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June 25, 2019

Ontario, Canada: Professional Service Employer’s Use of Different Corporate Structures in Employment Agreements Does Not Negate Uninterrupted Service in the Calculation of Reasonable Notice

A decision of the Court of Appeal for Ontario confirms that the use by a professional service employer of different corporate structures to enter into employment agreements with employees will not interrupt the length of their service.

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June 24, 2019

UK: Financial Services Employee Fairly Dismissed for Lacking Credibility as a Witness

The Employment Appeal Tribunal has ruled that employers may take credibility as a witness in tribunal proceedings into account when considering the propriety of individuals approved by the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority to work in certain positions.

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June 24, 2019

Department of Labor Releases Proposed Rule for Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Programs

On June 24, the Department of Labor made public its long-awaited proposed rule establishing a process for DOL to advance the development of Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Programs.

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June 24, 2019

Oregon’s New Workplace Fairness Act Limits the Use of Nondisclosure Agreements, Requires Written Antiharassment Policies, and Extends the Time for Filing Claims

Oregon's new law prohibits employers from entering into agreements containing nondisclosure terms, requires employers to adopt specific written policies, and enlarges the period for filing discrimination claims.

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June 19, 2019

Illinois Poised to Protect Marijuana Users from Adverse Employment Actions as Part of Marijuana Legalization Legislation

On June 4, 2019, the Illinois legislature passed the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act (HB 1438). The law, once enacted, will provide expansive workplace protections to marijuana users.

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June 14, 2019

UK Court Upholds Dismissal Based on Religious Employee’s Workplace Proselytising

The Court of Appeal in the United Kingdom recently held that the dismissal of a nurse for improperly proselytising at work was fair, where the nurse often entered into impermissible religious discussion with patients.

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June 13, 2019

July Is Always the “New January” for Employment Laws, But This Year Takes the Cake!

Every year, there are numerous state laws and local ordinances that take effect after the first of the year - and 2019 is no exception. This article summarizes key labor and employment laws and ordinances that become effective in the next few months.

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June 13, 2019

Alabama Enacts Pay Equity Law

On June 10, 2019, Alabama enacted the state’s first wage equity law. The Clarke-Figures Equal Pay Act (CFEPA) mimics, in large portion, the federal Equal Pay Act (EPA), but includes race as a protected classification in addition to sex.

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June 11, 2019

Nova Scotia, Canada: Is Sex Addiction a Disability that Must be Accommodated?

A recent labour arbitration case in Nova Scotia considered whether an employee who masturbated while watching pornography in a workplace bathroom stall had a sex addiction, and whether sex addiction is a disability that employers must accommodate.

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