ASAP
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January 24, 2024

Dutch Employer Paid Dearly for an Offer to Buy Out a Non-Compete Clause

In a recent matter before the Arnhem-Leeuwarden Appellate Court, an employer in the Netherlands attempted to hold a former employee to his non-compete clause.

ASAP
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January 23, 2024

DOL Releases Annual Fine Increases for Immigration-Related Violations

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published its new immigration-related fines/penalties, effective January 15, 2024. Immigration-related violations before the DOL involve these visas: H-1B, H-2A, and H-2B.

Insight
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January 22, 2024

California Supreme Court Rules that Trial Courts Lack Inherent Authority to Strike PAGA Claims on Manageability Grounds

On January 18, 2024, the California Supreme Court held that trial courts lack inherent authority to strike (dismiss with prejudice) claims under the Private Attorneys General Act of 2004 (PAGA) on manageability grounds.

Littler Report
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January 19, 2024

Global Non-Compete Reform – At a Glance Tracker

The United States is not the only country currently debating a reform to the law on non-competes.

ASAP
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January 17, 2024

With the New Year, Puerto Rico Enacts New Legislation Facilitating Remote Work and Providing Exemption to Airlines Opening Operation Hubs on the Island

On January 17, 2024, Governor Pedro R. Pierluisi signed into law House Bill 1745, the "Act to Facilitate the Implementation of Remote Work in Private Enterprise and to Encourage the Establishment of Air Bases in Puerto Rico.”

ASAP
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January 17, 2024

New York Frequency of Pay Update: Governor Proposes Legislation and Second Department Finds No Private Right of Action for New York Manual Worker Frequency of Pay Claims

On January 16, 2024, Governor Hochul announced her Executive Budget Proposal for the 2025 fiscal year, which includes language that would provide significant relief to employers currently faced with an onslaught of “frequency of pay” litigation.

Global Guide Quarterly
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January 17, 2024

The Global Guide Quarterly (Quarter 4, 2023)

The Global Guide Quarterly (GGQ) is a newsletter Littler publishes on a quarterly basis to provide a general update on global labor and employment (L&E) law developments in key countries in the American, EMEA, and APAC regions.

ASAP
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January 16, 2024

Pay Transparency Arrives at the Nation’s Capital

The District of Columbia will soon join an ever-growing list of jurisdictions that require employers to disclose compensation on job postings.

Insight
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January 16, 2024

South Korea Proposes Mandatory Human Rights Due Diligence Obligations on Employers

Lawmakers in South Korea have proposed a bill to address adverse impacts of business activities by mandating human rights and environmental due diligence.

Insight
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January 16, 2024

Ten Reasons Employers Should Pay More Attention to USERRA

In honor of USERRA’s 30-year milestone, we offer this top-ten list of the reasons employers should pay more attention to USERRA and its expansive protections for service members and veterans.

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