Dec
13
2018
Littler Report

Future Workforce — 2018 Thought Leadership Roundtable Report

The development and deployment of increasingly sophisticated artificial intelligence (AI), robots, and other automated systems are transforming workplaces globally, redefining needed workforce roles, skills, and jobs, and reinventing work itself.

Dec
12
2018
ASAP

Changes to Ontario, Canada's Employment Standards Act and Labour Relations Act Keep on Coming

On December 6, 2018, Bill 66, Restoring Ontario’s Competitiveness Act, 2018 (“Bill 66”), passed First Reading.

Dec
12
2018
Podcast

App-roaching the Bench: Providing Legal Services Through Technology

Scott Rechtschaffen, Kevin Mulcahy and Cornell students reflect on how law firms and tech companies are bridging the law-technology gap.

Dec
11
2018
ASAP

New York Agency Renews Effort to Promulgate State-Wide Predictable Scheduling

On December 7, 2018, the New York Department of Labor (NYDOL) proposed a new set of “predictable scheduling” regulations in an effort to discourage on-call shifts and require employers to pay employees for cancelled shifts.

Dec
11
2018
Insight

NY Federal Court Significantly Limits Scope of Equal Pay Case

What is required to obtain class treatment in a Title VII discrimination case? A recent decision has laid out a structure for analyzing commonality in putative class actions involving manager discretion over pay and promotions.

Dec
11
2018
Insight

Data Breach in the UK: Can a Rogue Employee Leave You on the Hook?

A supermarket chain in the United Kingdom has been all over the press after it was held liable for a data breach by a rogue employee. This article analyzes the appellate court’s judgment to set out what it means for employers in the UK.

Dec
10
2018
ASAP

Suffolk County Set to Become the Fourth New York Jurisdiction to Ban Salary History Inquiries

Suffolk County, New York has passed a law making it unlawful for employers and employment agencies with four or more employees to inquire about a job applicant’s salary history or otherwise to rely on such information in setting a new employee’s pay.

Dec
10
2018
ASAP

Germany Announces €3 Billion "Artificial Intelligence (AI) Made in Germany" Initiative

The German federal government has announced a sweeping new initiative with the stated goal of making “Germany and Europe the worldwide leader in the field of artificial intelligence.”

Dec
10
2018
ASAP

Australia Updates Catastrophic Injury Regulations, Affecting Workers’ Compensation Procedures

In an important update to Australia’s safety laws, the federal government has introduced a definition of “catastrophic injury” under the workers' compensation scheme, altering certain employer duties when responding to employee filings.

Dec
7
2018
Insight

Self-Driving Trucks and Labor Law—A Look Ahead

Welcome to the future: The year is 2020 and a unionized trucking company has announced it is acquiring a convoy of self-driving transportation vehicles. How does this affect labor law?

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