New York launched its Health Care and Mental Hygiene Worker Bonus Program aimed at rewarding and retaining frontline healthcare and mental hygiene workers. The first deadline for employers’ submissions comes up on September 2, 2022.
An Alberta court used the oppression remedy to hold corporate directors personally liable for damages for wrongful dismissal after they transferred the corporate assets, ceased operations, and incorporated a new entity to provide the same service.
A New York state court recently issued the first appellate decision interpreting New York City’s Freelance Isn’t Free Act. The case involved two plaintiffs – a photography business and a model – suing a high-end fashion label.
The countdown for new legislation in Ireland requiring large companies to report on differences in pay between men and women has begun, with many Irish employers required to prepare and submit gender pay gap reports in December.
Littler Europe has compiled a comparative guide on the main changes the EU Working Conditions Directive will make in the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, and Spain.
On July 21, 2022, Ontario amended a regulation to extend the availability of Paid Infectious Disease Leave (Paid IDEL) until March 31, 2023. Prior to this extension, Paid IDEL was scheduled to expire on July 30, 2022.
The Working for Workers Act, 2022 requires certain employers to create and disseminate a written policy for all employees with respect to electronic monitoring of employees. The government has issued new guidance for such a policy.