Jul
20
2018
Global Guide Quarterly

Littler Global Guide - United Kingdom - Q2 2018

Quarterly employment law updates from the United Kingdom
  • International Employment Law

Jul
19
2018
ASAP

House Members Introduce Bipartisan Anti-Harassment Legislation

On July 17, 2018, a bipartisan group of House lawmakers introduced legislation targeting workplace harassment.
  • Workplace Policy Institute
  • Discrimination and Harassment
  • Policies, Procedures and Handbooks

Jul
19
2018
Insight

"There Should Be No Punishment for Doing the Right Thing" – European Commission Issues Proposal to Strengthen Whistleblower Protection

In a recent proposal, the EU Commission has taken a position on improving (minimum) protections for whistleblowers and ensuring these protections are uniform throughout Europe.
  • International Employment Law
  • Whistleblowing and Retaliation

Jul
18
2018
ASAP

Chicago Considers Fair Workweek Ordinance

The Chicago City Council is considering the Chicago Fair Workweek Ordinance, which, if passed, would severely limit Chicago employers’ ability to change employees’ posted schedules, and would otherwise encumber employers in employee scheduling.
  • Wage and Hour
  • Workplace Policy Institute

Jul
18
2018
ASAP

The Ninth Circuit Holds Plaintiff Lacked Standing for an Alleged Violation of the FCRA's "Pre-Adverse Action" Notice Provision

Nationwide class action claims against employers under the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act are more common now than ever before. The 9th Circuit recently issued an opinion addressing an important procedural issue in FCRA cases: constitutional standing.
  • Background Checks

Jul
17
2018
ASAP

Trump Administration DOL Issues First Substantive Guidance on Independent Contractors

The Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor (DOL) issued a Field Assistance Bulletin (FAB) on Friday, July 13, 2018, titled “Determining Whether Nurse or Caregiver Registries Are Employers of the Caregiver.”
  • Staffing, Independent Contractors and Contingent Workers
  • Healthcare
  • Wage and Hour

Jul
17
2018
ASAP

Puerto Rico: New Act Extends the List of Authorized Deductions to Non-Exempt Employees' Wages

The Governor of Puerto Rico recently signed into law Act No. 115, extending the list of authorized payroll deductions under Act 17-1931.
  • Employee Benefits
  • Wage and Hour
  • International Employment Law

Jul
16
2018
Insight

#MeToo at Home and Abroad

The #MeToo movement is a global phenomenon that has implications for multinational employers.
  • Discrimination and Harassment
  • International Employment Law

Jul
13
2018
ASAP

District Court Preliminarily Enjoins Some Components of California Sanctuary Laws Impacting Employers

On July 4, 2018, the DOJ obtained a partial victory in its challenge of California’s Immigrant Worker Protection Act and other sanctuary laws when a California federal court held that certain provisions violated the Supremacy Clause of the Constitution.
  • Global Mobility and Immigration

Jul
13
2018
Insight

Australia: New South Wales Introduces Law Requiring Companies to Report on Modern Slavery

The Australian State of New South Wales recently passed the Modern Slavery Bill of 2018, which requires covered companies to release an annual statement that details the steps taken to ensure their operations and suppliers do not engage in modern slavery.
  • Business and Human Rights
  • International Employment Law

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