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February 12, 2020

The Seventh Circuit Rules on Whether to Send Notice in FLSA Collective Actions to Individuals with Arbitration Agreements

The Seventh Circuit recently became the second federal appellate court to address whether notice of an FLSA collective action may be sent to individuals who allegedly entered into mutual arbitration agreements waiving their right to join the action.

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January 29, 2020

Ontario, Canada: Entitlement to Benefits for Stress under the WSIA May Bar Constructive Dismissal Claims for Bullying and Harassment

The Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal issued a welcome decision for employers when it confirmed that the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act precludes an employee's civil claim if that claim is based on harassment and bullying.

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January 8, 2020

15 Key Developments in Canadian Labour & Employment Law in 2019

Canada saw significant developments in labour and employment law in 2019. Here is our Littler LLP overview of 15 key developments in 2019 with links to more detailed articles and commentary.

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December 3, 2019

California’s Continued Reaction to #MeToo Two Years Later – the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

This podcast covers recent legislative developments, training, arbitration agreements and the extended statute of limitations for FEHA claims.

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September 20, 2019

California Supreme Court Rules that the “Underpaid Wages” Component of Labor Code Section 558 is Not a Civil Penalty under PAGA

The California Supreme Court recently held that unpaid wages are not civil penalties under California Labor Code section 558 and are therefore outside the reach of California’s Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA).

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August 12, 2019

New Jersey Adds Sharp Teeth, and Employer Notice Duty, to Wage and Hour Law

New Jersey recently enacted its Wage Theft Law, transforming the state’s wage and hour laws into one of the most robust in the country. The law substantially expands the civil and criminal recourse available for nonpayment of wages and retaliation.

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August 7, 2019

Puerto Rico Supreme Court Holds Act 2’s Counterclaim Bar Does Not Preclude Employer’s Independent Suit

The Supreme Court of Puerto Rico has held that Act No. 2, which bars an employer from filing a counterclaim against the employee under an expedited adjudication process, does not preclude an employer from filing a separate and independent action.

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August 6, 2019

Ontario, Canada: Appellate Court Decides Employee Rights to Shares on Termination Governed by Shareholders’ Agreement

In a recent case, the Court of Appeal for Ontario decided that an employee’s right to purchase shares of his employer’s parent corporation under a Shareholders’ Agreement would be governed by that agreement, including upon termination of his employment.

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June 28, 2019

Ontario, Canada: Absent Exceptional Circumstances, 24 Months is “High End” of Reasonable Notice Award for Certain Managers & Adverse Unilateral Changes to Bonus Plans Must Be Communicated

The Ontario Court of Appeal reduced a notice period award to a separated employee, which had exceeded the normal "cap," and also held that the employer could not enforce a termination provision in a bonus plan due to lack of meaningful employee notice.

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June 27, 2019

Friendlier Skies in Rhode Island: Sunday & Holiday Premium Pay Law Held Preempted for Airlines

The Rhode Island Supreme Court recently held that the Airline Deregulation Act preempts Rhode Island law requiring premium pay for Sunday and holidays. This decision may allow employers in other industries to challenge the state premium pay law as well.

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