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May
10
2018
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U.S. Supreme Court Forecloses Liability of Foreign Corporations Under the Alien Tort Statute

On April 24, 2018, in a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court held that foreign corporations cannot be sued in the United States under the Alien Tort Statute.

May
9
2018
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U.K. Court of Appeal Addresses Disability Discrimination Based on Long Working Hours

A recent Court of Appeal decision out of London has raised concerns about potential discrimination claims resulting from workplace cultures of long hours.

May
9
2018
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New German Government's Plans for Labor and Employment Laws

The latest coalition agreement arrived at by Germany's two ruling parties will usher in numerous changes to employment legislation that are expected to be implemented over the next four years. Since some of these changes are extensive.

May
2
2018
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Release Agreements in Brazil: A New Way to Solve Conflicts Between Employers and Employees

Since the recently approved Labor Reform in Brazil took effect, companies and employees have a new way to solve their conflicts amicably.

Apr
27
2018
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Minnesota Legislature Proposes Sweeping Change to Sexual Harassment Law

On April 23, 2018, the Minnesota House Majority Leader introduced a bill to amend the Minnesota Human Rights Act to change the legal standard for sexual harassment. If passed, the bill would do away with the “severe or pervasive” standard.

Apr
27
2018
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New Jersey Governor to Sign Statewide Paid Sick and Safe Leave Bill

On the heels of signing equal pay legislation which will substantially expand pay equity protections for New Jersey employees, Governor Phil Murphy tweeted that he will sign a statewide paid sick leave bill on Wednesday, May 2, 2018.

Apr
26
2018
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11th Circuit: Putative Opt-in Plaintiffs are Parties to Litigation – Even After Conditional Certification is Denied

In a case of first impression, the 11th Circuit concluded that filing a written consent – even in a matter that is never certified as a collective action – is sufficient to bestow “party plaintiff” status to a putative opt-in plaintiff.

Apr
19
2018
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Ninth Circuit Holds "Catchall" Exception to the Equal Pay Act is Limited to "Job-Related" Factors, Excludes Consideration of Prior Salary

In Rizo v. Yovino, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently examined whether an employer can justify a wage differential between male and female employees by relying on prior salary.

Apr
19
2018
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OFCCP Clarifies Methodology for Contractor Audit Selection

On April 18, 2018, in another step signaling increased transparency for federal contractors, OFCCP issued a release describing its methodology for selecting and scheduling federal contractors for audit in 2018.

Apr
16
2018
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Hong Kong Considers Draft Law Requiring Companies to Report on Modern Slavery

The Hong Kong legislature is currently considering draft legislation which, if enacted, will require certain companies—including those incorporated outside of Hong Kong—to publish a “slavery and human trafficking statement.”

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