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March 2, 2021

White House Lifts COVID-19 Executive Order that Banned Entry on Certain Permanent Immigrant Visas

On February 24, 2021 President Biden officially lifted restrictions on entry to the United States stemming from former President Trump’s Proclamation 10014 of April 22, 2020.

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March 2, 2021

Colorado Clarifies the Obligation to Provide Public Health Emergency Leave to New Hires and Part-Time Employees

On February 23, 2021, the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment issued revisions to the Wage Protection Rules relating to Colorado employers’ paid sick leave obligations under the Healthy Families and Workplaces Act.

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March 2, 2021

California Supreme Court Demands Strict Meal Period Compliance and Prohibits Rounding for Meal Periods

On Thursday, February 25, 2021, the California Supreme Court issued a long-awaited ruling addressing legal standards for meal period violations in Donohue v. AMN Services, LLC.

Littler Report
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March 1, 2021

Littler’s APAC At a Glance: COVID-Related Restrictions

Littler’s APAC team is pleased to provide you with its “APAC At a Glance: COVID-Related Restrictions” guide, to help employers adapt their operations to the different measures (and timetables) happening in the region.

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March 1, 2021

Ontario, Canada Court Denies Employer’s Request to Remove Allegedly Defamatory Social Media Posts Pending Defamation Trial

A recent Ontario Superior Court of Justice decision indicates that it is challenging for employers to obtain an interim injunction requiring an employee to remove allegedly defamatory social media posts pending resolution of an action for defamation.

Littler Report
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March 1, 2021

Annual Report on EEOC Developments – Fiscal Year 2020

This Annual Report on EEOC Developments—Fiscal Year 2020, our tenth annual publication, is designed as a comprehensive guide to significant EEOC developments over the past fiscal year.

ASAP
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March 1, 2021

OSHA Proposes Changes to Align Hazard Communication Standard with GHS Revision 7

On February 16, 2021, the Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published in the Federal Register a notice of proposed rulemaking to update its Hazard Communication Standard.

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March 1, 2021

New Wisconsin Law Provides Immunity from COVID-19 Liability, With Limited Exceptions

On February 25, 2021, Wisconsin enacted a law that gives certain entities broad immunity from civil liability related to COVID-19 unless they acted recklessly or engaged in wanton conduct or intentional misconduct.

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February 26, 2021

The Department of Labor Establishes New Whistleblower Protocols

On February 19, 2021, the DOL announced that OSHA will oversee worker retaliation complaints filed under the Criminal Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Act (CAARA) and the Anti-Money Laundering Act (AMLA).

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February 26, 2021

United Kingdom: IR35 – Six Key Questions, Answered

Like a classic Shakespearean drama, the IR35 story is both long and complicated.

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