Millennial Amber Smith writes: Whilst waiting to go into a history lecture, I noticed that the students walking out of the engineering lecture were predominately male. As I looked around at my female peers - waiting for the history lecture - I realised the extent to which the gender gap still prevails and considered the impact this would have on our future working lives. Despite being a millennial, mathematics, IT and construction for example are still associated predominantly with a male image. You only have to walk into toy shops to see that gender differences are still promoted from an early age. Yet my generation does not expect or condone a gender gap: we expect to be able to go in to any job, at the same level, and be promoted and paid equally alongside our male counterparts.
Millennial Amber Smith writes: In light of the recent Cambridge Analytica and Facebook data privacy scandal, I found myself more aware of what both I and others in the millennial generation were sharing impetuously. As a tech savvy generation, we are posing cybersecurity threats at a more significant rate in the workplace than arguably any generation before. This article examines the problem of - and a solution to the challenges raised by - cyber security, data protection and millennials.
The Jersey Employment & Discrimination Tribunal (“JEDT”) has recently published its 2017 Annual Report. Click here for the 2017 Annual Report.
Jersey's government has passed new data protection legislation. Click here for more information.
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November 2017 has seen the rapid-fire delivery of three UK judgments on employment status in the gig economy. Click on the case names in bold for case reports.
Callington Chambers is delighted to announce that Advocate Vicky Milner has retained her position as a “Leading Individual” in The Legal 500 rankings for Jersey employment law. She continues to support senior executives, directors and businesses in dealing with all areas of employment law, including restrictive covenant and confidentiality disputes, tribunal claims, workplace stress and psychiatric injury cases, contract reviews and compromise agreements.
We are looking to recruit an experienced Legal Assistant to join our busy employment and data protection law practice. For more information click here. The closing date for applications is: 30 June 2017.
The financial services industry plays a huge role in Jersey's economy. This presentation looks at risk management issues around regulation and staffing, including the need for good corporate governance and systems which provide the right support for staff.
Information law expert Advocate Davida Blackmore writes about cybersecurity and the workforce in this month's Connect Magazine. Click here for the article.