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June 9, 2022

The Netherlands: Monitoring Discrimination When Recruiting and Selecting Employees

Equal opportunity in the job market is not yet a given for everyone in the Netherlands; discrimination when recruiting and selecting new employees still occurs. The bill to oversee equal opportunities for recruitment and selection seeks to change this.

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June 7, 2022

Employer Drug-Testing Rules Clipped by Rhode Island Marijuana Legalization

On May 25, 2022, Rhode Island Governor Daniel McKee signed into the law the Rhode Island Cannabis Act, which legalized recreational cannabis.

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June 6, 2022

New York State Legislature Seeks to Expand Employee Rights to Freelancers Statewide

During the final days of its most recent legislative session, the New York State Legislature passed a bill (S8369B) that would mandate contractual forms and terms for businesses that use “freelance workers.”

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June 3, 2022

Alameda County, California Reinstates Mask Mandates

On June 2, 2022, the Alameda County Public Health Department announced that face coverings would once again be required in most indoor public settings, including workplaces and offices, effective Friday, June 3, 2022.

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June 3, 2022

U.S. Minimum Wage, Tipped, and Exempt Employee Pay Increases Will Heat Up This Summer (And Possibly Other Seasons)

Minimum wage laws can affect businesses of all sizes, whether operating nationwide, in multiple jurisdictions, or only in one state, county, or city.

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June 2, 2022

An Employer’s Guide to Deciding When to Publish a Statement on Current Events

This brief podcast highlights the self-assessment that an employer ought to engage in before to weighing in on social issues and current events.

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June 1, 2022

USCIS to Implement Premium Processing for Certain Pending EB-1 and EB-2 Form I-140 Petitions

On May 24, 2022, USCIS announced implementation of premium processing for certain work visa petitioners who have pending EB-1 and EB-2 petitions. This announcement is part of a USCIS’ plans to expand its premium processing scheme.

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June 1, 2022

Ontario, Canada: OCA Decides Union Member’s Tort Claim Against Third Party Must be Decided by Court Rather than Arbitrator

The appellate court dismissed an appeal, agreeing with the lower court that a football player’s action for damages against a physician for misdiagnosing his injury should proceed in superior court - and not in arbitration.

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June 1, 2022

COVID-19: EMEA Lockdown Restrictions (May Update)

We have created a high-level guide which gives an “at a glance” snapshot of the severity of lockdown restrictions in 28 countries across EMEA. We have recently updated this guide to be current as of May 2022.

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May 31, 2022

OFCCP Identifies 400 Supply & Service Contractor Establishments to be Audited Beginning in June

On May 20, 2022, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) published its FY 2022 Corporate Scheduling Announcement List (CSAL) for supply and service contractors.

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