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August 26, 2020

Ontario, Canada: Human Rights Tribunal Provides Guidelines on Conducting Sexual Assault Investigations

A recent Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario decision provides meaningful guidance to employers on how to conduct proper workplace sexual assault investigations that do not discriminate against employees who come forth claiming they were assaulted.

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August 20, 2020

Sonoma County, California Enacts Emergency Paid Sick Leave Ordinance

On August 18, 2020, Sonoma County joined the list of California cities and counties that have enacted emergency paid sick leave ordinances.

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August 20, 2020

Protecting the Employer’s Internal Personnel Information After the Boeing Co.

Employees have a broad legal right to communicate with one another about wages, benefits, and other employment terms. To effectuate this broad right, the NLRB has required employers to exclude such information from their confidentiality policies.

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August 20, 2020

Ontario, Canada Court of Appeal Confirms Past Experience with Vendor in Asset Purchase Transaction a Factor in Calculating Reasonable Notice

A recent decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal indicates that an employee’s past service with a vendor may be a factor in the reasonable notice calculation when a successor employer terminates employment.

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August 18, 2020

Some Hospitality Employers in Nevada Must Establish Virus-Combating Protocols, Including Cleaning, Testing, and Paid Time Off

A new Nevada law not only shields businesses from liability related to COVID-19 under certain circumstances, but also includes a host of significant new measures meant to enhance worker safety for many employers in the hospitality industry.

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August 14, 2020

British Columbia, Canada: Human Rights Tribunal Dismisses Claim that University Faculty Member’s Comment Constituted Sexual Harassment, Stating Entire Context Must be Considered

In a recent decision, the British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal held that a comment a faculty member made to a university employee during a business trip did not rise to the level of sexual harassment as defined in the province’s Human Rights Code.

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August 13, 2020

UK: Data Protection Issues of Employee Health Screenings, Testing, Tracing Apps, etc.

As we progress into the next phase of the pandemic, employers in the UK are considering how to safely reintegrate staff into the workplace whilst also managing the risks of processing health data and setting out the expectations for employees.

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August 12, 2020

UK: How to Handle Tricky Categories of Employees When Returning to Work

In this GQ|Littler article, we highlight some of the issues and risks employers face when dealing with different types of employees as businesses reopen, including those who refuse to return to the workplace.

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August 11, 2020

Supreme Court of Puerto Rico Rules “Ex-Offender” Is Not a Protected Category

The Supreme Court of Puerto Rico has ruled that the status of ex-offender is not a protected category under the Constitution nor under Puerto Rico’s general anti-discrimination statute.

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