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McMillan LLP
The recent Supreme Court of Canada decision in Saadati v Moorhead, 2017 SCC 28 will have important implications for employees looking to claim damages for mental injury against their employers.
Cox & Palmer
Under the common law, an employee who is terminated without cause is entitled to reasonable notice of termination, or pay in lieu thereof.
Fasken Martineau
Can a Canadian employee sue an employer for harassment which is unrelated to a discrimination claim? The answer used to be no; but this is changing.
Gowling WLG
An extrinsic contract in relation to a pension scheme is an agreement between a member of the scheme and their employer that the member will receive benefits different to those set out in the scheme rules.
Barnes & Thornburg
In a recent decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit held that a single use of a derogatory term can sustain a workplace harassment claim.
Fisher Phillips LLP
Much to the dismay of companies, on August 1, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit made it easier for plaintiffs, and their attorneys, to bring class action data breach cases.
Littler Mendelson
As American-headquartered multinationals align an ever-increasing list of human resources policies and "offerings" internationally, cross-border efforts at promoting workplace fairness have become increasingly vital, but also increasingly complex.
Dentons
The new regulations enforce FEHA's prohibition against job applicant and/or employee discrimination based wholly or in part on an individual's sex, gender, gender identity or gender expression...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
As reported in our new laws for 2017 post, employers must give written notice to new employees (and to current employees upon request) explaining the rights of victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking.
Morgan Lewis
The Department of Labor ties up a few loose ends with FAQS regarding the fiduciary rule.
Jackson Lewis P.C.
This is a case of first impression that may have potentially sweeping implications for state law and the federal Controlled Substances Act.
Duane Morris LLP
On August 17, 2017, the U.S. Department of Education announced changes to the gainful employment (GE) rule's alternate earnings deadlines and appeal process.
Fisher Phillips LLP
Massachusetts just joined 21 other states and the District of Columbia by enacting a comprehensive pregnancy workplace law with unanimous support from the legislature, employee advocates...
Fisher Phillips LLP
Employers across the country should collectively cross their fingers and hope that HR 3441, also known as the "Save Local Business Act," becomes law in the near future.
Fisher Phillips LLP
The state legislature recently enacted the Nevada Pregnant Workers' Fairness Act (NPWFA) to expand the scope of protection for employees and applicants.
Fisher Phillips LLP
The Nevada Supreme Court has long recognized the legality of non-compete agreements between employers and employees.
Fisher Phillips LLP
By the turn of the New Year, employers in Nevada will have an obligation to provide workplace protections to domestic violence victims, including time off from work.
Fisher Phillips LLP
On Friday, July 21, users of the "married dating" website, ashleymadison.com, received preliminary approval of an $11.2 million class action settlement.
Fisher Phillips LLP
A U.S. Department of Labor Request for Information will be published tomorrow morning to seek additional public comment regarding the 2016 compensation revisions in the regulations...
Jackson Lewis P.C.
1.The U.S. Senate narrowly confirmed Marvin Kaplan to one of two vacant seats on the National Labor Relations Board on August 2, 2017.
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Khaitan & Co
The MB Amendment Act regulates paid maternity leave entitlement and other related benefits for women employed in factories, mines and shops or commercial establishments employing 10 or more employees.
Trilegal
Starting 1 January 2017, employers will need to make contributions under the ESI Act for a larger pool of employees since the wage ceiling for applicability of this statute has been increased...
BakerHostetler
On July 17, 2017, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court concluded that an employee could sue her employers for state law disability discrimination for failing to accommodate her use of medical marijuana after she failed to pass a drug test. In so holding, the court interpreted workplace protections not explicitly stated in Massachusetts' medical marijuana law.
K&L Gates
While the SJC's decision allowed Barbuto to pursue her handicap discrimination claim, the Court noted that it does not necessarily guarantee that she will ultimately succeed in proving discrimination.
PLMJ
Divulgamos a nova edição da L' Express Lextter PLMJ, na qual se compilam as novidades legislativas e regulamentares mais significativas para Clientes PLMJ, entre 10 e 14 de julho de 2017.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
In Orzechowski v. Boeing Company Non-Union Long-Term Disability Plan, 856 F.3d 686, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit reversed and remanded the district court's judgment...
Singhania & Partners LLP, Solicitors and Advocates
The central legislature of India had promulgated a legislation Child and Adolescent Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act, 1986 ("CL Act") to regulate the child labour practices in India.
Venable LLP
The Court also held that an employer who informs its employees of their entitlement to a day of rest does not incur liability when those employees voluntarily elect to work.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On December 1, 2016, the Mexican National Commission on Minimum Wages (Comisión Nacional de los Salarios Mínimos or CONASAMI) issued a resolution effecting an increase in the Daily General Minimum Wage (DGMW) applicable for Mexico in 2017.
Kochhar & Co.
Where there is uncertainty regarding suitability of a candidate for a particular job, it is usual to offer employment to such candidate on a probation basis.
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