On July 16, the European Court of Justice—the “supreme court” of the EU—issued a surprise decision that for the second time in five years completely invalidates the special EU-to-U.S. personal “data export” mechanism, now called the “Privacy Shield.”
In an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and to protect the health, safety and well-being of its residents within enclosed public spaces, on June 30, 2020, the City of Toronto passed By-Law 541-2020.
As businesses begin to reopen at varying rates and capacities, subject to state and federal containment measures, companies will be faced with the challenge of complying with safety standards while accommodating customers and clients.
Following the successful loosening of public health measures in Stage 1 and Stage 2 of Ontario’s reopening framework, beginning on Friday, July 17, 2020, Ontario will take a regional approach to entering Stage 3.
Universities and states across the country have filed multiple lawsuits seeking to invalidate and enjoin implementation of the Student and Exchange Visitor Program’s new policy on online learning alternatives for nonimmigrant university students.
The Court of Appeal of Newfoundland and Labrador recently overturned the decision of the province’s Supreme Court, which addressed an employer’s obligation to accommodate medical cannabis use for workers in safety-sensitive positions.