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Appointment of Dorothy Thompson CBE as non-executive Chair of Tullow Oil plc Photo Tullow Oil

Thompson takes over from Founder Heavey, Tullow Oil

working in the Commercial and Industrial division of the Bank of Botswana. Thompson holds a BSc and an MSc in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science.   As well as her experience with Drax, Thompson is also currently a non-executive Director of the Court of the Bank of England (since 2014) and the NYSE-listed Eaton Corporation plc (since 2016). She was a non-executive director of Johnson Matthey plc from 2007-16.   Aidan Heavey, Chairman of Tullow Oil stated, "I am delighted that Dorothy Thompson is joining Tullow and I wish her well

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Can Employers Ask About Prescription Drug Use?

drug use. Connolly, 623 F. Supp. 2d at 930.    Even without a disability, an individual subjected to an unlawful inquiry or medical examination can succeed with a claim under the ADA. Pennsylvania State Troopers Association v. Miller, 621 F. Supp. 2d 246, 252 (M.D. Pa. 2008). Similarly, the court in Griffin v. Steeltek, Inc., 160 F.3d 593-94 (10th Cir. 1998), found that a rejected applicant may seek damages under § 12112(d)(2)(A) if that rejection was based on information from an illegal pre-offer inquiry or medical examination, regardless of whether it reveals a disability.   Narrowly

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Effective Harassment Prevention Training

arises from the fact that the term “harassment” appears nowhere in the statute’s text. Rather, the key operative language provides that an employer may not discriminate against an individual with respect to his “compensation, terms, conditions, or privileges.” The Supreme Court adopted the “severe or pervasive” standard in order to shoehorn the harassment concept into the “terms” or “conditions” language. Put another way, discriminatory harassment does not become actionable under Title VII unless its severity or pervasiveness is intense

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Insights: USCG Can Suspend and Revoke Merchant Mariner Credentials

right, the Constitution, the Administrative Procedure Act, and Coast Guard regulations provide due process protections when the government proposes suspending or revoking that Credential.     To that end, the S&R hearing process is very similar to a civil trial in state or federal court without a jury but with streamlined discovery rules to ensure a just, speedy, and inexpensive determination. The hearing is not a criminal trial and the Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) cannot sentence a mariner to incarceration or impose a fine.  Rather, these administrative proceedings are remedial

Sewol Crew Gets Little in Legal Resources

MOKPO, South Korea, May 20 (Reuters) - South Korea's legal system appears to be failing 15 surviving crew of a ferry that sank last month, killing hundreds of children, with their being tried and convicted by an angry public before the case has even come to court. Lawyers are agonising over how they can mount a convincing defence of the crew, who jumped ship as the children waited in their cabins, dressed in life jackets, obediently following orders before a disaster that put the whole country in mourning. The absence of determined defence may mean that the crew's side of the story - whether

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