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January 3, 2022

U.S. Enacts Law Barring Products Made With Forced Labor in China

On December 23, 2021, President Biden signed into law the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act, which bars the importation into the United States of products made from forced labor in the Xinjiang region of China.

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October 28, 2021

Europe and Canada Seek to Mandate Human Rights Due Diligence and Transparency Obligations on Companies and Their Global Partners

This year has seen a number of international and regional legislative efforts imposing human rights due diligence and transparency obligations on multinational employers.

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November 5, 2019

United Nations Takes Another Step in Developing a Treaty on Business and Human Rights

Since it was established in 2014, a United Nations Inter-Governmental Working Group has met annually to develop a multilateral treaty to attempt to hold businesses legally accountable for harms that may be related to their global operations.

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October 15, 2019

Littler Lightbulb: Highlighting Global Human Rights Topics

Human rights issues increasingly require the assistance of experienced counsel to help employers navigate very fluid and complex legal, business and societal considerations. This article illuminates key topics facing the international business community.

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October 14, 2019

Shock and Awe! California Employers Face Onslaught of New Regulations

With the usual flurry of activity at the end of the legislative session, California enacted a slew of bills with labor and employment implications. Closing out his first year in office, Governor Newsom signed more than 40 such bills on varied topics.

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April 25, 2019

Germany Seeks to Mandate Human Rights Due Diligence for Companies and Their Global Partners

The German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development recently introduced a draft law that seeks to mandate human rights due diligence for German companies and their global business partners, including suppliers.

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April 2, 2019

Littler Lightbulb: Highlighting Five Trends in Hospitality

Based on our monitoring of legislative, regulatory, and judicial developments, this article shines a light on five key issues that are, or should be, top of mind right now for hospitality employers.

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December 4, 2018

Australia Passes Law Requiring Large Companies to Report on Modern Slavery

On November 29, 2018, the Australian Government passed the Modern Slavery Act 2018, which requires certain companies operating in Australia to report annually on their efforts to address modern slavery in their operations and supply chains.

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November 13, 2018

Employers are Preparing Now to Tackle 2019's Newest Labor and Employment Laws

As 2018 draws to a close, employers are looking to the next wave of labor and employment laws and regulations that will take effect in 2019 and beyond.

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November 7, 2018

United Nations Further Deliberates a Treaty Seeking to Impose Corporate Liability for Human Rights Violations

A United Nations working group recently debated a first draft of a multilateral treaty addressing human rights violations committed by businesses.

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