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April 23, 2020

Netherlands: Collective secondment provisions; consigned to history?

The Court of Appeal in The Hague recently held that the Employment and Security Act precludes secondment agencies from terminating contracts with workers who are ill or injured at work, despite terms allowing such terminations in collective agreements.

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April 21, 2020

DOL Clarifies That Gig Workers Can Qualify for COVID-19 Unemployment Benefits When Their Work Dries Up

The Department of Labor has clarified that gig workers qualify as “unemployed” under the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) Program when they lose a significant amount of business because of COVID-19.

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April 16, 2020

Virginia Enacts New Legislation Offering Additional Protection to Workers

When the Democrats took control of the General Assembly in addition to the governorship in the November 2019 election, many predicted an expansion of workers’ rights. That prediction was realized with the 2020 Virginia General Assembly session.

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April 10, 2020

Massachusetts Court Provides Guidance on Joint Employer Liability and the Scope of the Outside Salesperson Exemption

In Jinks v. Credico (USA) LLC (March 31, 2020), Judge Kenneth Salinger in the Business Litigation Session of the Massachusetts Superior Court provided guidance on two important wage and hour issues.

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April 1, 2020

If You Want the Benefits of an Arbitration Agreement, Say So

Companies that use third-party staffing vendors should take stock of a recent Fifth Circuit decision applying Texas law, which reinforces that both contract language, and keeping such language up-to-date, is critical for enforcing arbitration provisions.

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March 30, 2020

Netherlands Newsflash! “Tozo” is a Go, and “NOW” is Next

On March 27, 2020, the government of the Netherlands announced that the Temporary Benefit for Self-Employed Professionals ("Tozo") will be made available this week, as should the Temporary Emergency Bridging Measure for Sustained Employment ("NOW").

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March 17, 2020

COVID-19 and the Construction Industry: Tips for Employers

A discussion of steps construction industry employers can take to cope with the operational challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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March 11, 2020

Expert Panel Releases Recommendations for Additional Amendments to Canada Labour Code

An Independent Expert Panel on Modern Federal Labour Standards has released a report making recommendations for additional amendments to Canada’s Labour Code.

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March 10, 2020

AB 5: The Aftermath of California’s Experiment to Eliminate Independent Contractors Offers a Cautionary Tale for Other States

Since its enactment last fall, California’s AB 5 has dominated not only the legal landscape in California, but also the broader discussion of what the shape of the U.S. workforce will look like as we enter the third decade of the 21st century.

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March 5, 2020

Republic of Labour Law – Irish HR Updates

Welcome to our inaugural edition of the Republic of Labour Law, a monthly newsletter in which we distill the most important Irish legal and HR updates from the last month in 500 words or less. Today we touch on Brexit, gig workers, and more.

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