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Implementation of the EU Whistleblowing Directive in Spain: latest position

In our latest update on how the EU Whistleblowing Directive is being implemented across Europe, we focus on recent developments in Spain. Whistleblowers in Spain currently have very little legislative protection, with existing provisions limited to certain types of complaint (e.g. money laundering) and certain sectors (e.g. financial institutions).  To comply with the much broader … Continue Reading

Expansion of Discrimination Law

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (“Title VII”) forbids employers with 15 or more employees to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion or national origin. In a case of first impression, the Sixth Circuit recently affirmed that a volunteer may constitute an “employee” under Title VII. Expressly rejecting the Second Circuit’s two-step … Continue Reading