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May 12, 2022

Ontario, Canada: Some Employees May Be Entitled to Paid Time Off to Vote in June 2nd Provincial Election

The Ontario general election will take place on June 2, 2022. Under Ontario’s Election Act, every employee who is qualified to vote is entitled to three consecutive hours to vote while the polls are open.

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May 11, 2022

Cal/OSHA Issues Updated FAQs

On May 7, 2022, Cal/OSHA issued updated Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) to the third readoption of the COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (3rd Revised ETS), which was approved April 21, 2022, and is now in effect.

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May 6, 2022

DHS Has Temporarily Increased Automatic Extensions of Employment Authorization and/or Employment Authorization Documents (EADs)

Due to severe backlogs with adjudication exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, on May 4, 2022, DHS published a rule to temporarily increase the automatic extension period for EADs from up to 180 days to up to 540 days.

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May 6, 2022

New York’s New Notice of Electronic Monitoring Goes into Effect on May 7, 2022

New York State’s recently enacted law requiring notice of electronic monitoring goes into effect on May 7, 2022.

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May 6, 2022

Alberta, Canada Human Rights Tribunal Reminds Employees They Have Duties in the Workplace Accommodation Process

In a recent case the Human Rights Tribunal of Alberta emphasized that the duty to accommodate is not exclusively that of the employer..

Littler Report
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May 4, 2022

The Littler Annual Employer Survey 2022

Littler’s tenth annual survey – completed by nearly 1,300 in-house lawyers, C-suite executives and HR professionals – provides a window into how U.S. employers are managing labor and employment issues and where their principal concerns lie.

Insight
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May 3, 2022

Connecticut Set to Enact Ban on Employer-Sponsored Meetings

On April 29, 2022, organized labor achieved a long-sought political objective when the Connecticut House of Representatives passed Senate Bill 163, “An Act Protecting Employee Freedom of Speech and Conscience.”

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May 3, 2022

COVID-19: EMEA Lockdown Restrictions (April Update)

We have created a high-level guide which gives an “at a glance” snapshot of the severity of lockdown restrictions in 28 countries across EMEA. We have recently updated this guide to be current as of April 2022.

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May 2, 2022

U.S. Supreme Court Excludes Emotional Distress Damages from Remedies Available Under Rehabilitation Act and Affordable Care Act

On April 28, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court narrowed the scope of damages available under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Rehab Act) and the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

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May 2, 2022

Washington Becomes Third Jurisdiction to Require Wage Disclosures in Job Postings

In an effort to close what is viewed as a persistent pay gap, Washington has amended its Equal Pay and Opportunities Act (EPOA) for the second time to require employers to include wage and benefit information in their job postings.

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