Two noteworthy developments have occurred since the California Fair Employment & Housing Council released draft revisions to the state’s employment non-discrimination laws that relate to the nascent law surrounding the use of AI in employment.
On March 21, 2022, the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI) adopted a permanent rule, effective April 1, 2022, that expands the reasons employees can use leave under Oregon’s paid sick and safe leave law during a public health emergency.
On March 28, 2022, the Brazilian government published a new Provisional Measure that, among other matters, modifies some of the provisions of the Labor Code relating to remote work that could have a significant impact on employers.
Bill 19 addresses issues raised after the province’s Employment Standards Act (ESA) was amended to entitle eligible employees in the province to eight personal illness or injury leave days—five paid and three unpaid—commencing January 1, 2022.
The 11th Circuit recently upheld a decision that an 18% restaurant service fee was not a “tip” and was properly used by the restaurant to satisfy its minimum wage obligations under the FLSA and requirements of the Section 207(i) FLSA exemption.