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10 Mar 2020, 1:58 pm
This article will describe some of the U.S. wage and hour implications resulting from employers’ measures addressing the COVID-19 outbreak, including compensation for employees who are quarantined or furloughed, business expense reimbursement, reporting time pay, and predictive scheduling laws. [read post]
20 Dec 2022, 7:03 am
In March 2022, Governor Kate Brown signed Senate Bill 1586 into law, which amends the OWFA effective January 1, 2023, and clarifies many of the provisions of the original OWFA. [read post]
19 Jan 2021, 10:53 am
In November 2020, Littler’s Workplace Policy Institute (WPI) published its Election Report, a deep dive into the myriad labor and employment policy questions potentially in play depending on the outcome of the election. [read post]
27 Aug 2021, 2:49 pm
 The Act legalizes the use of recreational marijuana for adults over the age of 21 and creates many obstacles for employers seeking to maintain a drug-free workplace. [read post]
11 Jan 2019, 10:38 am
 The governor signed the law, which took effect January 1, 2019.1 Illinois is now the ninth jurisdiction to impose expense reimbursement requirements on employers.2 Under the new law, for “necessary expenses” to be reimbursable: [read post]
18 Jun 2016, 6:14 am by Grace Yang
The department manager’s telling the plaintiff/employee not to press charges was clearly inappropriate, but it may not give rise to a claim against the employer. [read post]
2 May 2019, 7:27 am
Canadian law clearly requires employers to accommodate employees with disabilities unless it causes an undue hardship. [read post]
26 Jul 2022, 12:32 pm
Colorado has again modified the state’s wage theft laws with the enactment of Senate Bill 22-161. [read post]
11 Jan 2021, 8:19 am
Last summer the state of Florida enacted a new law requiring public and private employers to comply with new state E-Verify requirements starting January 1, 2021.1 E-Verify is the Internet-based system operated by the U.S. [read post]
6 Jul 2020, 12:28 pm
  As a result, it can be easy to lose sight of the dramatic changes to Virginia employment law, which have created a significantly more employee-friendly venue as of July 1, 2020. [read post]
27 Sep 2019, 1:11 pm
This article will cover certain wide-ranging developments and trends, from recreational marijuana use and how legalization impacts workplace policies, to Illinois’ new #MeToo law requiring sweeping changes for employers. [read post]
27 Jul 2022, 3:30 am by Eric B. Meyer
Overall, however, there does not appear to be much correlation between Supreme Court appointments and its handling of employment law matters. [read post]
10 Aug 2021, 10:16 am
Florida employers can require employees to obtain COVID-19 vaccinations, submit records of such vaccination, and implement other safety measures for their workplaces notwithstanding national publicity suggesting that recent Florida rules, orders, and laws prohibit or discourage these public health measures. [read post]
1 Jul 2019, 11:49 am
As we have previously discussed, the Puerto Rico Department of Labor (PR DOL) recently published the first edition of its Guidelines on the Interpretation of Puerto Rico’s Employment Legislation (Guidelines), which includes the PR DOL’s official statutory interpretation of nearly all of Puerto Rico’s employment laws. [read post]
23 Mar 2020, 1:44 pm
Georgia law prohibits private employers from discriminating against employees on the basis of age, disability and sex (specifically compensation-based claims).1 There are, however, no state statutes prohibiting private employers from discriminating against employees on the basis of the other categories traditionally protected by the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (“Title VII”), i.e., race, color, sex (more broadly), national origin, and religion. [read post]
4 Jun 2019, 8:46 am
As we have previously discussed, the Puerto Rico Department of Labor (PR DOL) has recently published the first edition of its Guidelines on the Interpretation of Puerto Rico’s Employment Legislation (Guidelines), which includes the PR DOL’s official statutory interpretation of nearly all of Puerto Rico’s employment laws. [read post]
11 Jun 2019, 11:36 am
As we have previously discussed, the Puerto Rico Department of Labor (PR DOL) recently published the first edition of its Guidelines on the Interpretation of Puerto Rico’s Employment Legislation (Guidelines), which includes the PR DOL’s official statutory interpretation of nearly all of Puerto Rico’s employment laws. [read post]