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Ridout Barron
It has been 30 years since the United States government ruled against sexual harassment in the workplace, and it is comforting to think that society has progressed toward safer workplaces in the intervening decades.
Gowling WLG
April 12, marks the International Day of Pink — a day for communities across Canada and around the world to come together, wear pink and take a strong stance against all forms of bullying and discrimination...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
If that happens, financial institutions, which are frequent users of such services, may be affected.
Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
I confess that I never paid much attention to those retirement commercials. You know the ones with a distinguished silver-haired white male effortlessly swinging his golf club, or sitting on his yacht in some exotic location?
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
This newsletter provides a summary of recent jurisprudential developments that affect pensions and benefits.
Giambrone
A recent case heard in the Italian courts may be influential in changing the approach employers have to work related mobile phone use.
Iberian Lawyer
One in five people working in law firms in Spain and Portugal know of a colleague who has been bullied or sexually harassed, new research shows – it's time for the profession to do more to address this issue
Dentons
Matthew Taylor, former head of Blair's Number 10 Policy Unit, is due to publish a report on the gig economy this summer. A number of themes have emerged from his interviews and discussions with the press to date.
Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP
On March 8, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled, in a 2-1 decision, to affirm a district court's denial of defendant-employer's motion to dismiss a whistleblower...
Dinsmore & Shohl
The case arose out of Damiana Ochoa's Title VII suit against her former employer, McLane, who she said discriminated against her on the basis of her gender.
Breazeale, Sachse, & Wilson, LLP
What efforts are you taking to protect your business? Noncompete Agreements should be in your business protection arsenal. Moreover, protecting your business and client base should take place now.
Littler Mendelson
Several days after filing the suit, the Chamber filed a motion for preliminary injunction.
McDermott Will & Emery
On March 20, 2017, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Revenue Procedure 2017‑28, which provides guidance to employers on obtaining employee consents used to support a claim for credit or refund of overpaid taxes under the Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA) and the Railroad Retirement Tax Act (RRTA).
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On April 13, 2017, Governor Hickenlooper signed the Wage Theft Transparency Act into law, which is effective immediately.
Duane Morris LLP
Today, April 24, 2017, is Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom HaShoah) . During the Holocaust, more than 11 million human beings were systemically murdered. Plus, millions more died in battle. That includes our brave military forces that sacrificed their lives to save the lives of others.
Carlton Fields
On appeal, plaintiff argued that her post-termination arbitration hearing and the statutory limits on judicial review of the arbitration's result violated her procedural due process rights.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
A federal district court in Illinois recently granted the EEOC's motion for partial summary judgment in EEOC v. Dolgencorp, relative to two defenses advanced by an employer...
Flaster Greenberg PC
In a novel expansion of federal anti-discrimination protections, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals recently reversed the district court's dismissal of a Title IX lawsuit against Mercy Catholic Medical Center...
Ford & Harrison LLP
In an April 6, 2017, decision, Saint Xavier University, 365 NLRB No. 64 (2017), the NLRB determined that it was appropriate to exercise jurisdiction over a petitioned-for unit of housekeeping employees...
Fisher Phillips LLP
Driven by a scarcity of qualified talent and the need for their companies to be increasingly agile and cost-effective, human resources (HR) leaders are increasing their focus on and preparing to embrace the mounting gig economy.
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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...
Trilegal
The proposed changes to the Maternity Benefit Act does a lot to bring India on par with international standards. However, some of the changes proposed could significantly increase costs for employers.
Duane Morris LLP
The probability of a court issuing a permanent injunction or agency action rescinding or modifying the Final Rule could be influenced by the upcoming presidency of Donald Trump and change in administration.
Mahayni
By way of Ministerial Decision No. 1982 dated 6 April 2016, the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Labor issued new implementing regulations (the "New Implementing Regulations") to the Labor Law.
SKP Business Consulting LLP
The Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 2017 (Act) received the assent of the President on 27 March 2017 and is notified with effect from 28 March 2017.
Trilegal
It is clarified that all provisions of the Amendment Act (including provisions on leave and work from home) will take effect from 1 April 2017, except the requirement to have crèche facilities……
Cox & Palmer
Workers' Compensation generally operates like a form of insurance in that it provides wage replacement and medical benefits to employees who are injured in the course of their employment.
Trilegal
The amendments to the 55-year old Maternity Benefit Act have recently received Presidential assent, paving the way for the provision of enhanced benefits to women employees.
Khaitan & Co
The Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970 (CLRA Act) is aimed at regulating employment of contract labour in establishments and the abolition of contract labour in certain circumstances.
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