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.
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.
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.