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April 17, 2024

EEOC Releases Expansive Final Regulations to Implement the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

The EEOC released its final regulations under the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA), taking an expansive reading of the PWFA’s requirements.

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April 16, 2024

Belgium: Training "Federal Learning Account" Online Since April 1, 2024

To help employees manage their individual training rights, the Federal Public Service Employment in Belgium has developed a training account called the "Federal Learning Account" (FLA).

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April 16, 2024

D.C. Circuit Rejects NLRB Surveillance Decision as “Nonsense”

Reversing the NLRB’s decision in Sterns Produce Company v. NLRB, the D.C. Circuit rejected the Board’s reasoning that a company had engaged in unlawful surveillance simply by directing a driver to uncover his onboard camera.

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April 15, 2024

U.S. Supreme Court Clarifies When the Federal Arbitration Act’s “Transportation Exemption” Applies

On April 12, 2024, the U.S. Supreme Court addressed whether the Federal Arbitration Act’s (FAA) transportation exemption—meaning the FAA would not apply—only relates to workers within the transportation industry.

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April 15, 2024

Phoenix City Council Requires Heat Safety Plans from City Contractors

The Phoenix ordinance creates the first heat protection scheme for workers in Arizona. Like most states, Arizona does not impose heat illness regulations statewide.

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April 15, 2024

Canada: Another Arbitrator Considers Interaction Between Canada Labour Code Leave Entitlements and Other Leave Entitlements

In Teamsters Local Union 987 of Alberta v Purolator Inc., 2024 CanLII 21937 (CA LA), an arbitrator dealt with a clash between the amount of leave days under a unionized employer’s collective agreements (CA) and the leave entitlements under the CLC.

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April 11, 2024

What are some investigation interview tips for speaking to someone who may have experienced trauma?

An investigator’s role in an investigation is to gather facts, but there are times when they need to recognize the signs of trauma, and understand how it affects complainants, respondents, witnesses, and the accuracy of investigative data.

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April 11, 2024

Illinois Federal Court Holds that a Pension Rehabilitation Plan Fund Used an Improper High-Contribution Rate in Withdrawal Liability Calculations

In a matter of first impression for federal courts, the N.D. of Illinois found that a pension fund cannot use post-2014 contribution rate increases made pursuant to a rehabilitation plan to calculate an employer’s withdrawal liability payment amount.

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April 10, 2024

Prince Edward Island, Canada: New Paid Sick Leave Program

On November 29, 2023, Prince Edward Island’s Bill 106, An Act to Amend the Employment Standards Act, received Royal Assent. Bill 106 will come into force on October 1, 2024.

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April 8, 2024

April Roundup: Key Changes to Rates, Pensions and Employment Law in England and Wales

The new tax year is swiftly approaching, along with new statutory rates, limits and changes to employment law in England and Wales that HR practitioners should be aware of.

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