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Employment Law

Labor law or employment law is the body of laws, administrative rulings, and precedents which address the legal rights of, and restrictions on, working people and their organizations. As such, it mediates many aspects of the relationship between trade unions, employers and employees.

Articles About Employment Law

Corporate Grinches Stealing Christmas from Staff

By IBTimes UK

Expenses restrictions and a reminder that office parties are still in working hours. Merry Christmas. (Dec 11)

MORE TOPICS: LAWYER

Thousands of US Fast Food Workers Strike Against Low Wages

By IBTimes UK

The organisers of the industrial actions want a minimum wage increase. (Dec 06)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, CALIFORNIA, NEW YORK, MICHIGAN, HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Hand Over Businesses or Face Jail, Mugabe Tells Foreigners in Zimbabwe

By IBTimes UK

Foreigners banned from holding controlling share in businesses across swathes of Zimbabwean economy. (Nov 24)

MORE TOPICS: MANUFACTURING, ADVERTISING, RETAIL, ZIMBABWE

Flexible Working Rights: How UK Firms Can Manage New Regulation's Challenges

By IBTimes UK

Paula Whelan, head of employment at law firm Shakespeares, discusses the challenges of the new flexible working rights regime. (Nov 21)

MORE TOPICS: SMARTPHONE, LAW FIRM

Infosys to Pay $34 million in US Visa Case

By Reuters

Tech services giant Infosys Ltd agreed on Wednesday to pay $34 million to end a U.S. investigation related to the widespread practice by Indian firms of flying workers to client sites in the United States on temporary visas. (Oct 31)

MORE TOPICS: COURT, INDIA, INFOSYS, OUTSOURCING, SETTLEMENT

Lowly-Paid US Fast-Food Workers Require $7 Billion a Year in Public Aid: Study

By Economy Watch

More than half of employees working at the largest fast-food chains in the U.S. are earning so little in wages that they must rely on some sort of public assistance to get by, according to a new study co-published by the University of California-Berkeley and the University of Illinois on Tuesday. (Oct 17)

MORE TOPICS: CALIFORNIA

Burqas, Niqabs and Work: What Should Employers Do About Staff Wanting to Wear Veils?

By IBTimes UK

Amanda Trewhella, an employment law solicitor at Fisher Meredith, takes us through the issues around religious clothing and work. (Oct 07)

MORE TOPICS: RELIGION

EU Referendum: Goldman Sachs Bosses Warn Banks Will Flee London if UK Quits Single Market

By IBTimes UK

Michael Sherwood and Richard Gnodde, co-chief executives of Goldman Sachs International, speak out ahead of EU referendum. (Sep 03)

MORE TOPICS: GOLDMAN SACHS, EUROPEAN UNION, INVESTMENT, LONDON

ONS: 50,000 More UK Workers on Zero-Hours Contracts than Estimated

By IBTimes UK

Office of National Statistics data shows that there were 250,000 UK people on zero-hours contracts in 2012 (Aug 02)

MORE TOPICS: RETAIL, JOURNALISM, CONGRESS

London Teacher Who Denounced Jews as Star Trek Vulcans is Sacked

By IBTimes UK

Primary school teacher Mr Arya claims his controversial beliefs covered under Equality Act. (Jul 06)

MORE TOPICS: FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS, LONDON