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By Devjani H. Mishra, Emily Haigh
As its session draws to a close, the New York State Legislature substantially revised the state's anti-discrimination and anti-harassment laws this week, and Governor Andrew Cuomo has promised to sign the new measures imminently.
By Donald C. Dowling
Imagine an anonymous worker at a multinational's Egypt factory contacts the global whistleblower hotline and accuses the Cairo plant manager of dumping chemicals into the Nile.
By Rhonda Levy, Sari Springer, George Vassos
It is unlawful for employers in Canada to discriminate on the basis of disability.
By Jillian Folger-Hartwell, Sebastian Chilco
On May 28, 2019, Maine Governor Janet Mills (D) signed into law a groundbreaking new statute requiring Maine employers (even small businesses) to provide paid time off beginning January 1, 2021.
By Zoe Argento, Philip Gordon, Adrienne Scheffey
Colorado has joined the ban-the-box legislative trend. Ban-the-box laws prohibit employers from asking applicants about criminal history on the employment application, thereby banning the once-common checkbox for applicants to disclose their ex-convict status.
By Shannon Berube, Alice A. Kokodis
In a late night statement issued from Beacon Hill on June 11, 2019.
By Erika Berríos, Daniel Quiles-Pumarejo, Sashmarie Z. Rivera-Lopez
As we have previously discussed, the Puerto Rico Department of Labor (PR DOL) recently published the first edition of its Guidelines on the Interpretation of Puerto Rico's Employment Legislation (Guidelines),...
By Joseph Weiner
In one of the most significant pieces of legislation affecting employers in many years, the Minnesota Legislature passed, and Governor Walz signed, the Jobs and Economic Development Omnibus bill that includes new wage theft protections for employees and new requirements for employers.
By David Jordan, Kelley Edwards, Stacey James
On June 10, 2019, the United States Supreme Court unanimously ruled that state wage and hour laws do not apply to certain drilling rig employees working off the California coast.
By Rick Roskelley, Neil C. Baker
Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak has announced his intent to sign Senate Bill No. 312, which will require, for the first time, that Nevada private-sector employers provide employees with up to 40 hours of paid leave per benefit year.
By Anabel Rodríguez-Alonso, Maria Elisa Echenique-Arana, Pedro A. Busó-García
The PRSC recently issued a judgment in José Méndez et al v. Carso Construction, 2019 TSPR 19, validating an arbitration clause that covers a claim under the Puerto Rico Unjust Dismissal statute, Local Act No. 80...
By Dagmar Lessnau, Jan-Ove Becker
German and other European employers must ensure that employees who are traveling to another EEA state or Switzerland for business-related reasons carry a social security certificate called an A1 certificate.
By Alexandra Hemenway
Kansas City, Missouri joined the growing list of cities with salary history bans, aligning with a national trend that continues to gain momentum. On May 23, 2019, the city council
By Birgitte Gingold, Kellie Tabor
Washington Governor Jay Inslee recently signed two bills addressing sexual harassment and assault in the workplace. Both bills require covered
By Matthew U. Scherer, Michael Lotito, James A. Paretti, Jr.
A bipartisan bill introduced on May 21, 2019 in the U.S. Senate seeks to prepare America's employers and workers for the 21st century economy by establishing a national Artificial Intelligence (AI) strategy and investing $2.2 billion
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