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ASAP
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September 22, 2021

Ontario, Canada: Divisional Court Overturns Decision Holding That Workplace Safety and Insurance Act Barred Constructive Dismissal Claim

The Ontario Divisional Court recently reconsidered a decision that held the right to bring a civil action in constructive dismissal against an employer for the same conduct asserted in a workers’ compensation claim is barred by statute.

Dear Littler
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June 7, 2021

Dear Littler: How do we Know Which State’s Laws Govern the Leaves and Benefits for our Wandering Workers?

An employee plans to continue to work full time from his RV while living in and visiting three different states this year. Will he be able to use the same health insurance plan? What if he gets injured? How do state leave laws apply?

ASAP
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May 21, 2021

Beyond COVID-19: Washington SB 5115 Expands Workers’ Compensation Liability and Notice Requirements for Infectious Diseases

On May 11, 2021, Washington State enacted SB 5115, the Health Emergency Labor Standards Act (HELSA), which expands the workers’ compensation framework for infectious and contagious diseases and imposes new notice requirements on employers.

Dear Littler
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April 29, 2021

Dear Littler: What are the Wage and Hour Issues with our Wandering Workers?

Dear Littler: Some of our employees moved to different states during the pandemic without telling us. Are there any wage and hour concerns?

Insight
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April 1, 2021

‘Cause We’re Still Living – At Appropriate Distance – in a World of Fools (Spanning the Globe Because You Still Can’t)

Easing out of hibernation this year, we divert attention from harrowing events purely on the domestic front by shining a light on odd employment and legal stories worldwide, plus Alabama.

Insight
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October 1, 2020

California Imposes New Compliance Obligations on Employers

Governor Newsom has signed into law approximately 20 new bills that will impact those businesses with operations in the Golden State.

Insight
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September 16, 2020

California SB 1159 Expands Presumption of Workers’ Compensation Liability for COVID-19 Illness Claims

The California legislature has passed Senate Bill 1159, which creates a new framework for COVID-19-related workers’ compensation claims.

ASAP
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July 6, 2020

Puerto Rico State Insurance Corporation Issues 2020-2021 Risk Classification Manual with Important Modifications

On July 1, 2020, the Puerto Rico State Insurance Fund Corporation (“SIF”) announced the automatic extension of the deadline for employers to file the Payroll Statement for fiscal year 2020-2021, from July 20 to August 4, 2020.

ASAP
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June 26, 2020

Virginia Begins Enforcement of New Workers’ Compensation Law on July 1, 2020

Beginning July 1, 2020, the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission will begin enforcing a new law that will affect how Virginia employers and their workers’ compensation insurance carriers respond to initial benefit claims filed by an injured worker.

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June 22, 2020

Employers in Puerto Rico: Don’t forget to renew your Workers’ Compensation Insurance Policy

As always, employers must prepare to file paperwork to secure workers’ compensation coverage for the upcoming policy year. This year, however, employers should bear in mind that employees who are teleworking must be considered as a different risk.

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