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Let's talk about discrimination against people with disabilities

Let's talk about discrimination against people with disabilities

Laws banning discrimination of people with disabilities will serve as a powerful signal of what is fair and acceptable treatment towards such an individual.

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More laws needed to tackle ageism in the workplace: Forum

More laws needed to tackle ageism in the workplace: Forum

It is regrettable that the Tripartite Guidelines on the Re-employment of Older Employees, which offer good re-employment practices, do not have the force of law and are not binding on employers.

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SIA, pilots in deadlock over pay, work conditions

SIA, pilots in deadlock over pay, work conditions

Dispute heads to Industrial Arbitration Court and case may be heard by end of next month.

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OUE Lippo Healthcare served court documents by former exec director

OUE Lippo Healthcare served court documents by former exec director

OUE Lippo Healthcare has been served with court documents by its former executive director, Lim Beng Choo, following Ms Lim's commencement of court proceedings against the company on Aug 15, 2018, over unpaid dues.

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Ex-CEO of social media company sues co-founder

Ex-CEO of social media company sues co-founder

Cheo Ming Shen alleges he was forced out as CEO of Nuffnang's parent company Netccentric

Fuji Xerox ex-boss sues for wrongful dismissal

Fuji Xerox ex-boss sues for wrongful dismissal

Company claims he entered into transactions that caused it to suffer loss and damage.

High Court clarifies law on contractual discretion and penalty clauses

In Ricardo Leiman v Noble Resources Ltd [2018] SGHC 166, the Court held that an exercise of a contractual discretion in an employment contract may be invalidated if it was arbitrary, capricious or in bad faith.

Non-delegable duty, vicarious liability and agency: moving towards convergence?

Judges have consistently insisted that vicarious liability and non-delegable duty are separate and distinct concepts and should remain so. Yet, judging from recent judicial developments, the two appear to be moving ever closer to each other.

Singapore High Court enforces international two-year non-compete

In Tan Kok Yong Steve v Itochu Singapore Pte Ltd [2018] SGHC 85, the SHC enforced a Non-Compete that extended to Vietnam and the Philippines, for a period of 2 years. This is the first enforcement of a 2-yr Non-Compete in over a decade in Singapore.
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