ASAP
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December 10, 2019

Occupational Safety and Health Administration Releases FY 2019 “Top 10” List

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released its top 10 most frequently cited violations for Fiscal Year 2019.

Podcast
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December 9, 2019

Rethinking Training – Bystander Intervention and Diversity & Inclusion Sessions

Asha Santos, Shareholder in Littler’s Boston office, explains the purpose of bystander intervention training and the value of diversity and inclusion sessions in today's workplace.

Dear Littler
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December 9, 2019

Dear Littler: Can We Still Maintain Hairstyle and Personal Grooming Policies?

Our handbook restricts employees on the sales floor from wearing facial piercings, visible tattoos, long beards and dreadlocks. We’ve heard that new laws prohibit “hairstyle discrimination” and restrict dress codes. Can we still maintain our look?

ASAP
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December 9, 2019

National and State Trade Groups Sue to Strike Down California “Anti-Arbitration” Law

On Friday, December 6, 2019, a coalition of national and state trade associations filed suit in California federal court seeking to strike down the state’s recently enacted “anti-arbitration” law, A.B. 51.

ASAP
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December 6, 2019

“Medical Necessity” Isn’t Well-Defined Unless It Is Well-Defined

A U.S. District Court in Connecticut recently issued an order that highlights the importance of understanding exactly what the term “medically necessary” means in an ERISA health plan.

Insight
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December 4, 2019

Littler Lightbulb: Highlighting Recent Developments in the Asia Pacific Region

Littler’s International Employment Law Practice Group includes experienced practitioners who help employers solve local and multinational legal issues across borders. Here, we shine a light on burgeoning legal developments in several Asia Pacific nations.

Insight
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December 4, 2019

ONTARIO, CANADA: Not Discrimination to Provide Part-time Benefits to Employee Permanently Accommodated with Part-time Work Due to a Disability

The Ontario Divisional court recently held that an employer is not discriminating against an accommodated employee who can only work part-time because of a disability when it fails to provide the employee the benefits that a full-time employee receives.

WPI Report
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December 4, 2019

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

Turkeys weren't the only things stuffed in November – there was a gut-busting amount of late-year legislative, regulatory and case law developments at the federal, state, and local levels concerning the minimum wage, tips, and overtime.

Podcast
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December 4, 2019

Five Essentials for Successful Adoption and Organizational Deployment of AI-Powered HR Systems

This podcast offers practical takeaways on how to harness your competitive edge through advancing technologies and succeed in your company’s AI transformation.

Insight
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December 4, 2019

Philadelphia Fair Workweek Ordinance’s Effective Date Delayed Until April 1, 2020

On Friday, November 29, 2019, the Philadelphia Mayor’s Office of Labor postponed the effective date of the Philadelphia Fair Workweek Employment Standards Ordinance from January 1, 2020 to April 1, 2020.

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