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Mar
12
2018
ASAP

DOJ Challenges California Law Placing Restrictions on Employers' Ability to Allow ICE into the Workplace

The DOJ has filed a lawsuit challenging California’s Immigrant Worker Protection Act, among other laws designed to limit the extent state law enforcement and prisons may cooperate with the ICE.
  • Global Mobility and Immigration
  • Workplace Policy Institute

Mar
9
2018
ASAP

Ontario, Canada Introduces New Legislation Banning Compensation Questions

In an effort to combat gender discrimination and increase transparency during the hiring process, the Ontario government has introduced The Pay Transparency Act.
  • International Employment Law
  • Discrimination and Harassment
  • Hiring, Performance Management and Termination

Mar
7
2018
ASAP

DOL Launches Payroll Audit Independent Determination (PAID) Program to Promote Self-Reporting and Early Resolution of Wage and Hour Claims

On March 6, 2018, the U.S Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division announced its new Payroll Audit Independent Determination (“PAID”) program.
  • Wage and Hour
  • Workplace Policy Institute

Mar
7
2018
ASAP

IRS Reduces Family HSA Contribution Limit For 2018

On March 5, 2018, the IRS reduced from $6,900 to $6,850 the maximum amount an individual with family coverage may contribute to a Health Savings Account (HSA) for the 2018 calendar year.
  • Employee Benefits

Mar
7
2018
ASAP

Are You Ready For April 1, 2018 in Japan? Employees on a Fixed-Term Contract Exceeding 5 Years Will Be Able to Convert Their Employment to an Open-Ended Term

Beginning April 1, 2018, employees on a limited-term employment contract lasting more than five years with the same employer will gain the right to change their employment status to an open-ended term.
  • International Employment Law
  • Hiring, Performance Management and Termination

Feb
28
2018
ASAP

USCIS Publishes Policy Memorandum on H-1B Third-Party Worksite Requirements

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has published a memorandum establishing its policy relating to H-1B petitions filed for employees who will be working at one or more third-party worksites.
  • Global Mobility and Immigration
  • Legislative and Regulatory Practice
  • Workplace Policy Institute

Feb
26
2018
ASAP

Another Federal Appeals Court Finds Title VII Prohibits Sexual Orientation Discrimination

On February 26, 2018, a majority of the entire U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held, in Zarda v. Altitude Express Inc., that Title VII prohibits workplace discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.
  • Discrimination and Harassment

Feb
23
2018
ASAP

Supreme Court Limits Dodd-Frank Retaliation Protections to Employees who Blow the Whistle to the SEC

On February 21, 2018, the Supreme Court resolved a circuit split on whether the Dodd-Frank Act requires employees to report externally to the SEC in order to be protected by the Act’s anti-retaliation provision.
  • Whistleblowing and Retaliation
  • Corporate Compliance and Ethics

Feb
16
2018
ASAP

Does Anything Good Happen After Midnight? Austin, Texas Adopts Paid Sick Leave

At approximately 1:00 a.m. CST on February 16, 2018, the Austin, Texas City Council approved an ordinance establishing a paid sick leave requirement that will apply to all private employers located within the City.
  • Leaves of Absence and Disability Accommodation
  • Workplace Policy Institute

Feb
14
2018
ASAP

Grubhub Notches Victory for Gig Economy in Big Classification Win in California Federal Court

In a recent classification case involving the “gig” or shared economy, a U.S. magistrate judge handed down a significant win for Grubhub, concluding that a driver was an independent contractor, not an employee.
  • Staffing, Independent Contractors and Contingent Workers
  • Wage and Hour

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