The Puerto Rico Supreme Court recently issued a judgment in José Méndez et al v. Carso Construction, validating an arbitration clause that covers a claim under the Puerto Rico Unjust Dismissal statute.
Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak has announced his intent to sign Senate Bill No. 312, which will require, for the first time, that Nevada private-sector employers provide employees with up to 40 hours of paid leave per benefit year.
El 4 de junio de 2019, la Secretaría de Trabajo y Previsión Social (STPS) publicó un Decreto en el Diario Oficial de la Federación mediante el cual se adicionan diversas disposiciones de la Ley del Seguro Social
On June 4, 2019, the Mexican Department of Labor and Social Welfare published a Decree in the Official Gazette, amending several laws to allow parents to take leave time to care for children under the age of 16 who have been diagnosed with cancer.
On June 3, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court held in Fort Bend County v. Davis that the requirement to file a charge of discrimination with the EEOC (or relevant state or local agency) is not a jurisdictional prescription to a lawsuit’s claim under Title VII.
Washington Governor Jay Inslee recently signed two bills addressing sexual harassment and assault in the workplace. Both bills require covered hospitality employers and adult entertainment establishments to provide panic buttons for covered workers.
A bipartisan bill introduced in the U.S. Senate seeks to prepare America’s employers and workers for the 21st century economy by establishing a national Artificial Intelligence (AI) strategy and investing $2.2 billion in new AI research centers.