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December 10, 2018

Germany Announces €3 Billion "Artificial Intelligence (AI) Made in Germany" Initiative

The German federal government has announced a sweeping new initiative with the stated goal of making “Germany and Europe the worldwide leader in the field of artificial intelligence.”

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December 10, 2018

Australia Updates Catastrophic Injury Regulations, Affecting Workers’ Compensation Procedures

In an important update to Australia’s safety laws, the federal government has introduced a definition of “catastrophic injury” under the workers' compensation scheme, altering certain employer duties when responding to employee filings.

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December 4, 2018

Australia Passes Law Requiring Large Companies to Report on Modern Slavery

On November 29, 2018, the Australian Government passed the Modern Slavery Act 2018, which requires certain companies operating in Australia to report annually on their efforts to address modern slavery in their operations and supply chains.

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November 28, 2018

Puerto Rico Adopts New Regulation to Administer Unemployment Insurance

On November 8, 2018, the Secretary of the Puerto Rico Department of Labor and Human Resources published a new regulation governing the administration of Puerto Rico's unemployment insurance program.

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November 27, 2018

Ontario, Canada: Bill 47, Making Ontario Open for Business Act, Receives Royal Assent

On November 21, 2018, Bill 47, Making Ontario Open for Business Act, received Royal Assent, repealing a number of amendments made to Ontario labour and employment law.

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November 26, 2018

Germany May Ease Labor Regulations on Termination of Top Managers to Lure British Banks

A draft German bill aims to loosen the protection against dismissal for certain highly paid managers in the financial sector.

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November 20, 2018

Potential Immigration Consequences for Workers and Investors in the Canadian Cannabis Industry

Although Canada recently legalized the recreational use of marijuana, the drug remains illegal under U.S. federal law. This discrepancy can give rise to serious immigration consequences for workers and investors in the Canadian cannabis industry.

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November 15, 2018

Dutch Labour Party Proposes Law Guaranteeing Employees a Right to Disconnect

The Dutch Labour Party (PvdA) announced that it would like to introduce legislation guaranteeing employees a right to completely disconnect, outside working hours.

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November 14, 2018

UK Supreme Court Rules on "Gay Cake" Case

Cakes have become an unlikely battleground for gay rights over the past few years. The UK Supreme Court recently held that a bakery that refused to supply a pro-same-sex marriage cake did not discriminate against the man ordering it.

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November 13, 2018

UK Parental Bereavement Leave – New Rights to Leave and Pay

Under the new Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Act 2018, starting in 2020, parents who experience the unfortunate loss of a child under the age of 18 or a stillbirth after 24 weeks of pregnancy will be entitled to two weeks’ leave.

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