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May 1, 2019

Bucking the Right-to-Work Trend, Illinois Passes Ban on Right-to-Work Zones

On April 12, 2019, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker (D) signed legislation effectively banning local governments from passing right-to-work ordinances. The law took effect immediately.

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April 30, 2019

Puerto Rico DOL Allows Employers to File Unemployment Returns on Paper for First Quarter of 2019

The Puerto Rico DOL has issued a last-minute administrative determination allowing employers to submit their quarterly unemployment returns corresponding to the first quarter of 2019 on paper instead of electronically.

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April 29, 2019

What New Employment Laws Were Enacted in Arkansas?

The 2019 session was a busy one for the Arkansas General Assembly, as the state enacted at least nine labor and employment-related measures in its recently concluded legislative session. Most of these new laws will take effect in July 2019.

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April 25, 2019

Supreme Court Confirms Class Arbitration May Not Proceed Unless Expressly Permitted by the Arbitration Agreement

On April 24, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court held that even if an arbitration agreement is ambiguous as to whether classwide arbitration is permitted, that is insufficient to find that the parties consented to class arbitration.

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April 25, 2019

Second Circuit Adopts Heightened “But-For” Standard But Rejects “Sole-Factor” Test for Disability Discrimination Claims

The Second Circuit recently rejected its prior precedent, joining the Fourth, Sixth, and Seventh Circuits in adopting a “but-for” causation standard in disability discrimination cases brought under the federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

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April 25, 2019

CAL/OSHA Proposes Emergency Regulation on Protection from Wildfire Smoke

In response to the dangerous levels of air quality last fall after the wildfires in California, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health has issued a proposed regulation addressing hazardous wildfire smoke exposure.

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April 25, 2019

Court Orders EEOC to Collect Compensation Data by September 30, 2019

A district court has ordered the EEOC to collect detailed data on employee compensation and hours worked from covered employers sorted by job category, pay band, race, ethnicity, and gender by September 30, 2019.

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April 25, 2019

Three Proposed Regulations That Should Be on the Hospitality Industry's Radar

The U.S. Department of Labor recently issued three sets of proposed regulations that significantly impact the Hospitality industry. Employers are encouraged to review the proposals and submit comments as part of the rule-making process.

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April 24, 2019

New Wisconsin Governor Launches Worker Misclassification Enforcement Effort

Within his first few months of taking office, Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers has signaled a strong and clear focus on employers that have misclassified workers as independent contractors.

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April 24, 2019

Ontario, Canada: Court Takes on Employer Termination Conduct

The Court of Appeal for Ontario recently rendered a decision addressing termination conduct that serves as a cautionary tale for employers.

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