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By Shir Fulga, Michael Comartin
On December 6, 2018, the government of Ontario unveiled Bill 66, Restoring Ontario's Competitiveness Act, 2018. The bill is designed to reduce the regulatory and financial burden of operating...
By Jana Baker, James McBride
A recent decision by a National Labor Relations Board administrative law judge serves as a good reminder that even nonunion employees in healthcare settings are protected by Section 7 of the NLRA.
By James J. Plunkett, Harold Coxson
Shutdown Shelved (For Now). In a rare demonstration of unity, Congress punted on this week's government funding debate out of respect for the funeral of President George H.W. Bush
By AnnRene Braun
Missouri voters have been heard: the state's minimum wage is on the rise. On November 6, 2018, Missouri voters approved Proposition B, a measure that proposed an increase to the current state...
By Carsten Brachmann
The questions of whether limitation periods in employment contracts must expressly exclude claims to the statutory minimum wage and whether limitation/forfeiture clauses in employment contracts.
By Neil McKittrick
On October 13, 2018, the Massachusetts legislature amended the state's Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) law.
By Dee Anna Hays
How long has it been since your organization updated its employee handbook? It's time to brush off any layers of dust that have accumulated over the years ...
By Melissa Manna
On December 3, 2018, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) introduced a new plan that would require employers to pre-register all potential H-1B candidates for selection in the H-1B lottery.
By Daniel G. Cohen
On December 4, 2018, the Michigan Senate and House of Representatives passed the Paid Medical Leave Act, which makes wholesale changes to the state's paid sick leave proposal...
By Jessica Kuester
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires applicable large employers, as well as all employers that sponsor self-funded health plans, to report certain health plan coverage information.
By Randolph Ruff, Jonathan Mraunac
In this episode, Randy Ruff and Jonathan Mraunac discuss how design delegation can occur and best practices for managing the associated risks.
By Shir Fulga, Michael Comartin
In a previous article, we noted the need for the new Ontario government to provide some clarity as to if and when the Pay Transparency Act, 2018 was going to be implemented.
By Kiosha Dickey
On November 30, 2018, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) announced it was rolling out three directives to "reinforce OFCCP's commitment to fulfilling its enforcement mission...
By Lawrence Smith
On November 16, 2018, the Third Court of Appeals in Austin, Texas, entered a temporary injunction blocking the implementation of the paid sick leave ordinance that the Austin City Council passed in February 2018.
By Michelle Wimes
Employee Affinity Groups—also known as Business Resource Groups—are groups of employees with common interests, concerns, or characteristics.
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