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Canada high court rules rights tribunal cannot award legal costs

[JURIST] The Supreme Court of Canada Friday declared that the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT) [official websites] does not have the power to award compensation for legal costs. The high court’s 7-0 decision [judgment text] states that the language used … Continue reading

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DFEH Touts $846,300 Administrative Award Against Employer For Allegedly Failing To Reasonably Accomodate Employee's Medical Condition

By Christopher S. Andre and Scott K. Dauscher In a press released issued today, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing touts an administrative award of $846,300 against an employer for allegedly failing to accommodate an employee's medical condition … Continue reading

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Vacating an arbitrator's award based on a finding it constituted a violation of public policy

Vacating an arbitrator's award based on a finding it constituted a violation of public policy Nassau Co. v Sheriff's Officers Association, Supreme Court, Nassau County, Justice Ralph P. Franco, [Not selected for publication in the Official Reports] Vacating an arbitrator's … Continue reading

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NASS Administrative Rules Organization Honors Florida's Division of Library and Information Services as 2011 Robert J. Colborn, Jr. Innovation Award Winner

Florida's Division of Library and Information Services Recognized for Implementation of a Program to Hyperlink Materials Incorporated by Rules in the On-line Version of the Florida Administrative Code The Administrative Codes and Registers (ACR) Section of the National Association of … Continue reading

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An arbitration award may be confirmed despite the non-appearance of a party in an Article 75 proceeding

An arbitration award may be confirmed despite the non-appearance of a party in an Article 75 proceeding Saunders v City of New York, 283 AD2d 213 The lesson of the Saunders case is that if a party wishes to oppose … Continue reading

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