Recently the San Antonio City Council approved major changes to the city’s paid sick and safe leave ordinance, which takes effect December 1, 2019. This article reviews paid leave updates out of San Antonio, and elsewhere in Texas.
Adjudicators in Canada utilize different tests to analyze whether an employer has a duty to accommodate family status; the standard is more stringent in some jurisdictions than in others and the outcome may differ based on the test applied.
With the usual flurry of activity at the end of the legislative session, California enacted a slew of bills with labor and employment implications. Closing out his first year in office, Governor Newsom signed more than 40 such bills on varied topics.
The Canadian federal election is just around the corner—Monday, October 21, 2019 (Election Day). The Canada Elections Act sets out the law regarding employees’ voting entitlements on Election Day, as well as employer obligations.
Students across the country are heading back to school, but most state legislatures are either in recess or have adjourned for 2019. States that were still in session in August did advance several significant bills.