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Apr
5
2018
ASAP

Panamá: Nueva ley que prohíbe el acoso, el racismo y el sexismo en el lugar de trabajo será de absoluto cumplimiento a partir del 16 de mayo de 2018

El 14 de febrero de 2018 se aprobó la Ley 7 que prohíbe el acoso sexual, el hostigamiento, el racismo y las prácticas discriminatorias en todos los ámbitos, incluyendo el lugar de trabajo y las instituciones educativas.
  • International Employment Law
  • Discrimination and Harassment

Apr
3
2018
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"Actual Damages" Interpreted to Include Non-Economic Damages Under Pennsylvania's Whistleblower Law

A recent Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision has upheld that successful plaintiffs are entitled to non-economic damages under Pennsylvania’s Whistleblower Law.
  • Whistleblowing and Retaliation

Apr
2
2018
ASAP

OFCCP Lowers Hiring Benchmark for Veteran Affirmative Action Plans

On March 30, 2018, the OFCCP announced that it was lowering the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) hiring benchmark to 6.4 percent from 6.7 percent.
  • Affirmative Action/OFCCP Compliance
  • Government Contractors
  • Construction

Mar
29
2018
ASAP

West Virginia Employers No Longer Allowed to Prohibit Guns in Vehicles in Company Parking Lots

West Virginia Governor Jim Justice recently signed into law the Business Liability Protection Act, which limits an employer’s ability to prohibit the lawful possession of firearms locked in vehicles parked in company parking lots.
  • Policies, Procedures and Handbooks
  • Workplace Safety and Health (OSHA & MSHA)

Mar
29
2018
ASAP

Michigan Expands its Preemption Law to Cover Interview Limitations

On March 26, 2018, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed a bill that prohibits local governments from regulating the information employers can request from prospective employees during the interview process.
  • Wage and Hour
  • Hiring, Performance Management and Termination
  • Background Checks

Mar
29
2018
ASAP

San Francisco is Likely to Amend its Ban-the-Box Law

San Francisco has proposed certain amendments to its Fair Chance Ordinance that will bring it more in line with the new California ban-the-box law.
  • Background Checks
  • Hiring, Performance Management and Termination
  • Workplace Policy Institute

Mar
28
2018
ASAP

New Jersey Governor Expected to Sign Expansive Equal Pay Bill

On March 26, 2018, the New Jersey legislature enacted amendments to existing statutes substantially expanding pay equity protections for New Jersey employees and giving rise to significant compliance and defense burdens for New Jersey employers.
  • Discrimination and Harassment
  • Wage and Hour
  • Workplace Policy Institute

Mar
28
2018
ASAP

USCIS Suspends Premium Processing for Fiscal Year 2019 H-1B Cap Petitions

On March 21, 2018, USCIS announced that it will again temporarily suspend Premium Processing for all Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 cap-subject H-1B petitions.
  • Global Mobility and Immigration
  • Workplace Policy Institute

Mar
27
2018
ASAP

Still "Open for Business" – New Wisconsin Legislation to Preempt Most Local Employment Ordinances

Wisconsin is about to join the list of over a dozen states that have taken action to preempt local governments from passing labor and employment ordinances.
  • Labor Management Relations
  • Leaves of Absence and Disability Accommodation
  • Wage and Hour

Mar
21
2018
ASAP

Ontario, Canada May Soon See Regulations Addressing Temporary Help Agencies' Liability for Workplace Injuries

A proposed amendment to the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, 1997 (the “WSIA”) that would expand workplace liability for injuries to temporary employees, might soon receive renewed attention.
  • International Employment Law
  • Staffing, Independent Contractors and Contingent Workers

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