Menopause affects 51% of the population and women of menopausal age are the fastest growing group in the workforce. The UK government’s legislative approach to supporting women in the workplace going through menopause, however, remains in flux.
Two years ago in Waksdale v. Swegon North America Inc., 2020 ONCA 391, the Ontario Court of Appeal established the proper method for determining whether a termination clause in an employment agreement is enforceable.
On August 19, 2022, OFCCP published a Federal Register notice advising employers that in response to a FOIA request, it is planning to produce confidential information that is protected from disclosure pursuant to a statutory exemption.
The British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal’s decision in LaFleche v. NLFD Auto, 2022 BCHRT 88, provides employers with insight into how they should conduct themselves while their employees are on a leave of absence.
On August 18, 2022, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) issued a revised version of its Directive 2022-01 - Advancing Pay Equity Through Compensation Analysis, which was originally issued on March 15, 2022.
On August 16, 2022, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit issued a landmark decision, Williams v. Kincaid, finding that the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Rehabilitation Act protect individuals with gender dysphoria.