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December 16, 2020

New York City Expands Scope of its Ban-the-Box Law

On December 10, 2020, the New York City Council passed bill Int. 1314-A, which significantly expands the scope of New York City’s “ban-the-box” law, the New York City Fair Chance Act (FCA).

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December 8, 2020

EEOC Data Tool Provides User-Friendly Access to Workplace Demographic Data that Could Prove Useful for Diversity Initiatives

On December 2, 2020, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) launched EEOC Explore, an interactive tool that allows users to view workplace demographic data collected through Form EEO-1.

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December 7, 2020

Ontario, Canada Court Finds Performance Concerns “Irrelevant” in Context of No-Cause Dismissal

Ontario’s Superior Court reminds employers they will not be entitled to plead cause in response to a wrongful dismissal claim if at the time of dismissal, the employer was aware it had grounds to terminate for cause, but chose not to do so.

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December 2, 2020

U.S. District Court Sets Aside New Immigration Rules on Specialty Occupation and Wage Levels

In a much-anticipated decision, a federal court on December 1, 2020, ruled in favor of business and university plaintiffs, setting aside two new interim final rules that would have instituted major changes to the H-1B program.

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December 1, 2020

New Brunswick, Canada: Appellate Court Finds in Favor of Employee in Wrongful Dismissal Action

In a recent decision, the New Brunswick Court of Appeal considered an employee’s appeal of a decision dismissing his action for damages in lieu of reasonable notice upon his job termination without cause.

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November 24, 2020

Montgomery County, MD Amends Ban-the-Box Legislation

On November 20, 2020, the Montgomery County, Maryland Council approved amendments to its 2014 “ban-the-box” legislation.

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November 23, 2020

Breaking Down the New DOL and DHS H-1B Rules

We continue to monitor changes in the Trump administration’s handling of ongoing agency immigration reforms through the end of 2020 and into early 2021 that may impact employers’ ability to sponsor foreign workers on visas.

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November 18, 2020

British Columbia, Canada: Court of Appeal Sets Aside Aggravated Damages Award in Wrongful Dismissal

The British Columbia Court of Appeal recently overturned a decision to award aggravated damages to an individual whose job was terminated before his employment began because the manner of dismissal did not cause the requisite “mental distress.”

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November 17, 2020

Saskatchewan, Canada: Court Considers Effect of Re-hired Employee’s Voluntary Interruption in Employment on Calculation of Reasonable Notice

In a recent decision, the Queen’s Bench for Saskatchewan considered whether an employee’s notice period should be calculated solely on her most recent years of service, or on the totality of her years of service.

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November 13, 2020

Colorado Issues Final Rules on Equal Pay for Equal Work Act with Significant Job Posting Requirements for All Employers with Colorado Workers

On November 10, 2020, the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) issued its final Equal Pay Transparency (EPT) Rules implementing Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, which goes into effect January 1, 2021.

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