On August 18, 2022, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) issued a revised version of its Directive 2022-01 - Advancing Pay Equity Through Compensation Analysis, which was originally issued on March 15, 2022.
On August 16, 2022, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit issued a landmark decision, Williams v. Kincaid, finding that the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Rehabilitation Act protect individuals with gender dysphoria.
New York launched its Health Care and Mental Hygiene Worker Bonus Program aimed at rewarding and retaining frontline healthcare and mental hygiene workers. The first deadline for employers’ submissions comes up on September 2, 2022.
An Alberta court used the oppression remedy to hold corporate directors personally liable for damages for wrongful dismissal after they transferred the corporate assets, ceased operations, and incorporated a new entity to provide the same service.
A New York state court recently issued the first appellate decision interpreting New York City’s Freelance Isn’t Free Act. The case involved two plaintiffs – a photography business and a model – suing a high-end fashion label.
The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario recently found that the applicant was a victim of discrimination on the basis of sex and that her work environment was poisoned by repeated acts of discrimination and harassment.