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September 9, 2019

Watch Your Mouth: The NLRB Invites Input on when Profane, Racial, or Sexual Language Crosses the Line

The NLRB has invited briefing regarding the standards for determining whether “profane outbursts and offensive statements of a racial or sexual nature, made in the course of otherwise protected activity,” should lose their Section 7 protection.

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September 6, 2019

Canada: Federally Regulated Employees Can Make Unjust Dismissal Complaints Even After Signing Releases and Settlement Agreements

The Federal Court of Canada recently confirmed that an employee’s signed release and settlement agreement will not preclude a complaint for unjust dismissal, but may affect the compensation awarded if the employee was unjustly dismissed.

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August 30, 2019

Ontario, Canada: What Is an Employee’s Entitlement to Incentive Plan Compensation during the Notice Period?

The Ontario Court of Appeal recently considered the important question of whether a terminated employee is entitled to be awarded damages in lieu of a lost opportunity to earn incentive plan compensation during his or her reasonable notice period.

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August 12, 2019

Ontario, Canada: Enforcing Noncompetition and Nonsolicitation Clauses

When are noncompetition and nonsolicitation clauses enforceable in Canada? A recent Ontario decision examined these clauses in the context of an employment agreement.

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August 6, 2019

Fifth Circuit Deals a Blow to EEOC’s Criminal Record Guidance

On August 6, 2019, the 5th Circuit dealt the EEOC a significant setback, largely affirming the district court’s decision that the EEOC violated the APA in issuing its 2012 Enforcement Guidance on criminal history.

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August 6, 2019

Ontario, Canada: Appellate Court Decides Employee Rights to Shares on Termination Governed by Shareholders’ Agreement

In a recent case, the Court of Appeal for Ontario decided that an employee’s right to purchase shares of his employer’s parent corporation under a Shareholders’ Agreement would be governed by that agreement, including upon termination of his employment.

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July 26, 2019

New Jersey Adds to Recent Flood of Salary History Ban Laws

Continuing the recent deluge of salary history ban laws, on July 25, 2019, New Jersey Lieutenant Governor Sheila Oliver signed Bill A1094 into law.

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July 17, 2019

French Supreme Court Validates Statutory Scale of Compensation for Unfair Dismissal Cases

In an opinion dated July 17, 2019, the French Supreme Court held that the provisions of the French labour code setting the compensation scale in unfair dismissal actions are valid.

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July 15, 2019

Maine and New Hampshire Join the Ranks of States Restricting Use of Noncompete Agreements – with Rhode Island on the Cusp

In recent weeks, Maine and New Hampshire each enacted a law prohibiting the use of noncompete agreements with lower wage earners. Shortly thereafter, on July 11, 2019, the Rhode Island legislature sent a similar bill to Governor Raimondo’s desk.

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