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Yes this is legal. Under the Civil Rights Act of 1964, there is an exemption under Title VII - Equal Employment Opportunity that allows for discrimination based on a protected trait when there is a Bona Fide Occupational Qualification (BFOQ). The wording is such that it can cover a slew of jobs that have just cause to discriminate against someone in their ...


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Contrary to another answer, as stated in footnote 13 of KNIGHT v. NASSAU COUNTY CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION: It is true that Title VII allows employees to be classified on the basis of their religion, sex, or national origin if such a classification "is a bona fide occupational qualification reasonably necessary to the normal operation" of a ...


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There are, as far as I know, no "FDA-approved" vaccines against covid in the US. The FDA has given Emergency Use Authorization to some vaccines. This does not currently include the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. It is impossible for a person to get the J&J vaccine in the US, because it is not authorized, and J&J does not distribute it. One ...


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Barrister to instructing solicitor: “Am I working for the plaintiff or defendant?” Plaintiff Your honour, this excellent study and the expert testimony you have heard from the authors, clearly demonstrates that whiteboard testing is sexual discrimination by another name. The clear correlation between the gender of the interviewee and their ability to ...


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Yes, it's legal. In a movie or theater production, the race of an actor is a relevant choice for the artistic message the director wants to convey. Not the genetic background, but the real appearance. Skin color, body stature, apparent gender and everything. Think of an example... Boys on the Side. Replace the chubby-to-overweight and black Whoopie Goldberg ...


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Overtime pay in Ontario is required by the Employment Standards Act (ESA). Most employees are entitled to "time and a half" if they work more than 44 hours in a single week. According to this Ontario Government web page For most employees, whether they work full-time, part-time, are students, temporary help agency assignment employees, or casual ...


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could this mean my employer owns the idea and anything I develop --since I would use the same technology for my idea that I do at work? No, unless by "technology" you mean the employer's materials or resources (see condition 3 of the clause). Your remark that "this is completely and utterly unrelated to [employer's] business model" ...


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When starting self-employed work, there are a number of consequences. If the activity is gewerblich but not freiberuflich, it is necessary to register with the Gewerbeamt (~ trade office). This obligation is specificed in §14 GewO. Per §146 GewO, failure to perform a registration is a misdemeanour that can be fined with up to €1000. This assumes that the ...


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It's probably not unlawful to ask, but an answer cannot be required immediately. Per the Department of Labor, Susan has 60 days to elect COBRA coverage (the qualifying event here being the termination of Susan's employment): Your plan must give you at least 60 days to choose whether or not to elect COBRA coverage, beginning from the date the election notice ...


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does this means he would have to wait 6 months before working at a job in a related field? Is this enforceable? No. Although the last sentence appears to encompass the whole IT business in British Columbia, that naive provision would be voided as unreasonable and contrary to public policy. For that clause to be valid, (1) "direct competition" can ...


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You can do this However, your employees would be employed in and subject to the employment law of the jurisdiction where they are located. So, English employees would be subject to English/Welsh employment law, English/Welsh work health and safely law, English/Welsh superannuation/pension law, you would withhold tax and remit it to the UK Inland Revenue ...


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