Insight
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June 21, 2019

Guidelines on the Interpretation of Puerto Rico’s Employment Legislation, Chapters 6 and 8

This Insight discusses Chapters 6 and 8 of the Guidelines on the Interpretation of Puerto Rico’s Employment Legislation, which provide guidance on vacation entitlement, sick leave, lactation breaks, and equal pay.

ASAP
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June 20, 2019

New York State Significantly Expands its Workplace Harassment Laws (Again)

As its session draws to a close, the New York State Legislature substantially revised the state’s anti-discrimination and anti-harassment laws this week, and Governor Andrew Cuomo has promised to sign the new measures imminently.

Littler Report
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June 20, 2019

How to Conduct an International Internal Investigation

In the last couple of decades, the state of the art for how companies conduct their internal investigations has evolved considerably, particularly in the United States.

ASAP
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June 19, 2019

Settlement Agreements Cannot Prevent Nevada Employees from Disclosing Workplace Sex Discrimination or Harassment

Under a new Nevada law, effective July 1, 2019, employers that settle certain allegations involving sex discrimination or sexual offenses will not be able to bar the claimant from talking about the existence of the settlement, or the underlying facts.

Insight
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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.

ASAP
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June 19, 2019

New Connecticut Law Addressing Sexual Harassment Imposes Additional Obligations on Employers

On June 18, 2019, Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont signed Substitute Senate Bill 3, which significantly changes the sexual harassment laws affecting Connecticut employers.

Insight
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June 19, 2019

The Competition over Revising and Enforcing Noncompete Agreements in Nevada

The Nevada Legislature and Nevada Supreme Court have not always seen eye-to-eye in the interpretation of noncompetition covenants.

Littler Report
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June 17, 2019

Synthetic Reality & Deep Fakes: Considerations for Employers and Implications of the Rise of Deep Fakes in the Workplace

With the rise of Deep Fakes, employers will need to understand the means of minimizing its potentially negative impact, including the utilization of data analytics to protect companies and their workforces from exploitative uses of false information.

ASAP
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June 14, 2019

Texas Paid Sick Leave Question of the Hour: What do Employers do Now?

Just when Texas employers thought they were getting a reprieve from mandatory compliance with three separate municipal paid sick leave ordinances, the Texas Legislature failed to pass a bill to preempt all such ordinances from taking effect.

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