February
24
ASAP

Mexico: Decree Amending Articles 107 and 123 of the Constitution of the United Mexican States Published

On February 24, 2017, Mexico's Official Gazette published the Decree issued by President Enrique Peña Nieto amending Articles 107 and 123 of the Constitution of the United Mexican States, which deal with labor proceedings and collective bargaining.
  • International Employment Law
  • Labor Management Relations

February
24
ASAP

Decreto por el que se declaran reformadas y adicionadas diversas disposiciones de los artículos 107 y 123 de la Constitución Política de los Estados Unidos Mexicano

Con fecha 24 de febrero del año en curso, ha sido publicada en el Diario Oficial de la Federación el Decreto por el cual se reforman los artículos 107 y 123 de la Constitución Política de los Estados Unidos Mexicanos
  • International Employment Law
  • Labor Management Relations

February
24
ASAP

UK: Court of Appeal Reconsiders Test to Determine "Worker" Status

The gig economy is expanding fast. Although it brings great benefits, such as flexibility for companies and individuals, it also has generated concerns regarding workplace protections and social inequalities.
  • International Employment Law
  • Staffing, Independent Contractors and Contingent Workers

February
23
ASAP

Wisconsin Legislature Proposes Employer-Friendly Changes to State Employment Laws Related to Offers of Settlement and Remedies

A bill recently proposed in Wisconsin could seriously change litigation strategy and settlement considerations for many employment claims filed with state agencies.
  • Legislative and Regulatory Practice
  • Leaves of Absence and Disability Accommodation
  • Workplace Policy Institute

February
22
Insight

Dear Littler: Does an Employer Have to Report Discrepancies Identified in Old I-9 Forms?

A former employee recently reapplied for an open position at our company, but her SSN does not match the old one on file. Do we have any reporting or disclosure requirements?
  • Global Mobility and Immigration
  • Hiring, Performance Management and Termination

February
21
Insight

Possible Changes to U.S. Business Immigration Law and Policy Under the New Administration

This article covers proposed legislation, sub-regulatory changes, and—from a practical standpoint—the process/timing for implementing changes under the new administration.
  • Global Mobility and Immigration
  • Legislative and Regulatory Practice
  • Workplace Policy Institute

February
21
Insight

Fourth Circuit Decision Establishes New Six-Factor Test for Determining Joint Employment under the FLSA

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit recently established a new six-factor test to determine whether two or more entities are joint employers for purposes of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
  • Staffing, Independent Contractors and Contingent Workers
  • Wage and Hour

February
21
ASAP

Ontario Court of Appeal Upholds Moral Damages, Human Rights Damages, and High Legal Cost Award in Wrongful Dismissal Case

In a new Ontario Court of Appeal case, the appellate court upheld the trial court’s judgment in favor of the plaintiff with an unusually high legal costs award.
  • Discrimination and Harassment

February
21
Insight

California Employers Are Subject to New Requirements When Using Criminal History Information

Recently, the California Fair Employment & Housing Council approved regulations that identify numerous ways in which employers can face liability when using criminal history in hiring and other employment decisions.
  • Background Checks
  • Hiring, Performance Management and Termination
  • Policies, Procedures and Handbooks

February
21
Podcast

The New Administration’s First 30 Days: Is Diversity Necessarily Under Siege in America?

A discussion of diversity and the first days of the Trump administration.
  • Diversity & Inclusion Consulting

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