the EU, Germany, and the United States

EU Law Analysis: Strengthening democracy through public participation in policy-making: the EU, Germany, and the United States Strengthening democracy through public participation in policy-making: the EU, Germany, and the United States Susan Rose-Ackerman (Henry R. Luce Professor of Law and Political Science, Emeritus, Professorial Lecturer in Law, Yale University) and Lena Riemer (Fox Fellow at Yale University; Doctoral candidate at Freie Universität Berlin)* The European Union and some of its Member States are beginning to introduce enhanced public participation in executive regulatory processes at the same time as the United…

Tribunal orders injury to feelings award for employee who was asked to keep her sexuality a secret | Employment Law Blog

Last month, an Employment Tribunal ordered an employer to pay a former employee the sum of £8,000 (plus interest), in the form of an injury to feelings award, following its earlier judgment that the employee had been directly discriminated against on the basis that she was a lesbian. This was despite the fact that there was no evidence that the discriminator was in any way prejudiced against lesbian employees.    McMahon v Redwood TTM Limited and Pilling Ms McMahon, a Quality Control Manager, began working for Redwood in May 2017.…