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Think Before You Tweet: Arbitrator Finds Nova Scotia Employee's Breach Of Confidentiality Agreement Absolves Employer Of Payment Obligation
A recent arbitration decision out of Nova Scotia, Canada, Acadia University v. Acadia University Faculty Association, 2019 CanLII 47957(ON LA), is a cautionary tale ...
United States
27 Sep 2019
Synthetic Reality & Deep Fakes: Considerations For Employers And Implications Of The Rise Of Deep Fakes In The Workplace
Developments in various fields within artificial intelligence have allowed for remarkable advancements in different types of automation tools.
United States
28 Jun 2019
Washington State Buttons Up Two New Laws Addressing Worker Harassment And Assault In Hospitality And Adult Entertainment Industries
Washington Governor Jay Inslee recently signed two bills addressing sexual harassment and assault in the workplace. Both bills require covered
United States
17 Jun 2019
Three Proposed Regulations That Should Be On The Hospitality Industry's Radar
The U.S. Department of Labor ("DOL") has issued three sets of proposed regulations that significantly impact the Hospitality industry.
United States
14 May 2019
Littler Lightbulb: Highlighting Five Trends In Hospitality
As part of our practice, we like to keep an eye on significant legislative, regulatory, and judicial developments affecting our clients in the hospitality industry.
United States
3 May 2019
Facebook Settles Claims Alleging Discriminatory Ad Targeting
On March 19, 2019, Facebook settled several lawsuits brought by the American Civil Liberties Union, the Communications Workers of America, and various housing groups related to the placement of employment advertisements ...
United States
3 Apr 2019
Philadelphia's "Fair Workweek" Ordinance Will Impose Scheduling And Hiring Restrictions On Large Retail, Hospitality And Food Service Establishments
On December 6, 2018, the Philadelphia City Council passed the Fair Workweek Employment Standards Ordinance, to become effective on January 1, 2020.
United States
4 Mar 2019
Unfair Competition: What Happened In 2018, And What's In Store For 2019
From sweeping legislation to unexpected case law, and everything in between, 2018 brought a lot of changes to unfair competition law.
United States
14 Feb 2019
A Roadmap For The Future Of Work: California's Little Hoover Commission Issues Report Highlighting The Importance Of Building A "Human Infrastructure" To Ride Out The TIDE
The opportunities and challenges that artificial intelligence (AI) and automation are creating for the labor market are gaining increasing attention in both policy circles and society at large.
United States
21 Jan 2019
Oakland, California Passes Ballot Measure Targeting Hotel Employers And Creating New Enforcement Mechanisms For Employment-Related Ordinances
Voters in Oakland, California recently approved ballot "Measure Z," titled the "Oakland Minimum Wage Charter Amendment."
United States
26 Nov 2018
Minimum Wage, Tipped And Exempt Employee Pay In 2019: A Rates-Only Update
Minimum wage laws can impact businesses of all sizes, whether operating nationwide, in multiple jurisdictions, or only in one state, county, or city.
United States
23 Nov 2018
DOL Reissues 2009 Opinion Letter And Loosens Rules To Apply A Tip Credit To Employees Who Perform Side Work
On November 8, 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) reissued and adopted a nearly decade-old opinion letter to clarify how employers must pay tipped employees who perform dual jobs.
United States
15 Nov 2018
Latest DOJ Statement On Website Accessibility Provides No Definitive Site Map For Businesses
At the end of September 2018, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) responded to a June letter sent by 103 members of the U.S. House of Representatives ...
United States
17 Oct 2018
New Cal/OSHA Housekeeper Injury Prevention Rules Now In Effect
On July 1, 2018, the newly implemented Hotel Housekeeping Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention Program (MIPP) regulation took effect
United States
14 Aug 2018
The Sexual Harassment Problem In The Food And Hospitality Industries
Imagine that your employee comes to you and tells you that a few days ago when she was helping a busboy change out the kegs in the basement, he groped her.
United States
6 Aug 2018
How A Multinational Employer Can Craft A Global Social Media Policy
Social media is so powerful that some argue Russian manipulation of it changed the result of a U.S. presidential election.
United States
25 May 2018
The Continuing Stream Of Website Accessibility Claims: A Trial Victory For A Plaintiff And A Dismissal For A Company
Over the past 18 months, the number of claims being filed over website accessibility has increased dramatically.
United States
27 Jun 2017
U.S. Supreme Court Holds Sovereign Immunity Does Not Protect Tribal Employee Sued Individually
Respondent William Clarke was a limo driver employed by the Mohegan Tribe of Indians of Connecticut Gaming Authority.
United States
3 May 2017
10 Considerations For Planning The 2016 Office Holiday Party
The end of the year brings many reasons to celebrate, and the vast majority of employers intend to make merry by hosting a holiday party of some sort.
United States
12 Dec 2016
NLRB Ruling In Social Media Case Provides Useful Guidance For Employers
Drafting a social media policy in compliance with Section 7 NLRA has become increasingly challenging for employers as the NLRB continues to parse individual words and phrases in social media policies.
United States
2 Sep 2016
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