Dec
18
2018
ASAP

México Aumenta el Salario Mínimo General y Crea una Nueva Zona Económica Salarial para los Municipios Vecinos de la Frontera Norte

Ayer, el presidente Andrés Manuel López Obrador anunció un acuerdo con el sector empresarial y el Banco de México para aumentar el salario mínimo a $102.68 pesos diarios, a partir del 1 de enero de 2019, lo que representa un aumento del 16.21%.

Dec
18
2018
ASAP

Mexico Increases the General Minimum Wage and Creates a New Economic Wage Zone for Municipalities Neighboring the Northern Border

On December 17, 2018, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador announced an agreement with the business sector and the Bank of Mexico to increase the minimum wage.

Dec
18
2018
ASAP

NLRB Update: Board Issues New Strategic Plan, Extends Joint-Employer Rule Comment Deadline, and Announces NLRB Solicitor Appointment

The NLRB recently issued a new Strategic Plan, extended the comment period on its proposed joint-employer rule, and announced the appointment of Fred B. Jacob as NLRB Solicitor.

Dec
18
2018
Podcast

The Incredible Shrinking Woman’s Earnings: The Gap is Bigger Than We Thought!

In this podcast, Littler Principal Cindy-Ann Thomas and Littler Shareholder Yvette Gatling examine issues surrounding the gender wage gap.

Dec
17
2018
ASAP

ACA Still in Effect, Despite New Federal Court Ruling

On December 14, 2018, a Texas federal court declared the entire Affordable Care Act (ACA) unconstitutional. Despite this broad holding (and clickbait headlines), employers should not expect to see any significant changes to the ACA in the near future.

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.

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