ASAP
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November 19, 2021

Day 2: Application of Florida’s Vaccine Mandate Law

A new Florida law’s failure to define the term “COVID-19 vaccination mandate” becomes significant in its application to employers.

ASAP
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November 19, 2021

To Quash or Not to Quash: Necessity of Formal Service of Process on Foreign Defendants through the Hague Convention

Employers located in countries that are signatories to the Hague Convention should be concerned if they are improperly served through a United States subsidiary and the attempted service is not compliant with the Hague Convention.

Littler Report
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November 19, 2021

Ontario, Canada: Requirements for Mandatory Policies, Training and Postings

Employers subject to provincial legislation that have employees in Ontario often ask about legislative requirements under various employment statutes, including mandatory policies, training and postings.

Insight
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November 19, 2021

Understanding the Current Status of Multiple ETSs – Both Federal and California

It has been a difficult couple of months for California employers seeking to navigate planning for possible changes to their workplace safety plans, in view of multiple new sources of potential obligations.

Insight
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November 19, 2021

Ontario, Canada Court of Appeal Decides Employer Was Justified in Terminating Employee for Cause for Sexual Harassment

The Court of Appeal of Ontario recently overturned the lower court decision when it concluded that an employee did in fact sexually harass his co-worker and his for-cause dismissal was justified.

ASAP
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November 18, 2021

New Florida Law Governs Employer Vaccine Mandates

On November 15, the Florida Legislature convened for a special session to consider four proposed laws reacting to the recent federal vaccine mandates applicable to various employers throughout the country.

Insight
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November 18, 2021

Ring in the New Year with Minimum Wage, Tipped and Exempt Employee Pay Increases

Minimum wage laws can affect businesses of all sizes, whether operating nationwide, in multiple jurisdictions, or only in one state, county, or city.

Insight
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November 18, 2021

It’s Wild Wild West (Hollywood): Minimum Wage (to the Max), Paid (and Unpaid) Leave . . . and Service Charges

On November 15, 2021, West Hollywood, California enacted an ordinance that establishes a local minimum wage, requires employers to provide paid and unpaid leave benefits, and governs how businesses advertise and distribute service charges.

Insight
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November 18, 2021

Ontario, Canada: Arbitration Award Considers Issues Pertaining to “Vaccinate or Test” Policies

An arbitrator recently considered issues relating to a Vaccinate or Test Policy that provided, among other things, that if employees refuse to test, they will be placed on an unpaid leave of absence for a maximum of six weeks and terminated thereafter.

Insight
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November 18, 2021

This Won’t Hurt a Bit: Employee Temperature and Health Screenings – A List of Statewide Orders

Employee health screening steps, including temperature checks, have become common. This post covers measures that require employers to take employees’ temperatures and/or conduct other screening procedures.

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