Oct
2
2018
ASAP

Pennsylvania Commission Comments on Proposed Amendments to the Commonwealth's White Collar Exemption Regulations

On September 21, 2018, the Pennsylvania Independent Regulatory Review Commission responded to a proposal to update the Executive, Administrative and Professional overtime exemptions to the state's minimum wage law.

Oct
2
2018
ASAP

NY Pushes Back Sex Harassment Training Deadline to October 9, 2019

On Monday, October 1, 2018, the State of New York released final versions of a sexual harassment policy, complaint form, and employee training relating to sexual harassment.

Oct
1
2018
Insight

California’s Newest Laws: It’s Shocktober for Employers!

Governor Brown has signed into law a jaw-dropping number of bills that pertain to labor and employment issues, including expanded liability and training obligations surrounding sexual harassment.

Oct
1
2018
ASAP

EEOC Continues to Scrutinize Criminal Record Screening Policies

Employers that use criminal record-screening policies must continue to be vigilant about compliance with all applicable laws and should know that the EEOC’s scrutiny of such policies, while perhaps scaled back, has not ended.

Oct
1
2018
Insight

Ontario, Canada: Legislative Changes in Bill 36 Seek to Make Cannabis a Public Issue

You witness a group of your employees exit the workplace on their break, gather on a public sidewalk and begin to smoke what appears to be cannabis. How do you respond?

Sep
28
2018
ASAP

New USCIS Policy Memo and Efforts to Combat Fraud in the H-1B Visa Program

Starting October 1, 2018, the USCIS will begin implementing its June 28, 2018 policy memorandum to prioritize the removal of foreign nationals from the U.S. on the basis of public safety, in compliance with Executive Order 13768.

Sep
28
2018
Insight

Do Flexible Working Arrangements Breach Europe’s Working Time Regulations?

The short answer is no, but the catchy title – and recent judgments against European employers – merit a closer look at this topical issue.

Sep
28
2018
ASAP

New York Court Nullifies Recent Emergency Amendment Codifying Longstanding "13-Hour Rule" for Home Care Industry

The home health care industry suffered a major setback on September 26, 2018, when a court ruled that the NY Department of Labor's emergency rulemaking amendment to the “13-hour rule” was “null, void and invalid.”

Sep
27
2018
ASAP

El Senado mexicano aprueba la ratificación del Convenio 98 de la Organización Internacional del Trabajo

La noche del 20 de septiembre, en sesión plenaria, la cámara alta del Congreso mexicano ratificó el Convenio 98 de la Organización Internacional del Trabajo, el cual trata sobre el derecho de sindicación y de negociación colectiva.

Sep
27
2018
ASAP

Mexican Senate Approves the Ratification of Measure Impacting Labor-Management Relations

On September 20, 2018, the High Chamber of the Mexican Congress approved a bill to ratify the International Labour Organization’s Convention 98 on the right to organize and to bargain collectively.

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