Welcome to our inaugural edition of the Republic of Labour Law, a monthly newsletter in which we distill the most important Irish legal and HR updates from the last month in 500 words or less. Today we touch on Brexit, gig workers, and more.
In a recent case under the Federal Railroad Safety Act, the Eighth Circuit reasserted that claimants must prove intentional discrimination in whistleblower retaliation cases subject to the AIR21 regulations.
New Mexico has been making waves with several labor and employment developments, including a red flag law and pending bills that would restrict nondisclosure agreements (HB 21) and would require reasonable accommodations for pregnancy (HB 25).
Colorado has been making headlines with several noteworthy new laws and regulations. This Lightbulb will highlight key recently enacted and pending employment legislation in the Centennial State, including expansive wage order requirements.
Following the lead of other courts around the country, a Pennsylvania state court has held that employees can bring lawsuits against their employers asserting claims under the state’s medical marijuana law.
On February 10, 2020, a federal court approved the EEOC’s request to deem its retrospective collection of compensation data for calendar years 2017 and 2018 completed, ending (at least for now) the federal government’s first-ever collection of pay data.