Puerto Rico’s Secretary of Labor and Human Resources has issued Opinion No. 2022-02, which provides the methodology for employers to self-classify as a microenterprises, small or medium businesses under Act 62-2014.
On June 20, 2022, Puerto Rico’s governor approved Act 41-2022, which includes a series of amendments to Puerto Rico’s Act 4-2017, better known as the Labor Transformation and Flexibility Act (LTFA), and other employment legislation.
Earlier this year, Governor Kathy Hochul signed into law S.812B/A.2035B, which amended the New York State Human Rights Law to require the establishment of a state-wide, toll-free, confidential hotline for complaints of workplace sexual harassment.
The Court of Appeal for Ontario was satisfied with the reasonableness of the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario’s finding that the Ministry of Health subjected midwives to pay discrimination on the basis of gender.