Maine recently amended its final wages statute to require that “[a]ll unused paid vacation accrued pursuant to the employer's vacation policy on and after January 1, 2023 must be paid to the employee on cessation of employment.”
An arbitrator recently decided that the mandatory vaccination policy of BC Hydro was reasonably necessary to justify the significant intrusion on its employees’ bodily integrity and medical privacy - but the policy's discipline aspect was unreasonable.
A California court held that AB 979 - designed to increase diversity on corporate boards - was unconstitutional. How will this decision affect IE&D legislation? And how can corporations lean into this trend, while remaining within the bounds of the law?
The Connecticut Department of Labor recently issued final, proposed amended regulations, which make several amendments to existing regulations concering the job-protected leave aspects of the state's Paid Family and Medical Leave Act.
On April 14, 2022, New York City lawmakers introduced a bill that, if enacted, would amend the Fair Workweek law to cover home health care services employers and would likely upend the way home health care services are provided in New York City.
The impending effective date of the California Privacy Rights Act has created a lengthy list of compliance tasks for corporate HR and legal teams, including preparing and implementing an addendum for service agreements with vendors that handle HR data.
On April 11, 2022, Governor Glenn Youngkin signed into law HB 1173, rolling back the provisions of the Virginia Overtime Wage Act and realigning Virginia’s overtime obligations and exemptions with those of the federal FLSA.
On April 1, 2022, the Eleventh Circuit held that business development managers who solicited and sold vehicles to corporate clients are not entitled to overtime pay under the FLSA because they exercised discretion in the performance of their tasks.