On November 15, the Florida Legislature convened for a special session to consider four proposed laws reacting to the recent federal vaccine mandates applicable to various employers throughout the country.
On November 15, 2021, West Hollywood, California enacted an ordinance that establishes a local minimum wage, requires employers to provide paid and unpaid leave benefits, and governs how businesses advertise and distribute service charges.
An arbitrator recently considered issues relating to a Vaccinate or Test Policy that provided, among other things, that if employees refuse to test, they will be placed on an unpaid leave of absence for a maximum of six weeks and terminated thereafter.
On November 11, 2021, only two days after Arbitrator Von Veh upheld a mandatory vaccination policy in a separate case, Arbitrator Stout struck down such a policy in Electrical Safety Authority and Power Workers’ Union.
The NLRB is soliciting public comments regarding potential revision of its rules and regulations to incorporate permanently the optional use of videoconference technology for all aspects and phases of unfair labor practice and representation case hearings
It is becoming increasingly common for employees in the Netherlands to record the smartphone conversations they have with their employers in order to collect evidence, exert some pressure, or for use in court proceedings, including for dismissal.