A federal court’s recent decision demonstrates the value in reviewing all documents related to the independent contractor background screening process to attempt to solidify potential defenses to expansive class-action claims.
New Zealand employers should be aware that there are several significant legislative changes to the Employment Relations Act 2000 taking effect this spring. This article briefly reviews key amendments that recently took effect – or take effect today.
A recent decision puts employers in Ontario on notice that if they re-hire an employee who has a history of victimizing a current employee, and the current employee finds continued employment intolerable, they risk liability for constructive dismissal.
Dear Littler: I am General Counsel at a large, well-known company, and I’m having a hard time endorsing "implicit bias training." Am I the only GC who has concerns about this kind of training? What am I missing?
On April 12, 2019, Maine’s Governor signed L.D. 278, a pay equity bill that generally prohibits employer inquiries into the salary history of prospective employees until after an offer of employment has been made.
The Indiana Court of Appeals recently held that an employee who left work early to voluntarily testify at a former coworker's unemployment benefits appeal hearing was not protected by public policy from termination.
On April 15, 2019, a California Court of Appeal affirmed summary judgment for the employer in an action alleging class-wide violations of the hyper-technical provisions of the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act.