The European Union in 2019 launched a civil law directive on transparent and predictable working conditions in the EU. The directive stipulates that the rights and obligations set out therein must apply to all employment relationships by August 1, 2022.
We have created a high-level guide which gives an “at a glance” snapshot of the severity of lockdown restrictions in 28 countries across EMEA. We have recently updated this guide to be current as of June 2022.
On June 27, 2022, a Florida district court denied a request to enjoin the provisions of Florida HB 7, the so-called “Stop-WOKE” law, which dramatically limit what and how employers can communicate to employees in workplace DEI training.
On June 21, 2022, New Mexico’s Department of Workforce Solutions published final regulations implementing the Healthy Workplaces Act, which will take effect throughout most parts of the “Land of Enchantment” on July 1, 2022.
In a recent decision an arbitrator found that the grievor was discriminated against on the basis of creed under the Ontario Human Rights Code when her employer denied her request for an exemption from its mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy.