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January 31, 2018

Massachusetts High Court Rules That Sick Pay Does Not Constitute Wages Under State Law

On January 29, 2018, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court held that sick pay does not constitute wages under the Massachusetts Payment of Wages Law.

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January 30, 2018

New Act Prohibits Employers in Puerto Rico from Using Absences to Measure Employee Efficiency and Performance

A new law in Puerto Rico provides greater protections for non-exempt private sector employees by prohibiting employers from using sick leave to measure employees’ efficiency in their annual performance evaluations.

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January 22, 2018

DOL Updates Guidance on Unpaid Interns, Embracing Circuit Courts' Approach

The U.S. Department of Labor recently announced a significant change in its interpretation of the Fair Labor Standards Act with respect to interns.

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December 21, 2017

The EEOC Continues to Press Litigation Under Title VII Concerning Employer Criminal Records Checks

An Illinois federal judge has largely denied an employer's attempt to force the EEOC to provide additional evidence in support of its claim that the employer’s background check policy disparately excluded African-American workers from employment.

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December 15, 2017

Brazil eSocial: Is Your Company Ready? January 8 is Just Around the Corner

If your company operates in Brazil and you have not heard of eSocial or have not taken any steps yet to get ready to use it, time is running out.

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December 1, 2017

The Montana Supreme Court Issues a Favorable Opinion for Employers of Seasonal Employees in “For Good Cause” State

Montana is well-known in the employment world for deviating from the employment at-will doctrine.

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November 20, 2017

Ontario, Canada: Limiting Bonus Entitlements When Employment Ends

The Ontario Court of Appeal recently upheld a lower court’s dismissal of an employee’s claim for payment of a bonus after resignation because the employer’s non-discretionary bonus policy included an “active employment” clause.

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October 24, 2017

Philadelphia Adopts Regulations Clarifying the Still-Stayed Ordinance Banning Salary History Inquiries

The Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations has adopted regulations interpreting portions of a City ordinance, which if upheld, would prohibit employers from seeking applicants’ wage and benefits history.

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October 16, 2017

Dear Littler: Can We Discipline An Employee Who "Took a Knee" During the Anthem?

Last night one of our team members “took a knee” during the national anthem before a company-sponsored game. His supervisor wants him disciplined for this conduct or at least transferred out of his department. Can we do that?

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October 13, 2017

New California Law Prohibits Salary History Inquiries

On October 12, 2017, California enacted a state-wide ban on employer inquiries into an individual’s salary history. The new law (AB 168) will apply to all employers, including state and local governments, and will take effect on January 1, 2018.

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