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May 2, 2019

Canada: How to Manage Unresponsive Employees on Leave

Canadian law clearly requires employers to accommodate employees with disabilities unless it causes an undue hardship. But how are employers to deal with employees on medical leave who do not communicate with the employer?

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April 29, 2019

Dallas Joins Austin and San Antonio in Mandating Paid Sick Leave in Texas

On April 24, 2019, Dallas became the third city in the Lone Star State to adopt an ordinance requiring all private employers to provide paid sick leave to employees, following Austin and San Antonio.

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April 29, 2019

What New Employment Laws Were Enacted in Arkansas?

The 2019 session was a busy one for the Arkansas General Assembly, as the state enacted at least nine labor and employment-related measures in its recently concluded legislative session. Most of these new laws will take effect in July 2019.

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April 22, 2019

Dear Littler: Am I the Only GC Who Doesn’t Fully Embrace Implicit Bias Training?

Dear Littler: I am General Counsel at a large, well-known company, and I’m having a hard time endorsing "implicit bias training." Am I the only GC who has concerns about this kind of training? What am I missing?

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April 22, 2019

In Step with National Trend, Maine Passes Salary History Ban

On April 12, 2019, Maine’s Governor signed L.D. 278, a pay equity bill that generally prohibits employer inquiries into the salary history of prospective employees until after an offer of employment has been made.

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April 22, 2019

No Subpoena, No Protection?: Indiana Court of Appeals Approves Dismissal of Employee Who Left Work to Voluntarily Testify at Hearing

The Indiana Court of Appeals recently held that an employee who left work early to voluntarily testify at a former coworker's unemployment benefits appeal hearing was not protected by public policy from termination.

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April 18, 2019

Kentucky Enacts Pregnant Workers Act, Requiring Reasonable Accommodations for Pregnant and Lactating Employees

Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin (R) recently signed the Pregnant Workers Act, SB 18, to provide pregnancy-related accommodations for employees in the Bluegrass State.

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April 16, 2019

Employer Prevails in FCRA Class Action in California

On April 15, 2019, a California Court of Appeal affirmed summary judgment for the employer in an action alleging class-wide violations of the hyper-technical provisions of the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act.

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April 16, 2019

New Mexico, New Laws: “Right-to-Work” Preemption, Gender-Neutral Restrooms, Criminal History Checks — and More

New Mexico’s state legislature has been busy over the past few weeks acting on bills introduced earlier this year. The state has enacted at least 9 new laws affecting employers, covering many topics from health care access to criminal background checks.

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April 16, 2019

UK: Can a Suspension Amount to Forced Resignation?

Suspending an employee during a workplace investigation is sometimes necessary. But before an employer decides to suspend a U.K. employee, it should consider several factors to reduce the risk of potential claims of forced resignation.

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