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.

Podcast
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December 3, 2019

California’s Continued Reaction to #MeToo Two Years Later – the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

This podcast covers recent legislative developments, training, arbitration agreements and the extended statute of limitations for FEHA claims.

ASAP
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December 2, 2019

Occupational Safety and Health Administration Fall Semiannual Regulatory Agenda

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) short- and long-term regulatory agendas remain busy as we close out 2019 and enter 2020.

ASAP
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December 2, 2019

Ontario, Canada: Occasional Flexibility Does Not Alter Terms and Conditions of Employment Contracts

The Divisional Court of Ontario’s Superior Court of Justice recently found that an employer’s occasional leniency with regard to an employee’s terms and conditions of employment does not render those requirements unenforceable.

ASAP
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December 2, 2019

CANADA: How Can Employers Mitigate Liability for Incidents Related to Alcohol or Cannabis Consumption at Holiday Parties?

In Canada, employers that host holiday parties for their employees could expose themselves to significant common law liability for the actions of an employee or guest who is under the influence of alcohol or cannabis.

ASAP
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November 25, 2019

Canada: How Can Employers Prepare for Edible Cannabis’ Impending Arrival to Physical and On-Line Cannabis Stores?

When Canada’s Cannabis Act and supporting regulations came into force on October 17, 2018, Canada became the first major world economy to establish a legal framework at the federal level for the adult recreational use of cannabis.

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