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November 6, 2020

Ontario, Canada: New COVID-19 Response Framework Will Take Effect November 7

On November 3, 2020, Ontario announced a new COVID-19 Response Framework, Keeping Ontario Safe and Open (New Framework) that will be approved by Cabinet on November 6, 2020. Public health units will be transitioned to the New Framework on November 7.

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November 6, 2020

Ontario, Canada: Impending AODA Compliance Deadlines

This article reviews upcoming deadlines for Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act compliance reports and accessible websites.

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November 5, 2020

Substantial New Privacy Obligations for California Employers: The California Privacy Rights and Enforcement Act of 2020 Passes at the Polls

Less than a year after the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) went into effect, California’s electorate approved a ballot measure that will substantially expand the privacy obligations the CCPA imposes on employers.

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November 5, 2020

What We Know About Connecticut’s Paid Family and Medical Leave Act (and What We’re Still Learning)

While payment of benefits under Connecticut Paid Family and Medical Leave Act will not start before January 2022, important employer obligations take effect in less than two months.

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November 4, 2020

Pittsburgh and Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Pass CROWN Acts

In October 2020, both Allegheny County, Pennsylvania and the City of Pittsburgh passed Creating a Respectful and Open Workplace for Natural Hair (CROWN) Acts.

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November 4, 2020

California’s Proposition 22: Impacts in the Golden State and Beyond

Of the over 100 different ballot initiatives under consideration across the United States in the recent election, California’s Proposition 22 stands alone.

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November 3, 2020

California Offers Limited Guidance on New Pay Data Reporting Requirements; Further Guidance Expected

The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing released FAQs providing limited guidance to employers as to how to comply with their obligations for filing employee compensation data with the state under the recently enacted SB 973.

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November 3, 2020

The Netherlands: Compensation due only in absence of contract extension notification

On October 19, 2020, the Arnhem-Leeuwarden Court of Appeal ruled on whether an employer had met its duty of notification and whether it owed compensation in lieu of notifying the employee about his contract extension.

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November 2, 2020

New Jersey Sets Mandatory COVID-19 Health and Safety Standards Applicable to All Employers

Beginning November 5, 2020, all employers operating in New Jersey will be required to comply with a number of COVID-19-related mandatory health and safety standards.

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November 2, 2020

Advice for UK Employers with Staff Working Overseas during COVID-19: Act Now!

Employees working remotely outside the UK during Covid-19 may create – and may already have created – expensive tax liabilities for themselves and their employers. UK employers with staff abroad should act now to understand and mitigate the risks.

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