On April 4, 2022, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit joined the Ninth Circuit in holding that a plaintiff lacked Article III standing to prosecute her statutory claims under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) in federal court.
In a series of significant recent decisions, a New York district court held that federal courts lack jurisdiction to hear claims alleging violations of New York’s wage statement and wage notice claims under the Wage Theft Prevention Act.
Two noteworthy developments have occurred since the California Fair Employment & Housing Council released draft revisions to the state’s employment non-discrimination laws that relate to the nascent law surrounding the use of AI in employment.
On March 21, 2022, the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI) adopted a permanent rule, effective April 1, 2022, that expands the reasons employees can use leave under Oregon’s paid sick and safe leave law during a public health emergency.
On March 28, 2022, the Brazilian government published a new Provisional Measure that, among other matters, modifies some of the provisions of the Labor Code relating to remote work that could have a significant impact on employers.
Bill 19 addresses issues raised after the province’s Employment Standards Act (ESA) was amended to entitle eligible employees in the province to eight personal illness or injury leave days—five paid and three unpaid—commencing January 1, 2022.