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Sparke Helmore Lawyers
The Fair Work Commission (FWC) has affirmed that the provision of a safe working environment is of paramount concern.
Clyde & Co
In Roxanna Balgowan v City of Sydney RSL and Community Club Ltd [2017] FWC 3798, a recent decision of the Fair Work Commission, Commissioner Cambridge has found that an RSL...
Miller Thomson LLP
The recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision in Brake v. PJ-M2R Restaurant Inc. is worthy of note for its commentary on a number of legal principles in employment law.
Fasken Martineau (French)
Au Canada, deux travailleurs décèdent chaque jour des suites d'une maladie ou d'un accident lié au travail et des centaines d'autres sont victimes d'un accident du travail.
Fasken Martineau
It will also help organizations avoid costly prosecutions, reduce workers compensation insurance costs, and create a positive safety culture in the organization.
Fasken Martineau
The year 2017 is seeing significant changes in labour and employment matters across Canada. Several jurisdictions, including the federal government, are amending their labour and employment regimes.
Stringer LLP
Ontario's Divisional Court recently confirmed that employers have a right to ask employees to undergo an Independent Medical Examination ("IME") in certain circumstances...
Cassels Brock
Close to 90% of respondents had no personal experience with accommodating an employee who used medical marijuana.
Cavell Leitch
In some situations, workers are genuine volunteers, but in many, the worker is actually performing work as an employee.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The regime by which claimants in the UK bring employment-related claims is set for radical change after the UK's highest court ruled that the current fee system is unlawful.
Jordans Limited
It is not often as lawyers that we get to write about changes that take immediate effect. Indeed legal blogs are always littered with language like ‘time will tell', ‘it remains to be seen'...
Womble Carlyle
Although portions of the Department of Labor's Fiduciary Rule went into effect on June 9, it remains under constant attack on multiple fronts – from legislators, industry leaders, and even the Department of Labor itself.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Alex Passantino authored a July 26 article in TLNT, "Labor Department Asks Employers For Input On Revising Overtime Rules."
Barnes & Thornburg
Unfortunately, it appears the National Labor Relations Board's (NLRB) recent trend of certifying micro-units is here to stay until a pro-management majority at the agency is confirmed...
Fenwick & West LLP
On July 5, 2017, Washington became the fifth state to guarantee paid family leave for employees when Governor Jay Inslee signed the program into law.
Fenwick & West LLP
Effective May 15, 2017, New York City's Freelance Isn't Free Act aims to ensure that freelance workers in New York City are paid on time and in full.
Fenwick & West LLP
As state and federal limitations on the use of criminal background information tighten, employers should re-visit their candidate vetting processes and determine how much criminal information they really need.
Foley & Lardner
The DHS has issued yet another update to the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. This new version becomes mandatory for use with new hires and reverifications as of September 18, 2017.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
The decision in this case might—and, in our view, should—encourage them to reconsider.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
The Act temporarily increases existing employer fees and imposes new fines on employers that together are expected to raise about $200 million.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
Morgan Lewis
In a landmark decision that is likely to influence other states, a recent ruling in Massachusetts protects medical marijuana users against discrimination by their employers absent undue hardship.
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
The Oregon governor is expected to soon sign Senate Bill 828, which will impose predictive scheduling requirements on large employers in certain industries.
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