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May 13, 2022

French Supreme Court Approves the Macron Scale for Dismissal Damages

On May 11, 2022, the French Supreme Court issued two long-awaited decisions on the statutory scale of indemnification—i.e., the Macron scale—currently applicable in cases of dismissal without cause.

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May 13, 2022

British Columbia, Canada Court of Appeal Upholds Determination That Three Taxi Drivers Are Employees

In a recent decision, the British Columbia Court of Appeal upheld a determination that three taxi drivers were employees and not independent contractors for purposes of the province’s Employment Standards Act.

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May 12, 2022

Mississippi Becomes the Last State to Enact an Equal Pay Law

On April 20, 2022, Mississippi became the last state in the nation to enact an equal pay law. The new law, which takes effect July 1, 2022, follows the liability standard of the federal Equal Pay Act.

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May 12, 2022

Ontario, Canada: Some Employees May Be Entitled to Paid Time Off to Vote in June 2nd Provincial Election

The Ontario general election will take place on June 2, 2022. Under Ontario’s Election Act, every employee who is qualified to vote is entitled to three consecutive hours to vote while the polls are open.

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May 11, 2022

Cal/OSHA Issues Updated FAQs

On May 7, 2022, Cal/OSHA issued updated Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) to the third readoption of the COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (3rd Revised ETS), which was approved April 21, 2022, and is now in effect.

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May 11, 2022

Facing Your Face Mask Duties – A List of Statewide Orders

As COVID-19 case rates fluctuate, face coverings are not uncommon as a preventative measure. This post identifies the jurisdictions where face coverings are recommended or required.

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May 9, 2022

Bouncing Back (and Forth): Statewide Reopening and Mitigation Steps

As the pandemic unfolds, officials are reevaluating their health and safety protocols and adjusting workplace guidance. This post provides links to key reopening orders and/or mitigation measures issued in recent weeks, at the statewide level.

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May 6, 2022

DHS Has Temporarily Increased Automatic Extensions of Employment Authorization and/or Employment Authorization Documents (EADs)

Due to severe backlogs with adjudication exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, on May 4, 2022, DHS published a rule to temporarily increase the automatic extension period for EADs from up to 180 days to up to 540 days.

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May 6, 2022

New York’s New Notice of Electronic Monitoring Goes into Effect on May 7, 2022

New York State’s recently enacted law requiring notice of electronic monitoring goes into effect on May 7, 2022.

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May 6, 2022

Alberta, Canada Human Rights Tribunal Reminds Employees They Have Duties in the Workplace Accommodation Process

In a recent case the Human Rights Tribunal of Alberta emphasized that the duty to accommodate is not exclusively that of the employer..

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