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.
A recent District of Columbia federal court ruling reminds employers that a severance agreement containing a release of claims under the False Claims Act does not guarantee dismissal of a suit on those grounds.
With presidential assent granted on August 11, 2023, for India’s Digital Personal Data Protection Act, 2023, India joined the ranks of dozens of jurisdictions globally that have enacted comprehensive data protection laws.
Even when they establish rules and policies prohibiting the improper use of their customers’ private information, employers may be found vicariously liable when their employees violate s. 1 of British Columbia’s Privacy Act.
Applying a strict interpretation of the statutory language, the Fifth Circuit made clear that a Title VII plaintiff can survive a motion to dismiss by pleading adverse actions with respect to “terms, conditions, or privileges of employment.”
In Khangura v Lumberwest Building Supplies Inc., 2023 BCSC 1053, the Supreme Court of British Columbia dismissed an employee’s claim that he was entitled to damages because he had been wrongfully dismissed without cause.
Pursuant to the recently enacted Act No. 82 of August 8, 2023, employers in Puerto Rico must consider an informal caregiver’s request for a work-schedule change without meeting some of the threshold requirements required by law.