On June 23, 2022, Canada’s Bill C-19 received Royal Assent and amended Canada’s Competition Act. As of June 23, 2023, the amendment will prohibit wage-fixing and no-poach agreements among certain employers.
In order to qualify for the new Inflation Reduction Act tax credit, taxpayer owners/developers and their construction contractors and subcontractors are required to comply with the federal prevailing wage provisions of the Davis-Bacon Act.
On October 11, 2022, the U.S. Department of Labor released a proposed rule to update the test for determining whether a worker is an employee under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) or an independent contractor.
On September 13, 2022, the German Federal Labor Court published a decision with important ramifications and lingering questions for employers. The court held that it is (and has always been) an employer’s duty to record working hours.