On April 14, 2022, New York City lawmakers introduced a bill that, if enacted, would amend the Fair Workweek law to cover home health care services employers and would likely upend the way home health care services are provided in New York City.
The impending effective date of the California Privacy Rights Act has created a lengthy list of compliance tasks for corporate HR and legal teams, including preparing and implementing an addendum for service agreements with vendors that handle HR data.
On April 11, 2022, Governor Glenn Youngkin signed into law HB 1173, rolling back the provisions of the Virginia Overtime Wage Act and realigning Virginia’s overtime obligations and exemptions with those of the federal FLSA.
The Minnesota Supreme Court recently reaffirmed the use of the familiar McDonnell Douglas burden-shifting framework to analyze Minnesota retaliation claims, despite the ask by the plaintiff-appellant and amici to abolish using that framework.
An arbitrator in British Columbia held that an employer rightfully terminated an employee who was ineligible for work for refusing to receive a COVID-19 vaccine despite a government order requiring it.
Foreign students studying towards a degree program in the U.S. and maintaining a valid F-1 status can apply their theoretical knowledge and gain invaluable experience through the Curricular and Optional Practical training programs.