Ontario announced that later this month, in an effort to protect the privacy of employees, it will be the first province to introduce legislation requiring employers to tell their workers if and how they are being monitored electronically.
On February 23, 2022, the German Federal Cabinet approved the draft legislation by Federal Labor Minister Hubertus Heil to raise the minimum wage, thus giving the green light to a key election promise of the Social Democratic Party.
On February 18, 2022, Ontario’s Your guide to the Employment Standards Act was updated to include two new chapters that provide guidance on recent amendments to the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA).
On February 2, 2022, Mississippi became the latest state to create a medical marijuana law. The Mississippi Medical Cannabis Act (MMCA) became effective immediately upon Governor Tate Reeves’s signature.