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July 2, 2019

Ontario, Canada: Employers Can’t Require Applicants to Be Permanently Eligible to Work

In a recent decision still reverberating with Canadian employers, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario struck down an employer's practice of requiring job applicants to be permanently eligible to work in Canada.

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July 1, 2019

Guidelines on the Interpretation of Puerto Rico’s Employment Legislation, Chapters 9 and 10

This Insight includes a discussion of Chapters 9 and 10 of Guidelines on the Interpretation of Puerto Rico’s Employment Legislation, which provide guidance on termination from employment and discrimination.

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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 25, 2019

Nevada Applicants and New Employees with Positive Marijuana Test Results Will Receive Legal Protections

Beginning January 1, 2020, new legislation in Nevada will require employers to think carefully about whether and which applicants should be tested for marijuana.

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June 25, 2019

Ontario, Canada: Professional Service Employer’s Use of Different Corporate Structures in Employment Agreements Does Not Negate Uninterrupted Service in the Calculation of Reasonable Notice

A decision of the Court of Appeal for Ontario confirms that the use by a professional service employer of different corporate structures to enter into employment agreements with employees will not interrupt the length of their service.

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June 24, 2019

UK: Financial Services Employee Fairly Dismissed for Lacking Credibility as a Witness

The Employment Appeal Tribunal has ruled that employers may take credibility as a witness in tribunal proceedings into account when considering the propriety of individuals approved by the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority to work in certain positions.

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June 24, 2019

Department of Labor Releases Proposed Rule for Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Programs

On June 24, the Department of Labor made public its long-awaited proposed rule establishing a process for DOL to advance the development of Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Programs.

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June 24, 2019

Oregon’s New Workplace Fairness Act Limits the Use of Nondisclosure Agreements, Requires Written Antiharassment Policies, and Extends the Time for Filing Claims

Oregon's new law prohibits employers from entering into agreements containing nondisclosure terms, requires employers to adopt specific written policies, and enlarges the period for filing discrimination claims.

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June 19, 2019

Illinois Poised to Protect Marijuana Users from Adverse Employment Actions as Part of Marijuana Legalization Legislation

On June 4, 2019, the Illinois legislature passed the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act (HB 1438). The law, once enacted, will provide expansive workplace protections to marijuana users.

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June 14, 2019

UK Court Upholds Dismissal Based on Religious Employee’s Workplace Proselytising

The Court of Appeal in the United Kingdom recently held that the dismissal of a nurse for improperly proselytising at work was fair, where the nurse often entered into impermissible religious discussion with patients.

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