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May 20, 2019

Brazil: Unions Struggle After Labor Reform

Ever since employer-friendly labor reform took effect in Brazil, unions have been struggling but fighting back.

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May 8, 2019

Ruling Raises Important Considerations for Independent Contractor Background Screening

A federal court’s recent decision demonstrates the value in reviewing all documents related to the independent contractor background screening process to attempt to solidify potential defenses to expansive class-action claims.

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May 7, 2019

Potential Changes to U.S.-Canadian Border Policy

Customs and Border Protection has changed policies that had allowed Canadian citizens to apply for extension of L-1 intracompany transfer visas at ports of entry along the U.S.-Canadian border or pre-clearance locations at Canadian airports.

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May 6, 2019

Ontario, Canada: Reducing the Risk That an Employer’s Release of Claims is Found Unenforceable

When an Ontario employee executes a well-drafted release of claims upon termination, there may still be a risk that a court will conclude the release is unenforceable because it is unconscionable.

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May 6, 2019

The Battle over the Minneapolis Sick and Safe Time Ordinance Continues: Court Holds the Law Applies to Employers Outside City Limits

On April 29, 2019, the Minnesota Court of Appeals overturned a state district court ruling and found that the Minneapolis Sick and Safe Time Ordinance applies to employers outside the City limits.

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May 2, 2019

Massachusetts Extends Critical Compliance Deadlines Under the Paid Family Medical Leave Law

On May 1, 2019, the Massachusetts Department of Family and Medical Leave offered Massachusetts businesses a temporary reprieve by extending two key deadlines critical to the implementation of the Massachusetts Paid Family Medical Leave law.

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May 2, 2019

Canada: How to Manage Unresponsive Employees on Leave

Canadian law clearly requires employers to accommodate employees with disabilities unless it causes an undue hardship. But how are employers to deal with employees on medical leave who do not communicate with the employer?

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May 2, 2019

Ontario, Canada: Sexually Harassed Employee Wins the Battle but Loses the War When she is Awarded Damages But is Ordered to Pay More to Her Employer for Costs

A recent decision puts employers in Ontario on notice that if they re-hire an employee who has a history of victimizing a current employee, and the current employee finds continued employment intolerable, they risk liability for constructive dismissal.

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April 29, 2019

Dallas Joins Austin and San Antonio in Mandating Paid Sick Leave in Texas

On April 24, 2019, Dallas became the third city in the Lone Star State to adopt an ordinance requiring all private employers to provide paid sick leave to employees, following Austin and San Antonio.

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April 29, 2019

What Should Employers do About the CCPA?

The CCPA potentially could impose substantial compliance burdens on and create significant class-action exposure for every employer that employs California residents and has more than $25 million in annual gross revenues.

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