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August 12, 2019

Minneapolis Follows the State’s Lead and Enacts its Own Wage Theft Ordinance

On August 8, 2019, the Minneapolis City Council unanimously passed the Wage Theft Prevention Ordinance, creating new requirements for Minneapolis employers and giving the Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights enforcement power.

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August 12, 2019

New Jersey Adds Sharp Teeth, and Employer Notice Duty, to Wage and Hour Law

New Jersey recently enacted its Wage Theft Law, transforming the state’s wage and hour laws into one of the most robust in the country. The law substantially expands the civil and criminal recourse available for nonpayment of wages and retaliation.

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August 12, 2019

Ontario, Canada: Courts Continue to Recognize Intermediate Category of Worker

Recent case law on the distinction between an employee and independent contractor for wrongful dismissal purposes would suggest that even if the court does not find the individual to be an employee, it might nonetheless apply an intermediate status.

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August 8, 2019

Puerto Rico Enacts Law Providing Unpaid Leave and Reasonable Accommodation for Victims of Abuse

On August 1, 2019, just a day prior to his resignation as Governor of Puerto Rico, Ricardo Rosselló signed into law Act No. 83, a very detailed leave statute applicable to public and private employers.

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August 5, 2019

Toledo Becomes Second Ohio City to Pass Salary History Ban

Toledo, Ohio recently adopted the Pay Equity Act to Prohibit the Inquiry and Use of Salary History in Hiring Practices. The ordinance generally prohibits employers or their agents from asking about, screening or relying on the wage history of applicants.

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August 1, 2019

Illinois Hops on the Equal Pay Bandwagon: Amends Equal Pay Law, Enacts Salary History Ban

On July 31, 2019, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed House Bill 834 into law, strengthening the Illinois Equal Pay Act of 2003. Key changes take effect on September 29, 2019 and include a ban on the solicitation of salary history data from applicants.

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August 1, 2019

UK Supreme Court Revises Test for Evaluating Post-termination Restrictions

To much fanfare and the great excitement of many employment lawyers, the UK Supreme Court recently delivered its first judgment on employment post-termination restrictions for a century.

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July 29, 2019

New Jersey Medical Marijuana Amendments Expand Employment Protections

New Jersey has expanded its medical marijuana program and—for the first time since the state enacted the law—adopted formal protections for employees and job applicants who use what is now called “medical cannabis.”

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July 26, 2019

Chicago is the Latest City to Enact a Predictive Scheduling Law

The Chicago City Council approved the “Chicago Fair Workweek Ordinance” on July 24, 2019. The Ordinance goes into effect on July 1, 2020.

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July 25, 2019

Moving Targets: (Possible) Delays to Texas Paid Sick Leave Ordinances

Even though it is less than 10 days before paid sick and safe time (PSST) ordinances in Dallas and San Antonio are/were scheduled to take effect, developments regarding the status of these ordinances are changing daily.

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