Losing My Religion

On 27 June 2018 the Court of Appeal of the Supreme Court of New South Wales handed down a decision in relation to an Orthodox Rabbi’s employment contract that purportedly granted him “life tenure”. The Court upheld an appeal against a 2017 judgment that Orthodox Jewish law guaranteed the Rabbi’s life tenure “by implication if not by incorporation” as an element of his employment contract. Rabbi Benzion Milecki claimed that his 32-year employment with the South Head & District Synagogue (In Liquidation) could not be terminated otherwise than in accordance with Orthodox Jewish law, following the decision of appointed Administrators to dismiss the Rabbi under Australian law in April 2017. In t

Webcast: Adverse Action Case Law Update

Adverse action claims continue to evolve, with new lessons and implications for HR professionals. In this HR Daily Premium webcast, executive lawyer and director of Henry William Lawyers, Nick Noonan, discusses: The adverse action regime; Recent legislative changes; Lessons from key adverse action rulings; and Risk-mitigation strategies. The full presentation, recorded live in June 2018 is available here. Short on time? Watch these excerpts here.

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