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December 3, 2021

Mexico Increases the General Minimum Wage

On December 1, 2021, the National Minimum Wage Commission agreed to increase Mexico’s general minimum wage to $172.87 Mexican pesos per day, and $260.34 Mexican pesos per day in the Free Economic Zone of the Northern Border, effective January 1, 2022.

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December 3, 2021

México aumenta el Salario Mínimo General

El 01 de diciembre de 2021, la Comisión Nacional de Salarios Mínimos (CONASAMI), acordó aumentar el salario mínimo general a $172.87 pesos diarios y $260.34 pesos por día en la Zona Libre de la Frontera Norte, a partir del 1 de enero de 2022.

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December 3, 2021

New York City Council Passes Paid COVID-19 Child Vaccination Leave

The NYC Council passed a bill amending its Earned Safe and Sick Time Act requiring all private-sector employers to provide their employees with 4 hours of paid COVID-19 leave for each of their children, per injection, retroactive to Nov. 2, 2021.

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December 3, 2021

Ontario, Canada: Bill 27, Working for Workers Act, 2021 Receives Royal Assent

On November 30, 2021, Ontario announced that it had passed Bill 27, Working for Workers Act, 2021 (Act). The Act received Royal Assent on December 2, 2021, and came into force on that day.

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December 3, 2021

COVID-19 Labor & Employment Litigation Tracker

Since March 12, 2020, there have been 4,486 lawsuits (including 470 class actions) filed against employers due to alleged labor and employment violations related to the coronavirus.

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December 2, 2021

CMS Vaccine Mandate Blocked Nationwide

On November 29 and 30, 2021, two separate federal district courts issued injunctions blocking enforcement of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services interim final rule requiring healthcare worker vaccinations.

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December 2, 2021

Mandatory Employee Vaccines – Coming to A State Near You?

This post provides basic information on employee vaccination mandates issued at the federal and statewide levels. State laws curtailing private employer vaccination programs are also noted.

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December 2, 2021

Facing Your Face Mask Duties – A List of Statewide Orders

As COVID-19 case rates fluctuate, face coverings remain popular as a preventative measure. This post identifies the jurisdictions where face coverings are recommended or required.

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December 2, 2021

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

As vaccination rates increase, 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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December 1, 2021

Federal Contractor and Subcontractor Vaccine Mandate Temporarily Enjoined in Kentucky, Ohio, and Tennessee

A federal court has issued an order granting a preliminary injunction to block the enforcement of the vaccine mandate for federal contractors and subcontractors in all covered contracts in Kentucky, Ohio, and Tennessee.

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