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O1 Visa work contract with German employee

An O1 Visa implies the "employee" is not staying in Germany, but coming to the US. Otherwise being a self-employed German and sending invoices for work done to the US company would be way ...
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If a worker quit his old job because a recruiter at a new job contacted him with an appealing offer, can he still be fired without cause in probation?

Pre-contract negotiations are not relevant The employee agreed to a probation period? Then there’s a probation period. The only cause of action would be if the new employer always intended to fire the ...
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In the US, are employers liable for torts caused by their employees working from home

I can't find anything on point in the UK, but I suspect that here the employer might find themselves liable under health and safety law, on the grounds that the company is forcing its employees to act ...
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In the US, are employers liable for torts caused by their employees working from home

germany "Work From Home" does not mean "work from whereever, you decide". It means "from home", literally. Where "home" is, is written down in your (mandatory) ...
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In the US, are employers liable for torts caused by their employees working from home

Probably australia For an employer to be held liable for the tort of an employee the common law requires that the tortious act of the employee be committed in the course or scope of the employment. ...
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In UK law, what weight does an organisation's stated keywords/values have?

As a non-lawyer I've been wondering if these stated values have any legal significance? Probably not, particularly in the case of a regulatory organization. Mottos like that are aspirational rather ...
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In the US, are employers liable for torts caused by their employees working from home

Vicarious liability generally needs to pass the so-called "close connection" test, meaning that the act in question must be sufficiently related to the conduct that the employer has actually ...
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Non accredited degree

The general rule in the U.S., including New York State, is that your employment can be terminated at any time for any reason. This is called "at will" employment. The main exceptions are: ...
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Are there any jobs that are forbidden by law to convicted felons?

united-states The conviction of any felony automatically disqualifies a candidate from working for the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation), whether as a special agent or on the professional staff. ...
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Are there any jobs that are forbidden by law to convicted felons?

united-states Although the American federal government doesn't outright bar felons from most positions, it does require job-seekers to provide sufficient information so the hiring agency can determine ...
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Are there any jobs that are forbidden by law to convicted felons?

Yes, but ... australia The Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Act (Cth) (HREOC Act) makes it illegal to discriminate on the basis of a criminal record unless it makes them unable to perform the '...
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Are there any jobs that are forbidden by law to convicted felons?

massachusetts You can't be a police officer in Massachusetts MGL Part I, Title VII, Chapter 41, Section 96A No person who has been convicted of any felony or whose name is listed in the national ...
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