The Working for Workers Act, 2022 requires certain employers to create and disseminate a written policy for all employees with respect to electronic monitoring of employees. The government has issued new guidance for such a policy.
The Court of Appeal for Ontario was satisfied with the reasonableness of the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario’s finding that the Ministry of Health subjected midwives to pay discrimination on the basis of gender.
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), on June 23, 2022, the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) issued its anticipated proposed rule to amend Title IX’s implementing regulations.
NLRB reaffirmed that regional directors have authority to dismiss representation and decertification petitions if they determine there is merit to a ULP charge involving misconduct “that would irrevocably taint” the petition and election.
Cities have started to implement their own workplace regulations, an area previously reserved to federal and state governments. The hotel industry, which often is one of the primary drivers of a local economy, has been a particular focus.
The European Union in 2019 launched a civil law directive on transparent and predictable working conditions in the EU. The directive stipulates that the rights and obligations set out therein must apply to all employment relationships by August 1, 2022.