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May 4, 2021

Philadelphia Passes Ordinance Banning Marijuana Tests for Many Prospective Employees

On April 22, 2021, the Philadelphia City Council passed a new ordinance prohibiting employers from conducting pre-hire marijuana testing, which Mayor Jim Kenney signed into law on April 28, 2021.

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May 4, 2021

Ontario, Canada Court Decides Employee Laid Off During COVID-19 May Claim Constructive Dismissal at Common Law

Employers have been concerned about how layoffs and constructive dismissals that occur during the COVID-19 pandemic would be viewed by the courts under the common law.

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April 26, 2021

The Netherlands: Orange zone travel? Red card!

The Sub-District Court in Maastricht upheld the summary dismissal of an employee who travelled to an orange zone destination despite his employer’s COVID-19-related travel restrictions.

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April 16, 2021

California Adopts Statewide “Right to Recall” Law for Certain Industries

Just about a year ago, in the early weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic, economic activity in many sectors went from red hot to nearly frozen, seemingly overnight. The hospitality industry was particularly hard hit, as business and leisure travel evaporated.

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April 14, 2021

Ontario, Canada Court Decides Exceptional Circumstances Exist to Justify Notice Period Exceeding 24 Months for a Long-term Employee

In Currie v. Nylene Canada Inc., 2021 ONSC 1922, Ontario’s Superior Court held that “exceptional circumstances” existed to justify making an award that exceeded the 24-month “high end” amount of reasonable notice for long-term employees.

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April 13, 2021

The Netherlands: Is your fixed-term contract sufficiently clear?

In the Netherlands, the end of a fixed-term employment contract is usually linked to a calendar date.

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April 12, 2021

Philadelphia Hotel, Airport Hospitality, and Event Center Businesses Face Significant New Recall and Retention Obligations

Philadelphia has imposed significant new recall and retention obligations on hotel, airport hospitality, and event center businesses as they struggle to recover in this uncertain COVID-19 economy.

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April 2, 2021

Recreational Marijuana Use Away from Work Now Protected in New York

On March 31, 2021, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the New York Marihuana Regulation and Taxation Act legalizing the recreational use of marijuana products by adults.

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April 1, 2021

‘Cause We’re Still Living – At Appropriate Distance – in a World of Fools (Spanning the Globe Because You Still Can’t)

Easing out of hibernation this year, we divert attention from harrowing events purely on the domestic front by shining a light on odd employment and legal stories worldwide, plus Alabama.

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