Employers in Puerto Rico must take into consideration the constitutional right to privacy, which applies to private parties in Puerto Rico, in evaluating whether to implement mandatory vaccination policies.
On December 18, 2020, California’s Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board (Standards Board) conducted a Stakeholders Meeting to address employer concerns about the COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard.
While most people will not be sad to leave 2020 behind, employers across much of New York State will see an increase to their labor costs in 2021, even though much of the state is navigating recession-like conditions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.
With the extremely exciting news of the first COVID-19 vaccines being rolled out in the UK, many UK employers will be getting excited for a potential return to “normal” in 2021 and what the vaccine might mean for their staff.
On December 16, 2020, the National Minimum Wage Commission (“CONASAMI” for its acronym in Spanish) announced that Mexico’s minimum wage would increase to $141.70 Mexican pesos per day, effective January 1, 2021.