On May 11, 2022, the Fifth Circuit issued an opinion giving a big win to energy-sector companies by concluding that a directional driller was an independent contractor rather than an employee covered by the FLSA.
Spain is proposing a law that would provide paid medical leave for people who suffer from period pain. Will this lead international employers to consider similar policies and, if so, what should they be thinking about?
The Court of Appeal for Ontario has dismissed an employer’s appeal of an application judge’s decision that a non-competition clause in an employment agreement governed by the common law was unenforceable because it was ambiguous and overbroad.
On May 13, 2022, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed into law SB3146, amending the provisions of the Illinois One Day Rest in Seven Act (ODRISA), which addresses both day of rest and meal break requirements for employees in the state.
This month the High Potential Individual route to the UK opens – part of an effort, in the words of Chancellor Rishi Sunak, “to create one of the world’s most attractive visa regimes for entrepreneurs and highly skilled people."
It is crucial to conduct an effective investigation so that the company can take proper action based on the accurate understanding of what happened. It can also be a legal requirement to investigate a complaint depending on the country.