Jan
14
2019
ASAP

Supreme Court Eliminates the "Wholly Groundless" Exception to Arbitration Agreements, Reinforcing the Force of Delegation Provisions

On January 8, 2019, in a unanimous opinion written by Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh, the Supreme Court ruled that where parties have agreed to delegate issues of arbitrability to an arbitrator, a court may not override that agreement.

Jan
14
2019
ASAP

E-Verify Procedures During the Government Shutdown

When the federal government partially shut down on December 22, 2018, so did E-Verify, the online system for verifying a new hire’s eligibility to work.

Jan
14
2019
Insight

A Roadmap for the Future of Work: California’s Little Hoover Commission Issues Report Highlighting the Importance of Building a "Human Infrastructure" to Ride Out the TIDE

The opportunities and challenges that artificial intelligence (AI) and automation are creating for the labor market are gaining increasing attention in both policy circles and society at large.

Jan
14
2019
Insight

10 Key Developments in Canadian Labour & Employment Law in 2018

Canada saw significant developments in labour and employment law in 2018. As we embark on a new year, we will undoubtedly see the landscape in this ever-changing area of law continue to evolve.

Jan
11
2019
ASAP

Jan
10
2019
ASAP

DOL Sends Proposed Overtime Rule to the White House

The DOL will send its draft of the long-awaited Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on the “white collar” overtime exemptions to the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review on or before Friday, January 11, 2019.

Jan
10
2019
Insight

OSHA Finalizes Rule on Crane Operator Qualification and Certification

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has finalized its long-awaited approach to crane operator qualification and certification.

Jan
9
2019
ASAP

New Ontario, Canada Employment Standards Poster Available (Poster 8.0)

The Ontario Ministry of Labour has released a new employment standards poster to coincide with recent legislative changes due to Bill 47, Making Ontario Open for Business Act.

Jan
7
2019
ASAP

Check Please: New Requirements for Massachusetts Tipped Employees

The Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office recently published guidance regarding how a new tipped-employee law is to be applied. Employers must now compare tips earned, plus the service rate, to the minimum wage at the end of each shift.

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