Category Archives: Labour

Is it legal to pay a woman a different salary than a man for equal work?

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rules that it is OK legal to pay women a different salary for the same work as a man. Yes, really!! Continue reading

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Geys Wins, Geys Wins, Geys Wins: Investment Banker Wins Case Against SocGen

By: Ainsley Brown The investment banker who turned down €7.9 million in severance to sue for over €10 million has won his case against the French bank Société Générale (SocGen). The banker in question, Mr. Raphael Geys, was the head … Continue reading

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Banker Turns Down €7.9 Million And Sues For €10 Million Plus

By: Ainsley Brown What’s a few million euros between friends, right? SocGen – Sociètè Gènèrale – one of France’s oldest and most respected banks is being sued in the English High Court by one of its former managing directors. Raphael … Continue reading

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CIBC Loses Age Discrimination Case In The UK

By: Ainsley Brown It would seem that yet another Canadian bank has received a wrap on the knuckles in the UK. The latest bank to be disciplined: Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC), who lost an employment age discrimination case. The … Continue reading

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August 1: A Day Of Remembrance

By: Ainsley Brown This is part of the Middle Passage Law Series on Law is Cool. Why am I wearing all black today? Am I in mourning? No, not exactly. Then why? Well it is August 1: Emancipation Day. I … Continue reading

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GM Continues Its Restructuring Long March With Plans To Sell Vauxhall.

By: Ainsley Brown General Motors (GM) this week in another move in its restructuring plan has taken further steps to divest itself of its European operations. First it was Swedish Saab now it’s the UK’s Vauxhall. According to the report … Continue reading

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