The Court of Appeal for Ontario was satisfied with the reasonableness of the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario’s finding that the Ministry of Health subjected midwives to pay discrimination on the basis of gender.
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), on June 23, 2022, the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) issued its anticipated proposed rule to amend Title IX’s implementing regulations.
On June 27, 2022, a Florida district court denied a request to enjoin the provisions of Florida HB 7, the so-called “Stop-WOKE” law, which dramatically limit what and how employers can communicate to employees in workplace DEI training.
In a recent decision an arbitrator found that the grievor was discriminated against on the basis of creed under the Ontario Human Rights Code when her employer denied her request for an exemption from its mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy.
It used to be that employers had the luxury of waiting until January 1 to be vigilant for new employment laws and compliance challenges. For the past several years, we have reported on employment and labor laws taking effect mid-year.
On June 20, 2022, Governor Pedro Pierluisi signed into law Act No. 41-2022, instituting drastic changes to labor and employment laws in Puerto Rico and extending employment rights for employees in the private sector.