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March 15, 2021

Ontario, Canada: Requirements for Mandatory Policies, Training and Postings

Employers subject to provincial legislation that have employees in Ontario often ask about legislative requirements under various employment statutes, including mandatory policies, training and postings.

ASAP
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March 12, 2021

Department of Labor Announces Non-Enforcement Policy and Intent to Revisit ESG, Proxy Rules

On March 10, 2021, the DOL announced that it will not enforce or otherwise pursue enforcement actions with respect to two recently issued final rules amending the “investment duties” regulation under Title I of ERISA.

ASAP
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March 11, 2021

Court Finds Texas Minimum Wage Law Preempts San Antonio Paid Sick Leave Ordinance

On March 10, 2021, the Texas Fourth Court of Appeals upheld a preliminary injunction preventing San Antonio’s amended Sick and Safe Leave Benefits ordinance from taking effect since December 2019.

ASAP
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March 11, 2021

Department of Labor Proposes to Roll Back Joint Employment, Independent Contractor Rules

On March 11, 2021, the U.S. Department of Labor announced proposals to roll back two Trump administration regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

ASAP
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March 11, 2021

The Butch Lewis Emergency Pension Plan Relief Act of 2021 Becomes Law

On March 11, 2021, President Biden signed into law the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, which includes the Butch Lewis Emergency Pension Plan Relief Act of 2021.

Podcast
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March 11, 2021

Littler’s APAC Employment & Labor Law 2021 Series: Remote Workers in Asia versus Latin America

This discussion presents the essential checklist for any employer assessing remote work compliance issues in the two regions: Asia Pacific and Latin America

Insight
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March 10, 2021

Ontario, Canada: Superior Court Creates New Tort of Internet Harassment

Regardless of social media policies establishing expectations for employee conduct online, online harassment is still a prevalent issue in the workplace as well as in society more generally.

Podcast
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March 10, 2021

Conversations with Women: Impacts of the Pandemic on Women in the Workforce

Erin Webber and Zoe Argento discuss the affects the pandemic has had on working mothers and the impact on women in the workforce generally.

ASAP
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March 10, 2021

House Passes Sweeping Labor Law Rewrite

On March 9, 2021, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Protecting the Right to Organize Act of 2021 (PRO Act) by a largely party-line vote of 225-206.

ASAP
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March 10, 2021

State Department Further Limits Incoming Business Travel from Europe, United Kingdom, Ireland, China, Iran, Brazil, and South Africa

The U.S. Department of State recently altered existing guidance on travel to the United States and further restricted business travel from certain countries.

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