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May
9
2018
Insight

New German Government's Plans for Labor and Employment Laws

The latest coalition agreement arrived at by Germany's two ruling parties will usher in numerous changes to employment legislation that are expected to be implemented over the next four years. Since some of these changes are extensive.

May
2
2018
Insight

Release Agreements in Brazil: A New Way to Solve Conflicts Between Employers and Employees

Since the recently approved Labor Reform in Brazil took effect, companies and employees have a new way to solve their conflicts amicably.

Apr
27
2018
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Minnesota Legislature Proposes Sweeping Change to Sexual Harassment Law

On April 23, 2018, the Minnesota House Majority Leader introduced a bill to amend the Minnesota Human Rights Act to change the legal standard for sexual harassment. If passed, the bill would do away with the “severe or pervasive” standard.

Apr
27
2018
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New Jersey Governor to Sign Statewide Paid Sick and Safe Leave Bill

On the heels of signing equal pay legislation which will substantially expand pay equity protections for New Jersey employees, Governor Phil Murphy tweeted that he will sign a statewide paid sick leave bill on Wednesday, May 2, 2018.

Apr
26
2018
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11th Circuit: Putative Opt-in Plaintiffs are Parties to Litigation – Even After Conditional Certification is Denied

In a case of first impression, the 11th Circuit concluded that filing a written consent – even in a matter that is never certified as a collective action – is sufficient to bestow “party plaintiff” status to a putative opt-in plaintiff.

Apr
19
2018
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Ninth Circuit Holds "Catchall" Exception to the Equal Pay Act is Limited to "Job-Related" Factors, Excludes Consideration of Prior Salary

In Rizo v. Yovino, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently examined whether an employer can justify a wage differential between male and female employees by relying on prior salary.

Apr
19
2018
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OFCCP Clarifies Methodology for Contractor Audit Selection

On April 18, 2018, in another step signaling increased transparency for federal contractors, OFCCP issued a release describing its methodology for selecting and scheduling federal contractors for audit in 2018.

Apr
16
2018
Insight

Hong Kong Considers Draft Law Requiring Companies to Report on Modern Slavery

The Hong Kong legislature is currently considering draft legislation which, if enacted, will require certain companies—including those incorporated outside of Hong Kong—to publish a “slavery and human trafficking statement.”

Apr
13
2018
Insight

New York State and City Expand Anti-Harassment Requirements for Employers

Both the New York State Legislature and the New York City Council recently adopted new legislation targeting sex discrimination and sexual harassment in the workplace.

Apr
6
2018
Insight

Employers, Rev Your Engines: SCOTUS Rejects Narrow Construction of FLSA Exemption in Encino Motorcars, LLC v. Navarro

The FLSA requires employers to pay overtime to covered employees, but exempts numerous categories of workers. Traditionally, these exemptions have been construed narrowly against the employer asserting them. Not anymore.

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