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May 7, 2019

Puerto Rico Supreme Court Holds that an Employee’s Felony Indictment Constitutes Just Cause for Termination

The Puerto Rico Supreme Court recently held that that a felony indictment constitutes just cause for termination under Puerto Rico’s Unjust Dismissal statute, Act No. 80 of May 30, 1976 (Act 80).

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May 6, 2019

Ontario, Canada: Reducing the Risk That an Employer’s Release of Claims is Found Unenforceable

When an Ontario employee executes a well-drafted release of claims upon termination, there may still be a risk that a court will conclude the release is unenforceable because it is unconscionable.

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May 6, 2019

New Zealand: Critical Employment Law Changes

New Zealand employers should be aware that there are several significant legislative changes to the Employment Relations Act 2000 taking effect this spring. This article briefly reviews key amendments that recently took effect – or take effect today.

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May 2, 2019

Ontario, Canada: Sexually Harassed Employee Wins the Battle but Loses the War When she is Awarded Damages But is Ordered to Pay More to Her Employer for Costs

A recent decision puts employers in Ontario on notice that if they re-hire an employee who has a history of victimizing a current employee, and the current employee finds continued employment intolerable, they risk liability for constructive dismissal.

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April 24, 2019

Ontario, Canada: Court Takes on Employer Termination Conduct

The Court of Appeal for Ontario recently rendered a decision addressing termination conduct that serves as a cautionary tale for employers.

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April 22, 2019

Dear Littler: Am I the Only GC Who Doesn’t Fully Embrace Implicit Bias Training?

Dear Littler: I am General Counsel at a large, well-known company, and I’m having a hard time endorsing "implicit bias training." Am I the only GC who has concerns about this kind of training? What am I missing?

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April 22, 2019

In Step with National Trend, Maine Passes Salary History Ban

On April 12, 2019, Maine’s Governor signed L.D. 278, a pay equity bill that generally prohibits employer inquiries into the salary history of prospective employees until after an offer of employment has been made.

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April 22, 2019

No Subpoena, No Protection?: Indiana Court of Appeals Approves Dismissal of Employee Who Left Work to Voluntarily Testify at Hearing

The Indiana Court of Appeals recently held that an employee who left work early to voluntarily testify at a former coworker's unemployment benefits appeal hearing was not protected by public policy from termination.

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April 16, 2019

Employer Prevails in FCRA Class Action in California

On April 15, 2019, a California Court of Appeal affirmed summary judgment for the employer in an action alleging class-wide violations of the hyper-technical provisions of the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act.

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April 10, 2019

Pre-Employment Marijuana Drug Testing Goes Up in Smoke in NYC

On April 9, 2019, the New York City Council passed a first-of-its-kind bill that prohibits pre-employment drug testing for the presence of marijuana or tetrahydrocannabinols.

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