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Dec
1
2017
ASAP

Ninth Circuit Approves Latest Travel Ban, in Part

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has lifted, in part, a district court's injunction that temporarily blocked enforcement of the Trump administration's latest travel ban.
  • Global Mobility and Immigration

Nov
22
2017
ASAP

Mexico Increases the General Minimum Wage Starting December 1, 2017

On November 21, 2017, Mexico's National Minimum Wage Commission approved two new increases to the minimum salary, effective December 1, 2017. Taken together, both increases raise the minimum wage to $88.36 Mexican pesos per day.
  • International Employment Law
  • Wage and Hour

Nov
22
2017
ASAP

Incremento al Salario Mínimo General en México, Vigente a Partir del 1 de Diciembre

El 21 de noviembre de 2017, la Comisión Nacional de Salarios Mínimos ("CONASAMI") aprobó dos nuevos aumentos al salario mínimo, elevando en consecuencia el salario mínimo a $88.36 pesos por día.
  • International Employment Law
  • Wage and Hour

Nov
20
2017
ASAP

Puerto Rico Treasury Department Issues Post-Hurricane Rules for Qualified Retirement Plan and IRA Distributions and Loans

On November 15, 2017, the Puerto Rico Treasury issued Administrative Determination Number 17-29 to provide special rules and procedures applicable to distributions from qualified retirement plans and IRAs following Hurricane María.
  • Employment Taxes
  • Employee Benefits
  • International Employment Law

Nov
20
2017
ASAP

Ontario, Canada: Limiting Bonus Entitlements When Employment Ends

The Ontario Court of Appeal recently upheld a lower court’s dismissal of an employee’s claim for payment of a bonus after resignation because the employer’s non-discretionary bonus policy included an “active employment” clause.
  • International Employment Law
  • Hiring, Performance Management and Termination
  • Policies, Procedures and Handbooks

Nov
16
2017
ASAP

Agency Heads Discuss Changes in Regulatory Direction During Federalist Society Panel

The current leaders of the Department of Labor, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and National Labor Relations Board addressed transitions and regulatory plans at their respective agencies at a November 16 forum.
  • Workplace Policy Institute
  • Discrimination and Harassment
  • Labor Management Relations

Nov
15
2017
ASAP

Labor Secretary Discusses DOL Priorities During House Committee Hearing

Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta fielded a range of questions on the DOL's priorities during a November 15 hearing before the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
  • Workplace Policy Institute
  • Employee Benefits
  • Workplace Safety and Health (OSHA & MSHA)

Nov
14
2017
ASAP

Puerto Rico Secretary of Labor Issues Opinion Regarding Allowed Payroll Deductions Following Hurricanes Irma and María

On November 10, 2017, a Puerto Rico official issued Opinion No. 2017-002 addressing allowable deductions from non-exempt employees’ pay following hurricanes Irma and María.
  • Wage and Hour
  • International Employment Law

Nov
13
2017
ASAP

Ninth Circuit Orders Gross Ups for Back Pay Award

In a short published opinion, the Ninth Circuit held a federal district court may award a “tax consequence adjustment” or “gross up” for receipt of a back pay award given in one lump sum.
  • Employment Taxes

Nov
13
2017
ASAP

Puerto Rico Governor Signs Executive Order Authorizing Rules for Retirement Plan and IRA Distributions in the Wake of Recent Natural Disasters

The Governor of Puerto Rico has signed an order authorizing the establishment of tax rules for distributions from qualified retirement plans and IRAs following Hurricane Maria and other natural disasters.
  • Employment Taxes
  • Employee Benefits
  • International Employment Law

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