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?

Dec
4
2018
Insight

Australia Passes Law Requiring Large Companies to Report on Modern Slavery

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.

Dec
3
2018
WPI Report

Thought Leaders Predict AI's Impact on the Workforce

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.

Dec
3
2018
ASAP

OFCCP Continues Efforts to Maximize Efficiency and Increase Transparency with Three New Directives

The OFCCP has issued three new directives to reinforce its commitment to more accountability and efficiency, and to maximize the effectiveness of compliance assistance outreach.

Dec
3
2018
Podcast

A Cooperative Dialogue about NYC’s New Cooperative Dialogue Law – and More!

This episode covers New York City’s New Cooperative Dialogue Law and other workplace regulations.

Dec
3
2018
WPI Report

WPI State of the States – What Did the Voters Decide?

This month's State of the States will provide an overview of select voter-approved state and local ballot initiatives that affect employment, and discuss other legislative efforts that made headway in November.

Nov
30
2018
WPI Report

WPI Wage Watch: Minimum Wage, Tip and Overtime Developments (November Edition)

The dishes are done, the leftovers are gone, and you are back at work. Were new laws enacted while you were conked out in a tryptophan-induced nap? Keep reading for all the November updates about the minimum wage, tips, and overtime.

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