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'Unfair' dismissal of full-time mayor from role at a school could be justified, says EAT

A former member of staff at a school in Merseyside was not entitled to compensation when he was dismissed from his role, as his full-time work as the elected mayor of Liverpool was incompatible with him continuing as an employee, the Employment Appeal Tribunal... 17 Apr 2015

OECD: employment tax burdens rise despite static income tax rates

Taxes have risen by around one per cent on the average worker's wage in Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries since 2014, although the majority of governments have not increased income tax rates, the OECD has said . ... 15 Apr 2015

US regulator issues first financial penalty to firm for alleged whistleblowing restrictions

A US company will pay $130,000 to the country's Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to settle allegations that language used in internal confidentiality agreements prevented staff from 'whistleblowing' about potential wrongdoing. 02 Apr 2015

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