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July 27, 2017

House Introduces Bipartisan Bill Designed to Ease Joint Employer Uncertainty

On July 27, 2017, House Republicans unveiled a bill, entitled the Save Local Business Act, that would amend two labor and employment statutes to clarify when an entity can be deemed a “joint employer.”

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July 18, 2017

UK: The Biggest Shake Up of Employment Law in a Generation?

On July 11, 2017, the UK government published the Review of Modern Working Practices. Theresa May commissioned the "Taylor Review" to consider how the UK labour market can address challenges of modern working practices.

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July 12, 2017

Brazil to Enact Expansive Labor Law Reforms

On July 11, 2017, the Brazilian Senate approved the Labor Reform Bill, which is now before the president for signing.

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July 5, 2017

New Rules Applicable to NYC’s Freelance Isn't Free Act Prevents Covered Employers from Utilizing Arbitration Provisions and Class Action Waivers

Anticipated rules to “clarify” New York City’s Freelance Isn’t Free Act, which amend Title 6 of the City’s Rules by adding a new chapter 12, have now been promulgated by the Department of Consumer Affairs and go into effect on July 24, 2017.

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June 7, 2017

DOL Withdraws Joint Employer and Independent Contractor Guidance

In a three-sentence press release, Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta announced the withdrawal of two Wage and Hour Administrator's Interpretations (AIs) on joint employment and independent contractors.

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June 2, 2017

New York City Enacts Laws Limiting Employers' Flexibility To Staff Employees

On May 30, 2017, Mayor de Blasio signed five bills – collectively called the “Fair Workplace” legislative package – four of which significantly restrict the ability of fast food and retail employers to schedule their staff.

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June 1, 2017

WPI State of the States: Crunch Time in the Statehouses Before Summer Break

This month’s State of the States features some notable trends in the bills that have been enacted or seriously evaluated.

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May 25, 2017

Federal Bill Seeks to Create Portable Benefits for Gig Economy Workers

Senator Mark Warner (D-VA), a lawmaker known for closely monitoring the changing nature of work, has introduced in the Senate legislation to promote innovative ways to offer portable benefits to workers in the on-demand economy.

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March 16, 2017

Top 10 Issues to Consider When Posting Workers in France

“Posting of workers,” a common practice within the European Union, refers to the assignment of an employee to work in another EU Member State (the "host country") on a temporary basis.

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March 9, 2017

Oral Arguments Held in Browning-Ferris International v. NLRB

On Thursday, March 9, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit held long-awaited oral arguments in Browning-Ferris International v. NLRB.

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