Littler's Workplace Policy Institute® (WPI™) presents the Insider Report, a monthly newsletter detailing key labor, employment, and benefits policy developments at the federal, state, local and global levels.
In a first for the province of Ontario, a construction project manager charged and convicted under the Bill C-45 amendments to the Criminal Code was sentenced to serve time in prison for criminal negligence for his role in a workplace accident.
In response to the announcement of a "Privacy Shield" to replace the invalidated U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework for cross-border data transfers, the EU's Working Party has expressed reservations and provided limited guidance for U.S. multinationals.
In a long-awaited and much-anticipated announcement, the U.S. Department of Commerce and the European Commission (the “Commission”) declared on February 2, 2016, that they had struck a deal on a new cross-border data transfer framework.
The Supreme Court of Puerto Rico recently held that every employer in Puerto Rico must provide a safe, private, and hygienic place for working nursing mothers to extract breast milk during the nursing period as provided under Act No. 427-2000, as amended.