WPI Report
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July 31, 2018

WPI Wage Watch: Minimum Wage & Overtime Developments (July Edition)

To help employers work on their compliance tans – and avoid getting burned – this article quickly recaps this month’s minimum wage, overtime, and tip-related developments across the country.

Insight
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July 27, 2018

The Sexual Harassment Problem in the Food and Hospitality Industries

Given the risks inherent in the food and hospitality industries, as well as the spotlight #MeToo has shone on different industries’ policies and practices, food and hospitality employers should pay particular attention to harassment complaints.

ASAP
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July 27, 2018

OSHA Update: Court of Appeals Upholds Employer's Criminal Liability and Maximum Fine in Employee's Death

On July 17, 2018, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit affirmed a verdict that had found an employer criminally liable for an employee's fatal fall.

ASAP
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July 26, 2018

Change at the Top: Ondray Harris Stepping Down as OFCCP Director

Littler has confirmed that Ondray Harris will be stepping down as head of the Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs (OFCCP) effective July 27, 2018.

Insight
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July 26, 2018

UK Supreme Court Finds Leaks in Pimlico's Independent Contractor Model

The United Kingdom Supreme Court recently held that an individual who worked for Pimlico Plumbers as an “independent contractor” was in fact a “worker.”

ASAP
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July 26, 2018

UK Supreme Court Rules that Notice of Termination Requires Actual Employee Notice to Be Effective in the Absence of Express Contractual Provision

When will an employee’s employment terminate if they do not receive a termination letter until they return from a holiday? The U.K. Supreme Court examined this issue, and announced a new rule requiring actual notice.

Insight
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July 25, 2018

Working Time and Commutes in France

France’s labor code does not ordinarily consider an employee’s commute as effective working time. When the commute’s length surpasses the usual trip between one's home and the workplace, however, the employee must be compensated with either time or money.

ASAP
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July 23, 2018

Visa Denial Results in Imminent Deportation for Foreign Nationals

Earlier this month, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a Policy Memorandum providing guidance on Executive Order 13768, which called for enhancing public safety in the United States through immigration policies.

Global Guide Quarterly
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July 20, 2018

Littler Global Guide - Australia - Q2 2018

Quarterly employment law updates from Australia

Global Guide Quarterly
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July 20, 2018

Littler Global Guide - Brazil - Q2 2018

Quarterly employment law updates from Brazil

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