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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
On November 29, 2018, the Australian Government passed the Modern Slavery Act 2018, which requires certain companies operating in Australia to report annually on their efforts to address modern slavery in their operations and supply chains.
On November 12, 2018, Littler Mendelson P.C. hosted a Roundtable of distinguished leaders from government, industry, and academia to discuss the rapid evolution of the workplace and workforce due to AI, robotics, and other automation technologies.