ASAP
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April 15, 2020

Puerto Rico Supreme Court Holds Plaintiffs Bear the Burden of Clearly Asserting in Their Complaints the Elements of Constructive Discharge Claims

The Puerto Rico Supreme Court recently clarified that plaintiffs’ heightened burden in constructive discharge claims starts at the pleadings stage.

ASAP
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April 15, 2020

San Francisco (Again) Passes Public Health Emergency Leave Ordinance, with Changes

On April 14, 2020, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, again, passed a public health emergency leave ordinance (the "PHELO").

ASAP
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April 15, 2020

Canada: Temporary Changes Made to Canada Summer Jobs program in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

On April 8, 2020, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced temporary changes to the Canada Summer Jobs program, to help employers hire summer staff and provide young Canadians access to the jobs they need during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Podcast
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April 15, 2020

The Other Ugly Virus of 2020: Anti-Asian Bias

The EEOC recently called on employers to be more attentive about creating “respectful workplaces” as reports continue to emerge about the harassment and mistreatment directed to people of Asian descent, in reaction to the novel coronavirus.

Dear Littler
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April 15, 2020

Dear Littler: Are There Any Tax Implications Now That Our Employees Are Teleworking During The COVID-19 Crisis?

Now that we have employees working from their homes due to COVID-19, will we be required to report them to those states for unemployment tax purposes or withhold income taxes? What about certain business expenses?

ASAP
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April 15, 2020

Venezuela: How the Extended State of Alert Affects Workplaces during the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Venezuelan government recently extended its declared State of Alert, under which all labor activities are suspended through May 13, 2020, except for telework and essential services. This article discusses options for employers during the suspension.

ASAP
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April 15, 2020

Venezuela: Cómo afecta a los Lugares de Trabajo la Extensión del Estado de Alarma Durante la Pandemia del COVID-19

El gobierno venezolano publicó un decreto el 13 de marzo de 2020 declarando el Estado de Alarma, el cual fue recientemente extendido por otro período de treinta días. Todas las actividades laborales se suspenden hasta el 13 de mayo de 2020.

Global Guide Quarterly
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April 15, 2020

Littler Global Guide - Australia - Q1 2020

Quarterly employment law updates from Australia

Global Guide Quarterly
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April 15, 2020

Littler Global Guide - Brazil - Q1 2020

Quarterly employment law updates from Brazil

Global Guide Quarterly
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April 15, 2020

Littler Global Guide - Canada - Q1 2020

Quarterly employment law updates from Canada

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