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Mar
7
2018
ASAP

Are You Ready For April 1, 2018 in Japan? Employees on a Fixed-Term Contract Exceeding 5 Years Will Be Able to Convert Their Employment to an Open-Ended Term

Beginning April 1, 2018, employees on a limited-term employment contract lasting more than five years with the same employer will gain the right to change their employment status to an open-ended term.
  • International Employment Law
  • Hiring, Performance Management and Termination

Feb
28
2018
ASAP

USCIS Publishes Policy Memorandum on H-1B Third-Party Worksite Requirements

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has published a memorandum establishing its policy relating to H-1B petitions filed for employees who will be working at one or more third-party worksites.
  • Global Mobility and Immigration
  • Legislative and Regulatory Practice
  • Workplace Policy Institute

Feb
26
2018
ASAP

Another Federal Appeals Court Finds Title VII Prohibits Sexual Orientation Discrimination

On February 26, 2018, a majority of the entire U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held, in Zarda v. Altitude Express Inc., that Title VII prohibits workplace discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.
  • Discrimination and Harassment

Feb
23
2018
ASAP

Supreme Court Limits Dodd-Frank Retaliation Protections to Employees who Blow the Whistle to the SEC

On February 21, 2018, the Supreme Court resolved a circuit split on whether the Dodd-Frank Act requires employees to report externally to the SEC in order to be protected by the Act’s anti-retaliation provision.
  • Whistleblowing and Retaliation
  • Corporate Compliance and Ethics

Feb
16
2018
ASAP

Does Anything Good Happen After Midnight? Austin, Texas Adopts Paid Sick Leave

At approximately 1:00 a.m. CST on February 16, 2018, the Austin, Texas City Council approved an ordinance establishing a paid sick leave requirement that will apply to all private employers located within the City.
  • Leaves of Absence and Disability Accommodation
  • Workplace Policy Institute

Feb
14
2018
ASAP

Grubhub Notches Victory for Gig Economy in Big Classification Win in California Federal Court

In a recent classification case involving the “gig” or shared economy, a U.S. magistrate judge handed down a significant win for Grubhub, concluding that a driver was an independent contractor, not an employee.
  • Staffing, Independent Contractors and Contingent Workers
  • Wage and Hour

Feb
12
2018
ASAP

President's FY 2019 Budget Proposal Signals Cuts to Labor and Employment Funding

President Trump's budget proposal for fiscal year 2019 indicates the administration intends to scale back the Department of Labor (DOL) and National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).
  • Workplace Policy Institute

Feb
8
2018
ASAP

Reminder: Massachusetts Pregnant Workers Fairness Act Goes into Effect April 1, 2018

The Massachusetts Pregnant Workers Fairness Act goes into effect on April 1, 2018. This new law requires employers with six or more employees to provide reasonable accommodations to pregnant employees.
  • Leaves of Absence and Disability Accommodation
  • Policies, Procedures and Handbooks

Feb
8
2018
ASAP

H-1B Cap: Critical Filing Dates for FY 2019

Employers seeking to sponsor H-1B workers for Fiscal Year 2019 can begin filing petitions on April 2, 2018 (April 1 is a Sunday), for a start date of October 1, 2018.
  • Global Mobility and Immigration

Feb
6
2018
ASAP

Kansas City, Missouri, Enacts "Ban-the-Box-Plus" Ordinance

On February 1, 2018, the Kansas City, Missouri, City Council passed restrictions on employers’ inquiries into, and use of, criminal record information.
  • Background Checks
  • Hiring, Performance Management and Termination
  • Policies, Procedures and Handbooks

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