Currently, employees in the UK on statutory maternity, adoption or shared parental leave who are at risk of redundancy have priority rights to be offered a suitable alternative vacancy (but only where such a vacancy exists).
In this article, we take a step back to look at some of the key employment law trends and challenges that UK employers are likely to face over the coming year and how best to be ready to deal with them.
Illinois state and local legislatures kept busy in 2023 with the enactment of numerous new labor and employment laws, including significant changes to paid and sick leave for employees and new protections for temporary laborers and independent contractors
On December 20, 2023, the New York City Council passed a bill (Proposed Int. No. 563-A) that would create a private right of action to seek damages and other relief for violations of New York City’s Earned Safe and Sick Time Act (ESSTA).
The Massachusetts Department of Family and Medical Leave is ringing in the new year with new, more employer-friendly guidance regarding an employee’s ability to use paid leave to “top up” MA Paid Family and Medical Leave benefits.
On December 12, 2023, California’s Labor Commissioner revised its FAQs to address changes that will occur on January 1, 2024, to the Healthy Workplaces Healthy Families Act (HWHFA), the statewide paid sick and safe leave law.