Just as Bears fans are already looking to next season, employers with Illinois operations should look further afield to determine whether and how local (or possibly statewide) paid sick leave changes later in 2020 could affect them.
On December 13, 2019, the Dutch Supreme Court provided clarity on the issue of giving references for former employees. This article discusses points to consider when requesting and providing references, given the developing case law.
Among the 153 bills Governor Phil Murphy signed into law on January 21, 2020 was Senate Bill 1791, which amends the New Jersey Wage Payment Law to require employers to provide additional information on employees’ wage statements.
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.
A recent decision suggests that adjudicators will consider it justifiable when an employer fires an employee whose absences are more frequent than permitted under a reasonable Absenteeism Policy, even if the absences involve a respectable activity.
Recently, the New York Department of Labor released a series of Frequently Asked Questions to clarify changes to New York state law that prohibit employer inquiries into the salary history of applicants and employees, which took effect on January 6, 2020.