ASAP
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April 30, 2021

EU Expected to Approve UK’s Data Privacy Regime

Following Brexit, the European Commission is working on an adequacy decision concerning the UK, which will be announced before the end of June 2021.

Insight
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April 29, 2021

New York Heroes Act Requires Workplace Safety Measures

In an effort to prevent the occupational exposure to an airborne infectious disease, the New York legislature has passed the aptly named New York Health and Essential Rights Act, or NY HERO Act, which amends the New York Labor Law.

Dear Littler
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April 29, 2021

Dear Littler: What are the Wage and Hour Issues with our Wandering Workers?

Dear Littler: Some of our employees moved to different states during the pandemic without telling us. Are there any wage and hour concerns?

ASAP
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April 29, 2021

Ontario, Canada Announces it Will Introduce Paid COVID-19 Leave

On April 28, 2021, Ontario announced in a News Release that it will soon introduce legislation that, if passed, would require employers to pay employees up to $200 per day for up to three days if they miss work for reasons relating to COVID-19.

Littler Report
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April 29, 2021

Littler’s APAC At a Glance: COVID-Related Restrictions (April Update)

Littler’s APAC team is pleased to provide you with its “APAC At a Glance: COVID-Related Restrictions” guide, to help employers adapt their operations to the different measures (and timetables) happening in the region.

Podcast
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April 29, 2021

The Promise and Perils of Affinity Groups; Or, How Not to Bargain with your Employee Resource Group

A discussion of the do’s and don’ts of interacting with an active Affinity Group within your organization.

ASAP
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April 28, 2021

Biden Increases Minimum Wage and Phases Out Tip Credit for Federal Contractors

On April 27, 2021, President Joseph R. Biden issued an executive order increasing the minimum wage for workers working on or in connection with a federal government contract.

ASAP
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April 28, 2021

The CDC Has Released New Safety Guidance for the Fully Vaccinated

On Tuesday, April 27, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released updated guidance concerning facial coverings and social distancing for fully vaccinated individuals.

ASAP
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April 28, 2021

OSHA Prepares to Issue COVID-19 Emergency Regulations

On April 26, 2021, the Occupational Safety & Health Administration sent emergency workplace safety rules to prevent the spread of COVID-19 to the Office of Management and Budget for review.

Insight
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April 28, 2021

Giving it Our Best Shot – Statewide Vaccination Plans

This chart provides links to state agency websites, vaccine allocation plans, and other guidance related to the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines, as well as basic vaccination plan phases.

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