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WPI Report
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June 9, 2020

July is the New January – Employment and Labor Laws are Skipping Summer Vacation

Each year, Littler’s Workplace Policy Institute provides its “July is the New January” report on labor and employment laws that become effective in the middle of the year.

ASAP
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June 4, 2020

Puerto Rico Enacts Law Designating COVID-19 as a Work-Related Condition for Workers’ Compensation Purposes

On June 1, 2020, Puerto Rico amended its Workers' Accident Compensation Act to extend workers’ compensation insurance coverage to certain employees who get infected with COVID-19 while performing their duties.

ASAP
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May 11, 2020

California Creates a Rebuttable Presumption that Certain Workers Who Report COVID-19 Illness Are Entitled to Workers’ Compensation Benefits

On May 6, 2020, California Governor Gavin Newsom issued Executive Order N-62-20, immediately creating a monumental change in how claims of industrially contracted COVID-19 suffered by the state’s “essential workforce” will be addressed.

Insight
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April 22, 2020

Minnesota Update: The Latest COVID-19 Developments Impacting Minnesota Employers

Over the last few weeks, Minnesota’s employment laws have continued to change in significant ways in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Insight
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April 14, 2020

Canada: Cross Country Survey of Changes to Workers’ Compensation System in Response to COVID-19

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, a number of jurisdictions across Canada have made changes to their workers’ compensation legislation.

Insight
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March 10, 2020

UNITED KINGDOM: COVID-19 (Coronavirus) – Employer FAQs

The following Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) are designed to address some of the more common questions that UK employers currently face.

Insight
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March 2, 2020

Littler Lightbulb: What’s New in New Mexico?

New Mexico has been making waves with several labor and employment developments, including a red flag law and pending bills that would restrict nondisclosure agreements (HB 21) and would require reasonable accommodations for pregnancy (HB 25).

ASAP
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January 27, 2020

New Mexico Supreme Court Holds Tribal Casino Immune from Workers’ Compensation Claims

The New Mexico Supreme Court has held that a tribe does not waive its sovereign immunity to workers’ compensation claims merely by committing in a tribal gaming compact to establish a workers’ compensation program.

Insight
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October 14, 2019

Shock and Awe! California Employers Face Onslaught of New Regulations

With the usual flurry of activity at the end of the legislative session, California enacted a slew of bills with labor and employment implications. Closing out his first year in office, Governor Newsom signed more than 40 such bills on varied topics.

Insight
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July 24, 2019

Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained: New Employment Laws in Nevada

The Nevada Legislature had a busy 80th session in 2019, enacting a vast array of new laws affecting employers. This article briefly discusses several key developments that are in effect or will become effective in the State of Nevada.

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