Governor Cox has signed HB 324 into law amending Utah’s protective order statute to allow employers to petition for and obtain workplace violence protective orders against an individual who has engaged in or threatened potential workplace violence.
Canada’s post-graduation work permit (PGWP) program allows international graduates of designated Canadian post-secondary institutions to obtain an open work permit to gain valuable Canadian work experience.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has rejected an employee’s claim that he was unlawfully discriminated against based on religion after he refused to attend mandatory LGBTQ anti-discrimination trainings.
On March 1, 2023, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) formally convened the Small Business Advocacy Review (SBAR) Panel regarding a possible Prevention of Workplace Violence in Healthcare and Social Assistance rule.
Ontario’s Superior Court of Justice issued the first judicial decision to find that a non-union employee’s refusal to comply with a COVID-19 vaccination policy imposed by a third party amounted to frustration of an employment contract.
Layoffs are here and with them comes an often-overlooked threat: trade secret misappropriation. Thousands of tech workers have been laid off over the last year, and 61% of business leaders say their organizations will likely have layoffs in 2023.