Insight
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July 8, 2021

Ontario, Canada Court of Appeal Clarifies Relationship Between Common Employer Doctrine and Concept of Corporate Separateness

In O’Reilly v. ClearMRI Solutions Ltd., 2021 ONCA 385, the Ontario Court of Appeal decided that the motion judge erred in concluding that a majority shareholder of an employee’s contractual employer was its common employer.

Littler Report
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July 7, 2021

COVID-19: EMEA Lockdown Restrictions

We have created a high-level guide that gives an “at a glance” snapshot of the severity of lockdown restrictions in 28 countries across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

Insight
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July 6, 2021

The Dust Hasn’t Settled Yet: Employers Must Continue to Be Thoughtful About Criminal Record Screening Policies

Last month, the new chair of the EEOC, Charlotte A. Burrows, was the keynote speaker at a conference regarding new research on criminal recidivism.

ASAP
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July 2, 2021

Arizona Cities Expand Discrimination Protections

Arizona recently expanded provisions of the Arizona Civil Rights Act to cover pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions. Additionally, cities in Arizona on their own passed new ordinances that expands protected categories and coverage.

Insight
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July 2, 2021

Littler Lightbulb: Colorado Adds New Employment Laws this Session

Colorado’s 2021 legislative session ended on June 12, 2021. This Lightbulb highlights two more recently enacted employment laws.

ASAP
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July 2, 2021

Employer Entitled to Hearing Over Challenge to Signature on Mail Ballot

In a decision issued on June 25, 2021, the NLRB held that an employer’s challenge to a ballot signature raised substantial and material issues as to whether the ballot was cast by an eligible employee.

ASAP
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July 1, 2021

Chicago Amends Paid Sick Leave Ordinance and Implements New Wage Theft Protections

On June 25, 2021, the Chicago City Council passed Ordinance No. O2021-2182, part of Mayor Lightfoot’s Chi Biz Strong Initiative.

Littler Report
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July 1, 2021

Littler’s APAC At a Glance: COVID-Related Restrictions (June Update)

Littler’s APAC team is pleased to provide you with its “APAC At a Glance: COVID-Related Restrictions” guide, to help employers adapt their operations to the different measures (and timetables) happening in the region.

ASAP
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June 30, 2021

Supreme Court Declines to Hear Appeal in ERISA Class Action Permitting Recalculation of Benefits as Available Relief

The U.S. Supreme Court declined to review a Second Circuit decision which held that retirees could receive money damages in the form of recalculated benefits in a class action over how the company’s cash balance pension plan calculated lump-sum benefits.

ASAP
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June 30, 2021

Employees in Ireland to Get Right to Statutory Sick Pay from 2022

The Irish government has recently announced plans to give employees the right to statutory sick pay (SSP) for the first time. Up to this point, employers have had full discretion to decide whether or not to provide sick pay.

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