A recent decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal indicates that an employee’s past service with a vendor may be a factor in the reasonable notice calculation when a successor employer terminates employment.
On August 7, 2020, the San Francisco Office of Economic and Workforce Development (OEWD) formally issued its guidance on the Temporary Right to Reemployment Following Layoff Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic Emergency Ordinance.
On July 24, 2020, the FDIC published a Final Rule regarding Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act, 12 U.S.C. § 1829 (“Section 19”), which restricts hiring at FDIC-insured depository institutions, such as FDIC member banks.
During a pandemic, protests, and a polarized election season, employers have walked an ever-increasingly fine line between protecting employee speech in the workplace and enforcing rules on workplace conduct.
On July 2, 2020, the Supreme Court declined to review the Ninth Circuit’s decision in Rizo v. Yovino. The question for review whether prior salary is a “factor other than sex” that can justify a pay disparity under the federal Equal Pay Act.
San Francisco has enacted an emergency ordinance that requires certain employers to provide written notice when layoffs occur, grants reemployment rights, and prohibits discrimination against employees who experience a family care hardship.