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February 24, 2017

UK: Court of Appeal Reconsiders Test to Determine "Worker" Status

The gig economy is expanding fast. Although it brings great benefits, such as flexibility for companies and individuals, it also has generated concerns regarding workplace protections and social inequalities.

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February 15, 2017

Advancing Human Rights Claims Based on Global Supply Chain Activities: Recent Developments in California and Canada

Courts in California and Canada have emerged as testing grounds for advancing claims of forced labor in global supply chains. The plaintiffs’ approach is to make companies more accountable to “soft law” norms like the UN Guiding Principles.

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February 10, 2017

Canada: Ontario Human Rights Commission Releases Policy Statement on Medical Documentation and Disability-Related Accommodation Requests

On February 1, 2017, the Ontario Human Rights Commission released a new policy statement on medical documentation and disability-related accommodation requests.

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February 6, 2017

Termination Clause Enforced: Oudin and the Supreme Court of Canada

On February 2, 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada dismissed an application for leave to appeal the decision in Oudin v. Centre Francophone de Toronto.

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January 26, 2017

Puerto Rico Approves Major Reform of its Employment Laws

On January 26, 2017, the Governor of Puerto Rico approved the Labor Transformation and Flexibility Act, which makes substantial changes to virtually all existing Puerto Rican employment laws.

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January 26, 2017

Puerto Rico Treasury Issues New Guidance on Rules and Procedures for Qualification of Retirement Plans

The Puerto Rico Department of the Treasury issued Tax Policy Circular Letter No. 16-08 on December 23, 2016, establishing new rules regarding the validity of, and request for, retirement plan qualification letters.

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January 17, 2017

The U.S. Issues a National Action Plan on Responsible Business Conduct

On December 16, 2016, the United States launched a National Action Plan (the “U.S. NAP”) on Responsible Business Conduct.

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January 12, 2017

Venezuela Announces New Minimum Wage and Meal Benefit Increases

On January 9, 2017, Venezuela's President Nicolás Maduro announced a 50% increase in the monthly minimum wage for the private and public sectors, effective January 1, 2017.

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January 12, 2017

Venezuela anuncia el aumento del salario mínimo

En Gaceta Oficial N° 41.070, de fecha 9 de enero de 2017, fue publicado el aumento del cincuenta por ciento (50%) sobre el salario mínimo mensual para los trabajadores que presten servicio en los sectores público y privado.

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January 6, 2017

Workplace Policy Institute Insider Report — January 2017

The January edition of the Insider Report reviews what federal agencies accomplished in the final weeks of 2016, discusses state and municipal laws that advanced in December, and previews what the 115th Congress has in store for 2017.

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