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April 13, 2022

British Columbia, Canada: Arbitrator Decides Employer Could Terminate Employee Who Refused Government-Ordered Vaccination

An arbitrator in British Columbia held that an employer rightfully terminated an employee who was ineligible for work for refusing to receive a COVID-19 vaccine despite a government order requiring it.

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April 7, 2022

USCIS Announces Efforts to Increase Efficiency and Reduce Burdens

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that the agency will undertake three efforts to increase efficiency and reduce burdens within the legal immigration system.

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April 7, 2022

Massachusetts High Court Expands Employer Liability for Late Payment of Wages

In Reuter v. City of Methuen (April 4, 2022), the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court expanded an employer’s liability for the late payment of wages.

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April 6, 2022

Alberta, Canada Court Deducts CERB Payments from Substantial Reasonable Notice Award to Long-term Employee

In Oostlander v Cervus Equipment Corporation, 2022 ABQB 200, the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta awarded 24 months’ pay in lieu of reasonable notice to a long-term heavy duty mechanic, less mitigation income.

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March 30, 2022

British Columbia, Canada Court Awards Employee Aggravated Damages After Employer Makes Unfounded Allegations after Commencement of Litigation

In a successful wrongful dismissal lawsuit, the Supreme Court of British Columbia awarded an employee an additional $15,000 for aggravated damages because the employer engaged in conduct during the dismissal that was unfair and in bad faith.

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March 22, 2022

British Columbia, Canada Court Decides CERB Payment Should be Deducted from Damage Award for Wrongful Dismissal

The Supreme Court of British Columbia found that the trial court erred when it did not deduct the employee’s $9,000 Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) payment from his damage award for wrongful dismissal.

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March 22, 2022

Surreptitious Recording of Conversations with Colleagues May Justify Termination of Employment for Cause in British Columbia, Canada

The Supreme Court of British Columbia dismissed an employee’s wrongful dismissal claim and held that his surreptitious recording of conversations with his colleagues justified the termination of his employment for just cause.

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March 21, 2022

Bill Seeks to Alleviate the Slowdown of Criminal Background Checks in California

Background check industry groups have mounted a full-court press to remedy the recent slowdown in criminal record searches in California state courts caused by last year’s court of appeal decision in All of Us or None v. Hamrick.

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March 17, 2022

California Fair Employment & Housing Council Proposes Sweeping Regulation of Automated Decision-making and Artificial Intelligence in Employment

Draft regulations would dramatically expand the liability exposure and obligations of employers and third-party vendors in California that use, sell, or administer employment-screening tools or services that use AI in decision-making.

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