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Jun
30
2017
Insight

Nevada Mandates Employer Provided Leave and Accommodations for Victims of Domestic Violence

Nevada Senate Bill 361, designated simply as an Act relating to domestic violence, becomes fully effective January 1, 2018.
  • Leaves of Absence and Disability Accommodation

Jun
30
2017
Insight

Federal District Court Holds Employer to its Promise in FCRA “Pre-Adverse Action” Notice

A federal court in Wisconsin recently held that an employer potentially violated the FCRA when it provided the employee with fewer days to dispute information contained in the report than the number of days provided in the adverse action notice.
  • Background Checks

Jun
21
2017
Insight

Texas Passes Ban on Texting While Driving

Texas recently became the 47th state to enact a state-wide ban on texting while driving.
  • Workplace Safety and Health (OSHA & MSHA)

Jun
21
2017
Insight

The Continuing Stream of Website Accessibility Claims: A Trial Victory for a Plaintiff and a Dismissal for a Company

Over the past 18 months, the number of claims being filed over website accessibility has increased dramatically.
  • Leaves of Absence and Disability Accommodation

Jun
15
2017
Insight

Rhode Island Superior Court Rules on Job Applicant's Medical Marijuana Use

The Rhode Island Superior Court recently ruled an employer is prohibited from refusing to hire an applicant because she would potentially fail a pre-employment drug test due to her use of medical marijuana.
  • Hiring, Performance Management and Termination
  • Workplace Privacy and Data Security
  • Workplace Safety and Health (OSHA & MSHA)

Jun
14
2017
Insight

Cook County, Illinois Sick Leave Rules Create Thorny Landscape for Employers

The Cook County Earned Sick Leave Ordinance goes into effect on July 1, 2017.
  • Leaves of Absence and Disability Accommodation

Jun
2
2017
Insight

New York City Enacts Laws Limiting Employers' Flexibility To Staff Employees

On May 30, 2017, Mayor de Blasio signed five bills – collectively called the “Fair Workplace” legislative package – four of which significantly restrict the ability of fast food and retail employers to schedule their staff.
  • Workplace Policy Institute
  • Staffing, Independent Contractors and Contingent Workers
  • Wage and Hour

May
31
2017
Insight

Canada: Ontario Government's Proposed Legislation to "Create Fairer and Better Workplaces" Includes $15 Minimum Wage and Equal Pay for Part-Time and Full-Time Workers

On May 30, 2017, the Ontario government issued its response to a Final Report recently released by two Special Advisors as part of their Changing Workplaces Review.
  • International Employment Law

May
25
2017
Insight

Canada: Ontario Special Advisors Make 173 Recommendations in their Final Report on the Changing Workplace

On May 23, 2017, the Ontario government's Special Advisors issued their Final Report reviewing the modern-day workplace and making recommendations to amend Ontario's labor and employment law statutes.
  • International Employment Law

May
24
2017
Insight

Decrypting the New Whistleblower Law in France

On December 9, 2016, France enacted a statute broadly granting whistleblower protections to employees. This new law represents the next step in the evolution of such protections in France.
  • International Employment Law
  • Whistleblowing and Retaliation

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