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June 10, 2022

U.S. Court of Appeals Offers Guidance on Applicability of Massachusetts Wage and Hour Laws to Out-of-State Workers

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit recently affirmed a district court finding that the Massachusetts Wage Act did not apply to a person who mostly lived and worked in Florida.

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June 9, 2022

A Tipster’s Refuge: Colorado Significantly Expands Health, Safety, and Fraud Whistleblower Protections

As summer starts to sizzle in Colorado, and the Colorado General Assembly closes its session, employers have seen a flurry of new laws affecting Colorado employees. Among them are now expanded protections for whistleblowers.

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June 1, 2022

Ontario, Canada: OCA Decides Union Member’s Tort Claim Against Third Party Must be Decided by Court Rather than Arbitrator

The appellate court dismissed an appeal, agreeing with the lower court that a football player’s action for damages against a physician for misdiagnosing his injury should proceed in superior court - and not in arbitration.

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May 18, 2022

Ontario, Canada: Appeal Court Declines to Resolve Whether Employees Laid Off During Pandemic May Claim Constructive Dismissal at Common Law

On May 12, 2022, the Ontario Court of Appeal released its long-awaited decision in a case concerning whether an Ontario regulation precludes an employee who was laid off during the pandemic from claiming constructive dismissal at common law.

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May 12, 2022

Mississippi Becomes the Last State to Enact an Equal Pay Law

On April 20, 2022, Mississippi became the last state in the nation to enact an equal pay law. The new law, which takes effect July 1, 2022, follows the liability standard of the federal Equal Pay Act.

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April 18, 2022

Puerto Rico Supreme Court Favors Employers on Business Reorganization and Unjustified Dismissal

The Supreme Court of Puerto Rico ruled that, in cases involving certain unjustified dismissal claims, the employer is not required to present evidence in a specific way of a bona fide accreditation to lawfully prove the existence of a reorganization plan.

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April 18, 2022

Connecticut Department of Labor Issues Final Proposed Connecticut Family and Medical Leave Act Regulations

The Connecticut Department of Labor recently issued final, proposed amended regulations, which make several amendments to existing regulations concering the job-protected leave aspects of the state's Paid Family and Medical Leave Act.

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April 14, 2022

Virginia Realigns Overtime Requirement with Federal FLSA

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.

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April 14, 2022

McDonnell Douglas Lives Another Day: A Win for Employers at the Minnesota Supreme Court

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.

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March 25, 2022

New York Greatly Expands – Then Slightly Contracts – Insurance Disclosure Requirements in Civil Actions

New York’s insurance policy disclosure requirements have undergone noteworthy changes over the past few months.

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