On Friday, August 10, 2018, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed a bill amending the State’s unemployment insurance law to provide benefits to employees in a variety of new circumstances, where unemployment stems from a labor dispute.
On August 10, 2018, the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts ruled that the federal Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act (RUIA) completely preempts the Massachusetts Earned Sick Time Law (ESTL).
The OFCCP has issued a new directive instructing staff to take into account in their affirmative action and equal employment opportunity enforcement activities recent opinions and executive orders addressing religious freedoms.
On August 10, 2018, the New York City Commission on Human Rights published an English-language workplace poster that must be displayed by all New York City employers beginning on September 6, 2018, along with a fact sheet for employees.
The South Carolina Human Affairs Commission (SCHAC) has released its new workplace poster, revised to reflect certain changes required by the recently enacted South Carolina Pregnancy Accommodations Act.
Mexico’s Second Chamber of the Supreme Court recently decided that to calculate the weekly overtime pay, minutes worked exceeding the regular work day must be counted cumulatively for the entire workweek and paid in full hour units.
La Corte recientemente decidió que para calcular el pago de tiempo extraordinario semanal, los minutos laborados excedentes a la duración de la jornada laboral, deben ser acumulables a la semana y pagados por unidad de hora completa.
With the growth of the Alt-Right and other hate groups, business owners face increased challenges to uphold values of diversity, ensure employee and customer safety, and protect their brand from association with customers’ possible bigotry.