously published on June 2016
Factual 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...

 

HTMLThe Coalition's Plans to Outlaw Employer "Sweetheart Deals" with Unions
Adam Salter; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
July 21, 2016, previously published on June 2016
The 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...

 

HTMLUpdate Regarding the Coles Supermarkets Enterprise Agreement
Adam Salter; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
July 21, 2016, previously published on June 2016
In last month's Update, we reported that the Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission ("Commission") found that the Coles Store Team Enterprise Agreement 2014-17 ("2014 Agreement") did not pass the "better off overall test" ("BOOT"). Coles was given until 10...

 

HTMLFair Work Commission Dismisses Bullying Claim for "Hurt Feelings"
Adam Salter; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
July 21, 2016, previously published on June 2016
The Commission has considered an application for a stop-bullying order brought by a casual receptionist against three co-workers working at a medical centre in Western Australia. The Commission dismissed the application on the basis that the alleged bullying was "over-estimated",...

 

HTMLIncrease to the High Income Threshold under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth)
Adam Salter; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
July 21, 2016, previously published on June 2016
The 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...

 

HTMLSupreme 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;
Legal Alert/Article
July 20, 2016, previously published on May 2016
On 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.

 

HTMLBrexit: United Kingdom Votes to Leave the EU
John Phillips; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
July 15, 2016, previously published on June 2016
The 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?

 

HTMLFish and Wildlife Service Proposes Changes to Eagle Protection Regulations
Alina Fortson, Charles T. (Chuck) Wehland; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
July 15, 2016, previously published on July 2016
On 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.

 

HTMLSecond 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;
Legal Alert/Article
July 15, 2016, previously published on July 2016
On 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...

 

HTMLMadden 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;
Legal Alert/Article
July 15, 2016, previously published on June 2016
On 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...

 


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