Podcast
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March 31, 2021

Recruitment and Staffing Agency Quandaries: Avoiding Claims of Reverse Discrimination in Hiring a Diverse Workforce

Alyesha Dotson discusses the avenues to intentionally recruit for diversity in a fair and smart manner to avoid violating antidiscrimination laws.

ASAP
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March 31, 2021

Ontario, Canada Superior Court Determines Employee Misconduct Did Not Justify Dismissal for Cause Without Notice

In Czerniawski v. Corma Inc., 2021 ONSC 1514, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice concluded that a long-term employee’s misconduct did not justify dismissal for cause without notice. The court awarded 19 months’ common law reasonable notice.

ASAP
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March 31, 2021

Republic of Labour Law - Irish HR Updates in March

This week in the Republic of Labour Law, we discuss an upcoming change to Parent’s Leave.

ASAP
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March 31, 2021

Hold the Phone: Employees Can Bring Common-Law Wrongful Discharge Claims in Oregon for Seeking Legal Advice About Their Employment

On March 3, 2021, in Rohrer v. Oswego Cove, LLC, the Oregon Court of Appeals reversed the lower court’s dismissal of an employee’s common-law wrongful discharge claim for seeking legal advice about her employment.

Littler Report
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March 30, 2021

Littler’s APAC At a Glance: COVID-Related Restrictions (March Update)

Littler’s APAC team is pleased to provide you with its “APAC At a Glance: COVID-Related Restrictions” guide, to help employers adapt their operations to the different measures (and timetables) happening in the region.

Littler Report
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March 30, 2021

Inaugural Report of Littler’s Global Workplace Transformation Initiative

A primary goal of this Report is to highlight the myriad and overlapping labor and employment issues that arise as the workplace transforms, and the imperative that successful solutions will require significant cross-disciplinary collaboration.

Podcast
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March 30, 2021

Conversations with Women: From the Military to Law

Wendy Buckingham and Emily Haigh discuss how their experience as women in the U.S. military influenced their legal careers.

Insight
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March 29, 2021

Illinois Will Require EEO-1 Transparency and Equal Pay Data

Illinois recently enacted SB 1480, which amends several laws including the Illinois Business Corporation Act and the Illinois Equal Pay Act.

Insight
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March 29, 2021

Canada: Ontario Superior Court Holds Labour Arbitrator Has Exclusive Jurisdiction to Resolve Dispute Relating to Workplace Violence and Harassment

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has held that when a claim for workplace sexual harassment and workplace sexual assault “arises under the collective agreement,” a labour arbitrator has exclusive jurisdiction to resolve it under s.48(1) of the OLRA.

ASAP
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March 26, 2021

Illinois Imposes New Criminal History Check Requirements on Employers

On March 23, 2021, Governor J.B. Pritzker signed a bill (SB1480) that amends the Illinois Human Rights Act (IHRA) to, among other things, impose new requirements on employers that perform criminal history checks on their employees.

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