Nov 032019
 
 November 3, 2019  Posted by  Business, Non-U.S., Workplace

George Roberts reports: A company working on the Shell-owned Queensland Gas Corporation (QGC) project has told job applicants they will not be accepted until they submit to blood tests to check if they are at risk of heart attack, high cholesterol and other conditions. The recruitment subcontractor, SNC Lavalin, has [Read More…]

Oct 312019
 
 October 31, 2019  Posted by  Govt, Laws, Non-U.S., Workplace

Aman Rawat reports: Following a tussle between employees and employers regarding the linking of Aadhaar number with provident fund (PF) accounts, a group of technology and back end companies has turned to the government seeking help on the clarification of norms related to Aadhaar linking with PF accounts. In March [Read More…]

Oct 222019
 
 October 22, 2019  Posted by  Court, U.S., Workplace, Youth & Schools

Janelle Retka reports: The Yakima School District has filed a lawsuit in Yakima County Superior Court seeking permission to withhold confidential employee medical information in a public records request — some of which had already been released. The case, which involves drug screening paperwork for district employees and job applicants, [Read More…]

Oct 212019
 
 October 21, 2019  Posted by  Breaches, Court, Non-U.S., Surveillance, Workplace

Diane Taylor reports: A former Metropolitan police detective who successfully sued the force for wrongly using its powers to investigate her has lost her eight-year court battle to hold the police to account. Andrea Brown said after a new ruling against her she might become homeless paying the police’s costs. “It can’t [Read More…]