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March 8, 2021

California DFEH Ramps Up Enforcement of FEHA’s Protections Against Criminal Record Discrimination

Employers with operations in California should be vigilant about compliance with the protections against criminal record discrimination in the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA).

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March 3, 2021

Biden Administration Unveils Immigration Reform Bill

Last week, President Biden’s comprehensive immigration reform proposal, the U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021, was introduced in the House and Senate.

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March 2, 2021

White House Lifts COVID-19 Executive Order that Banned Entry on Certain Permanent Immigrant Visas

On February 24, 2021 President Biden officially lifted restrictions on entry to the United States stemming from former President Trump’s Proclamation 10014 of April 22, 2020.

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February 26, 2021

Republic of Labour Law – Irish HR Updates in February

This week in the Republic of Labour Law, we focus on two key cases that have been making headlines.

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February 24, 2021

Ontario, Canada: Superior Court Considers Impact of COVID-19 on Employee’s Reasonable Notice Entitlement

In a recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the court considered factors unique to the COVID-19 pandemic in calculating the common law reasonable notice to which the employee was entitled.

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February 9, 2021

Tax Court Reiterates the Proper Tax Treatment of “Physical Injuries” in Employment Cases

In Stassi v. Commissioner, the U.S. Tax Court found that a settlement was not excludable from income as a personal physical injury because the taxpayer failed to demonstrate that her shingles was caused by her employer’s workplace.

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February 8, 2021

Ontario, Canada: Court of Appeal Upholds $1.27 Million Damage Award for Constructive Dismissal

The Court of Appeal for Ontario has upheld a decision awarding an employee one of the highest damage awards ever granted in Canada for constructive dismissal ($1,270,000).

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February 5, 2021

H-1B Cap Selection Process Update – DHS Postpones Effective Date of Final Rule

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will delay the effective date of a rule issued two weeks prior to the end of the Trump administration that seeks to change how H-1B “specialty occupation” visa applications are processed.

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February 4, 2021

Supreme Court of Canada Expands Duty of Honest Performance in Contract

The Supreme Court of Canada recently issued a decision expanding the duty of honest performance, which applies to parties to all contracts, by holding that they cannot knowingly deceive one another about matters directly linked to contract performance.

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February 1, 2021

Recall Rights and Retention Obligations: How Local Ordinances are Changing Workplace Regulation in the COVID-19 Era

A new spate of “right of recall” laws requires certain employers to rehire laid-off workers when their businesses resume or reopen and dictates the criteria used to recall those workers.

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