Monthly Archives: February 2013

Federal Court Rules Employers Cannot Discriminate Based on Family Obligations

The Federal Court has ruled in a landmark decision that employers cannot discriminate against employees with family obligations. Federal Court Justice Leonard Mandamin wrote, “I find there was evidence before the tribunal supporting its conclusion that Ms. Johnston [the plaintiff]…

Limitations on Gun Industry Lawsuits Attracting Criticism

An American law passed in 2005 that blocks lawsuits against gun companies is under increased scrutiny this week as Newtown parents and the families of the Aurora theatre shooting victims begin to talk publicly about their attempts to legally pursue…