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Compensation For The Demise Of Employee- التعويض عن وفاة العامل, prof. Jassim Salem Al-Shamsi 2021 Professor of Civil Law and Former Dean of the College of Law - United Arab Emirates University

Compensation For The Demise Of Employee- التعويض عن وفاة العامل, Prof. Jassim Salem Al-Shamsi

Journal Sharia and Law

As per the Provisions of the Labor Law and the Legislations specifying the Liability for the Harmful Act & Blood Money (Diyah).

Comments on the judgment passed by Sharjah Civil Court of First Instance on 31.5.1995 in the lawsuit No: 215 for the year 1993, the judgment passed by Sharjah Federal Court of Appeal on 15.11.1995 in the appeals No: 16, 168 and 178 for the year 1995 and the judgment of the federal Supreme Court on 8.10.1996 in the Objection No: 74 for the year 18- cassation- Civil.

Our comments on the judgment s ...


Protecting The Workers During Probation Period: A Comparative Study Of The Egyptian, French And Uae Legal Systems- حماية العامل في فترة الاختبار, Dr. Mohammed Bendari 2021 Faculty of Sharia and Law - Al-Azhar University - Egypt

Protecting The Workers During Probation Period: A Comparative Study Of The Egyptian, French And Uae Legal Systems- حماية العامل في فترة الاختبار, Dr. Mohammed Bendari

Journal Sharia and Law

The paper starts with a definition of the probation period differentiating it from other definitions, then it tackles the workers protection with regard to agreement on the lapse of right of option, and finally covers safeguarding the worker from unjustified termination during probation period .

The paper is a comparative study of the Egyptian, French and Emirates legal systems.


The Development Of The Workers’ Compensation System: Partial Vs. Comprehensive Solutions, Dr.adnan sarhan 2021 Professor of Civil Law, Assistant Director for Branch Affairs, Former Dean of the Faculty of Law - University of Sharjah

The Development Of The Workers’ Compensation System: Partial Vs. Comprehensive Solutions, Dr.Adnan Sarhan

Journal Sharia and Law

The workers’ compensation Provision, originally included in the French Law of 1898 – which heavily influenced the labour Law in the UAE – once considered as a masterpiece of legal achievement , are now obsolete.

This is mainly due to the variations in the levels of the protection provided for in case of Civil accidents (such as traffic accidents) other than for injuries occurring in the scope of employment. In the first case, the victims are entitled to an expansive protection against the consequences of injuries, while injured workers have only the right to a lump sum compensation not exceeding a certain percentage ...


Compensation, Commodification, And Disablement: How Law Has Dehumanized Laboring Bodies And Excluded Nonlaboring Humans, Karen M. Tani 2021 University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School

Compensation, Commodification, And Disablement: How Law Has Dehumanized Laboring Bodies And Excluded Nonlaboring Humans, Karen M. Tani

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Law

This essay reviews Nate Holdren's "Injury Impoverished: Workplace Accidents, Capitalism, and Law in the Progressive Era" (Cambridge University Press, 2020), which explores the changes in legal imagination that accompanied the rise of workers' compensation programs. The essay foregrounds Holdren’s insights about disability. "Injury Impoverished" illustrates the meaning and material consequences that the law has given to work-related impairments over time and documents the naturalization of disability-based exclusion from the formal labor market. In the present day, with so many social benefits tied to employment, this exclusion is particularly troubling.


Table Of Contents, Seattle University Law Review 2021 Seattle University School of Law

Table Of Contents, Seattle University Law Review

Seattle University Law Review

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Consortium And Workers’ Compensation: The Demolition Of Consortium, Michael Green, David M. Layman 2020 Louisiana State University Law Center

Consortium And Workers’ Compensation: The Demolition Of Consortium, Michael Green, David M. Layman

Louisiana Law Review

The article discusses issues on spousal consortium claims and workers' compensation in the U.S., including the aspects of compensation for accidental injuries and tort claims.


Table Of Contents, Seattle University Law Review 2020 Seattle University School of Law

Table Of Contents, Seattle University Law Review

Seattle University Law Review

Table of Contents


Compensation For Abused Foreign Domestic Workers: A Problem Of Enforcement, Benjamin Joshua ONG 2020 Singapore Management University

Compensation For Abused Foreign Domestic Workers: A Problem Of Enforcement, Benjamin Joshua Ong

Research Collection School Of Law

In Tay Wee Kiat v Public Prosecutor [2018] 5 SLR 438; [2019] 5 SLR 1033, two offenders who had abused a foreign domestic worker had been ordered to pay her compensation, on pain of a default term of imprisonment. When they failed to pay, the Prosecution applied for the compensation order to be enforced by way of attachment of the offenders’ property or garnishment of debts due to the offenders (“garnishment/attachment orders”). The High Court refused to make garnishment/attachment orders on the grounds that (a) the Prosecution had applied for such orders belatedly; and (b) such orders would ...


Forum: Some Misconceptions About The Revocation Of Work Passes, Benjamin Joshua ONG 2020 Singapore Management University

Forum: Some Misconceptions About The Revocation Of Work Passes, Benjamin Joshua Ong

Research Collection School Of Law

Several work pass holders, including both blue- and white-collar workers, have recently had their work passes revoked after they breached safe distancing rules.


Lhwca Section 905(B) And Scindia: The Confused Tale Of A Legal Pendulum, Thomas C. Galligan, Brian C. Colomb 2020 Louisiana State University Law Center

Lhwca Section 905(B) And Scindia: The Confused Tale Of A Legal Pendulum, Thomas C. Galligan, Brian C. Colomb

Louisiana Law Review

The article presents the U.S. Supreme Court case Scindia Steam Navigation Co., Ltd. v. De Los Santos to discuss Section 905(b) of the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (LHWCA), which provided negligence as a course of action in advancing workers' compensation claims.


Osha, The Opportunism Police, Jason R. Bent 2020 Brigham Young University Law School

Osha, The Opportunism Police, Jason R. Bent

BYU Law Review

No abstract provided.


The Conservative Challenge To Caring For Compensated Caregivers, Peggie R. Smith 2020 Washington University in St. Louis

The Conservative Challenge To Caring For Compensated Caregivers, Peggie R. Smith

Washington University Journal of Law & Policy

As more households seek home care workers to provide care for elderly and disabled family members, conservative attacks on workers’ unionization efforts threaten to destabilize the industry. This article discusses the supply and demand concerns within the industry, and considers the conservative attack on home care workers. It concludes by exploring the proposed federal domestic workers bill of rights and recommends proactive measures for states to help fortify the industry.


When The Going Gets Weird, The Weird Turn Pro*: Management Best Practices In The Age Of Medicinal Marijuana, John I. Winn JD, LLM 2020 Professor of Business Law at the Harry F. Byrd, Jr. School of Business (AACSB) at Shenandoah University

When The Going Gets Weird, The Weird Turn Pro*: Management Best Practices In The Age Of Medicinal Marijuana, John I. Winn Jd, Llm

Roger Williams University Law Review

No abstract provided.


How Come Mary-Jane Is Not On Workers’ Comp?: Requiring Rhode Island Workers’ Compensation Insurers To Reimburse Employees For Medical Marijuana, Devon Q. Toro 2020 Candidate for Juris Doctor, Roger Williams University School of Law

How Come Mary-Jane Is Not On Workers’ Comp?: Requiring Rhode Island Workers’ Compensation Insurers To Reimburse Employees For Medical Marijuana, Devon Q. Toro

Roger Williams University Law Review

No abstract provided.


Mello V. Killeavy, 205 A.3d 454 (R.I. 2019), Kaitlyn Alger 2020 Candidate for Juris Doctor, Roger Williams University School of Law

Mello V. Killeavy, 205 A.3d 454 (R.I. 2019), Kaitlyn Alger

Roger Williams University Law Review

No abstract provided.


Worker's Compensation, H. Michael Bagley, J. Benson Ward 2020 Mercer University School of Law

Worker's Compensation, H. Michael Bagley, J. Benson Ward

Mercer Law Review

The 2018–2019 survey period featured important legislative changes as well as interesting decisions of the appellate courts addressing workers’ compensation issues on such wide-ranging topics as scheduled break exceptions, the Insolvency Pool, and occupational diseases.

  • Legislative Update
  • Intoxication and Drug Testing
  • Ingress—Egress on Scheduled Breaks
  • Insolvency Pool
  • Evidence in Seeking Catastrophic Designation
  • Exclusive Remedy
  • Attorney's Fees
  • Standard of Review/Occupational Disease


In Memory Of Professor James E. Bond, Janet Ainsworth 2020 Seattle University School of Law

In Memory Of Professor James E. Bond, Janet Ainsworth

Seattle University Law Review

Janet Ainsworth, Professor of Law at Seattle University School of Law: In Memory of Professor James E. Bond.


Table Of Contents, Seattle University Law Review 2020 Seattle University School of Law

Table Of Contents, Seattle University Law Review

Seattle University Law Review

Table of Contents


Buma V. Providence Porp. Dev., 135 Nev. Adv. Op. 60 (Dec. 12, 2019), E. Sebastian Cate-Cribari 2020 University of Nevada, Las Vegas -- William S. Boyd School of Law

Buma V. Providence Porp. Dev., 135 Nev. Adv. Op. 60 (Dec. 12, 2019), E. Sebastian Cate-Cribari

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

The court determined that the Nevada Industrial Insurance Act (NIIA) extends workers’ compensation protections to traveling employees while they are on work trips. The court held that traveling employee cases will use a categorical approach, where workers’ compensation is extended to traveling employees for injuries sustained during activity that can be considered an employment risk or a neutral risk which passes the increased risk test, but not to activities which are considered a personal risk. Activities considered a personal risk fall under the “distinct departure” exception, which requires that no compensation be given for injuries sustained during “personally motivated activities ...


The Disability Dilemma: Difficulties Involving Erisa Claims For Subjective-Proof Diseases, Courtney D. Keeling 2020 University of Oklahoma College of Law

The Disability Dilemma: Difficulties Involving Erisa Claims For Subjective-Proof Diseases, Courtney D. Keeling

Oklahoma Law Review

No abstract provided.


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