This Insight discusses Chapters 6 and 8 of the Guidelines on the Interpretation of Puerto Rico’s Employment Legislation, which provide guidance on vacation entitlement, sick leave, lactation breaks, and equal pay.
Just when Texas employers thought they were getting a reprieve from mandatory compliance with three separate municipal paid sick leave ordinances, the Texas Legislature failed to pass a bill to preempt all such ordinances from taking effect.
Every year, there are numerous state laws and local ordinances that take effect after the first of the year - and 2019 is no exception. This article summarizes key labor and employment laws and ordinances that become effective in the next few months.
Connecticut continues to add to its roster of employee-friendly laws. The legislative session has ended, and Governor Lamont is expected to sign into law a bill that creates what appears to be the most generous paid family leave program in the country.
In a statement issued from Beacon Hill on June 11, 2019, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker, along with state house and senate leadership, announced that they agreed to implement a three-month delay to the state Paid Family and Medical Leave program.
A recent labour arbitration case in Nova Scotia considered whether an employee who masturbated while watching pornography in a workplace bathroom stall had a sex addiction, and whether sex addiction is a disability that employers must accommodate.
Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak has announced his intent to sign Senate Bill No. 312, which will require, for the first time, that Nevada private-sector employers provide employees with up to 40 hours of paid leave per benefit year.