Oregon's new law prohibits employers from entering into agreements containing nondisclosure terms, requires employers to adopt specific written policies, and enlarges the period for filing discrimination claims.
Employers with employees in Ontario often ask about legislative requirements under various employment statutes, including mandatory policies, training and postings. This updated article presents this information in a single publication.
As its session draws to a close, the New York State Legislature substantially revised the state’s anti-discrimination and anti-harassment laws this week, and Governor Andrew Cuomo has promised to sign the new measures imminently.
Just when Texas employers thought they were getting a reprieve from mandatory compliance with three separate municipal paid sick leave ordinances, the Texas Legislature failed to pass a bill to preempt all such ordinances from taking effect.
Every year, there are numerous state laws and local ordinances that take effect after the first of the year - and 2019 is no exception. This article summarizes key labor and employment laws and ordinances that become effective in the next few months.
As we sip champagne reflecting on the first anniversary of the effective date of the European General Data Protection Regulation, we consider the obligations, and four key compliance steps, that employers should bear in mind.
On June 10, 2019, Alabama enacted the state’s first wage equity law. The Clarke-Figures Equal Pay Act (CFEPA) mimics, in large portion, the federal Equal Pay Act (EPA), but includes race as a protected classification in addition to sex.