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October 30, 2020

COVID-19 Labor & Employment Litigation Tracker

Since March 12, there have been 1,038 lawsuits (including 107 class actions) filed against employers due to alleged labor and employment violations related to the coronavirus.

Insight
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October 30, 2020

UK: 12 Ways to Cut HR Costs Without Redundancies

UK employers consulted with staff on nearly half a million redundancies during the pandemic - roughly 1.5% of the working population.

ASAP
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October 30, 2020

Ontario, Canada Court Confirms Employers that Revoke Accepted Employment Offers May be Liable for Damages

Ontario’s Superior Court recently confirmed that an employer may be liable for damages if it withdraws an accepted offer of employment or terminates employment without cause prior to the start date.

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October 30, 2020

Republic of Labour Law – Irish HR Updates

Welcome to our Halloween edition of Republic of Labour Law, a spooky newsletter in which we distil the most frightening Irish legal and HR updates from the last month in 500 words or less.

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October 30, 2020

Michigan Extends and Revises its Restrictions on Gatherings and Face Masks

Due to the increase of COVID-19 cases and related deaths in Michigan over the last four weeks, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services issued an Oct. 29, 2020 Epidemic Order extending and revising its previous order issued on Oct. 9, 2020.

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October 30, 2020

Bouncing Back: A List of Statewide Return to Work Protocols

Government officials across the country are easing up on stringent business closures. The chart below provides links to reopening plans and orders that have been issued thus far, at the statewide level.

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October 29, 2020

UK: New, Expanded Job Support Scheme Replaces Furlough Scheme

The UK Government recently announced - and then expanded - a new wage support scheme for employers to replace the furlough scheme from 1 November 2020. This article highlights the key provisions and latest developments.

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October 29, 2020

This Won’t Hurt a Bit: Employee Temperature and Health Screenings – A List of Statewide Orders

Employee health screening steps, including temperature checks, are becoming more common as states begin to reopen their economies. This post covers measures that require employers to take employees’ temperatures and/or conduct other screening procedures.

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October 29, 2020

Facing Your Face Mask Duties – A List of Statewide Orders

As businesses reopen, face coverings remain popular as a preventative measure. This post identifies the jurisdictions where face coverings are recommended or required.

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October 28, 2020

Ontario, Canada: Bill 218 Would Introduce COVID-19 Liability Protection with Exceptions

On October 20, 2020, Ontario introduced Bill 218, Supporting Ontario’s Recovery and Municipal Elections Act, 2020, which would provide employers with a degree of liability protection from COVID-related claims.

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