The Ontario Court of Appeal’s recent decision reminds corporate directors that an employee may be able to make a claim against them in a wrongful dismissal action for unpaid wages under s. 131 of the Ontario Business Corporations Act.
The NLRB announced that it is withdrawing a proposed rule that would have excluded undergraduate and graduate students at private colleges and universities who perform services in connection with their studies from coverage under the NLRA.
The Illinois General Assembly is currently considering House Bill 559, which seeks to materially revise BIPA’s rigid compliance obligations and limit an individual’s ability to file a class action lawsuit against a non-compliant entity.
In response to President Biden’s January 2021 executive order, OSHA released a National Emphasis Program on March 12, 2021, targeting industries where workers are at a high risk of contracting SARS-CoV-2, the cause of COVID-19.
The Colorado Legislature has formally introduced Senate Bill 21-176, the Protecting Opportunities and Workers’ Rights (POWR) Act, which would impose sweeping changes to Colorado’s anti-discrimination law.
Employers subject to provincial legislation that have employees in Ontario often ask about legislative requirements under various employment statutes, including mandatory policies, training and postings.
On March 10, 2021, the DOL announced that it will not enforce or otherwise pursue enforcement actions with respect to two recently issued final rules amending the “investment duties” regulation under Title I of ERISA.