In a recent decision, the British Columbia Court of Appeal upheld a determination that three taxi drivers were employees and not independent contractors for purposes of the province’s Employment Standards Act.
The Ontario general election will take place on June 2, 2022. Under Ontario’s Election Act, every employee who is qualified to vote is entitled to three consecutive hours to vote while the polls are open.
On May 7, 2022, Cal/OSHA issued updated Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) to the third readoption of the COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (3rd Revised ETS), which was approved April 21, 2022, and is now in effect.
Due to severe backlogs with adjudication exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, on May 4, 2022, DHS published a rule to temporarily increase the automatic extension period for EADs from up to 180 days to up to 540 days.
Littler’s tenth annual survey – completed by nearly 1,300 in-house lawyers, C-suite executives and HR professionals – provides a window into how U.S. employers are managing labor and employment issues and where their principal concerns lie.
On April 29, 2022, organized labor achieved a long-sought political objective when the Connecticut House of Representatives passed Senate Bill 163, “An Act Protecting Employee Freedom of Speech and Conscience.”