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July 21, 2021

Ontario, Canada Court Awards Employee $25,000 in Moral/Aggravated Damages Because Employer Breached Duty of Good Faith and Fair Dealing

On a motion for summary judgment in a wrongful dismissal action, the court awarded $25,000 in moral/aggravated damages because the employer breached the duty of good faith and fair dealing at the time of and following the employee’s dismissal.

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July 19, 2021

New Enforcement Guidance Issued for New York City Fair Chance Act as Key Amendments Take Effect

On July 15, 2021, the New York City Commission on Human Rights issued its highly anticipated updated Legal Enforcement Guidance on the Fair Chance Act and Employment Discrimination.

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July 14, 2021

Connecticut Places New Recall and Retention Obligations on Certain Hotels, Lodging Houses, Food Service Contractors, and Building Services Enterprises

On July 13, 2021, Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont signed into law Substitute Senate Bill No. 658, An Act Requiring Employers to Recall Certain Laid-Off Workers in Order of Seniority.

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July 2, 2021

Littler Lightbulb: Colorado Adds New Employment Laws this Session

Colorado’s 2021 legislative session ended on June 12, 2021. This Lightbulb highlights two more recently enacted employment laws.

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June 28, 2021

New York Governor Signs Legislation Establishing Mandatory Staffing Committees for NY Hospitals

On June 22, 2021, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed legislation (S.1168-A / A.108-B) requiring the establishment of clinical staffing committees in general hospitals.

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June 28, 2021

Ontario, Canada Court Reduces Reasonable Notice Period Due to the Employee’s Failure to Take Reasonable Steps to Mitigate Damages

In a wrongful dismissal claim in Ontario, it is up to the employer to prove that employees failed to mitigate their damages and that had they taken reasonable steps to do so, they would have likely obtained equivalent or reasonable employment.

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June 28, 2021

Ontario, Canada Court Decides Employer’s Liability for Severance Depends on Size of its Global Payroll

A recent decision in Ontario establishes that global employment is factored into the calculation of an employer’s payroll under s. 64 of the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA); the calculation is not restricted to employment in Ontario.

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June 24, 2021

Total Recall? Key Takeaways on the Nevada Hospitality and Travel Workers Right to Return Act

Governor Sisolak recently signed into law Senate Bill 386, which is Nevada’s version of the trending “return to work” or “right to recall” laws being passed in other jurisdictions throughout the country in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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June 21, 2021

Pandemic-Born Rules: Nevada’s Newest Employment Laws

In its 81st Session, the Nevada Legislature passed and Governor Sisolak signed into law approximately 140 pieces of new legislation. This article highlights key labor and employment laws that will soon take effect, or already are in effect.

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June 16, 2021

Ontario, Canada Court Decides Employees Laid Off During COVID-19 May Not Claim Constructive Dismissal at Common Law

Just six weeks after holding that Ontario Regulation 228/20 under the ESA did not remove an employee’s common law right to claim constructive dismissal arising from a layoff during the pandemic, the Ontario SJC came to the opposite conclusion.

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