Fines are set to more than triple for employers and landlords who employ or rent to those without permission to work or rent—the biggest shake up of civil penalties since 2014—the Home Office has announced.
The DOL’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on white collar overtime exemptions is proposing that, except for American Samoa, salary level increases triggering exemption apply also in the U.S territories, including Puerto Rico.
On July 20, 2023, UK’s Employment Relations (Flexible Working) Bill 2023 received Royal Assent and is currently expected to come into force in Summer 2024, though a precise date has not yet been confirmed by the government.
Canada has published a Regulation under the Canada Labour Code (CLC) exempting certain classes of employees in the banking, telecommunications and broadcasting, rail and airline sectors from specified hours of work requirements in the CLC.
Over a year after Florida’s so-called “Stop W.O.K.E.” went into effect, and about one year after a court partially enjoined it, a three-judge panel for the 11th Circuit heard argument in Florida’s attempt to dissolve the injunction.
A recent District of Columbia federal court ruling reminds employers that a severance agreement containing a release of claims under the False Claims Act does not guarantee dismissal of a suit on those grounds.