Starting July 16, 2018, all employers in Brazil must use the new eSocial platform, developed to unify an employer's transmission of employment- and work-related data to various federal government institutions.
On July 9, 2018, President Trump nominated Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh to potentially fill the impending U.S. Supreme Court vacancy created by Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement, which takes effect on July 31, 2018.
With the May 25, 2018 effective date of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) barely in the rear-view mirror, California’s governor recently signed into law the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018.
New York’s Third Department appellate court – which has jurisdiction over all state Unemployment Division appeals – recently issued a significant decision for “gig” economy companies with operations in New York.
On July 5, 2018, Governor David Y. Ige signed Senate Bill 2351 into law, adding Hawaii to the list of jurisdictions generally prohibiting employers from asking applicants about their prior compensation history.
The new Massachusetts “grand bargain” legislation gradually phases out the requirement that retailers pay time-and-a-half for work on Sundays or certain holidays. However, this phase-out has a hidden complication.
The NLRB General Counsel’s recent memo provides guidance about how the Board’s The Boeing Co. decision will affect many types of workplace rules, including taking on the challenging task of categorizing confidentiality rules as lawful or unlawful.