The DOL’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on white collar overtime exemptions is proposing that, except for American Samoa, salary level increases triggering exemption apply also in the U.S territories, including Puerto Rico.
The simplified crisis regulations introduced in connection with the COVID-19 pandemic expired at the end of June 2023. As of July 1, 2023, the regular statutory provisions once again apply for access to short-time working.
On July 20, 2023, UK’s Employment Relations (Flexible Working) Bill 2023 received Royal Assent and is currently expected to come into force in Summer 2024, though a precise date has not yet been confirmed by the government.
OSHA released a proposed rule on its worker walkaround representative policy that would allow a third-party employee representative to be present during Compliance Safety and Health Officer inspections.
Canada has published a Regulation under the Canada Labour Code (CLC) exempting certain classes of employees in the banking, telecommunications and broadcasting, rail and airline sectors from specified hours of work requirements in the CLC.
Over a year after Florida’s so-called “Stop W.O.K.E.” went into effect, and about one year after a court partially enjoined it, a three-judge panel for the 11th Circuit heard argument in Florida’s attempt to dissolve the injunction.