Australia Enacts Gender Equality Bill

Australia continues the global movement towards pay equity. The Australian state of Victoria, which includes the City of Melbourne, recently signed and enacted their first ever Gender Equality Bill. In late February, the Victorian Parliament passed legislation requiring thousands of employers—including in the public sector, universities, and local governments—to prove that they are “actively pursuing”…

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Uber UK Case Highlights Possible Issues for U.S. Employers


Uber’s longstanding conflicts surrounding driver classification have not only affected the workforce in the United States, but also in the United Kingdom .. It’s become an example of how far-reaching employee classifications can stretch throughout the gig economy. A UK case involving Uber may shed light on what could soon become the norm in the…

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