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Five Employer Considerations As Hurricane Dorian Approaches Florida
Hurricane Dorian is being tracked carefully as the storm approaches Florida, just in time for the holiday weekend.
United States
30 Aug 2019
Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained: New Employment Laws In Nevada
The Nevada Legislature had a busy 80th session in 2019, enacting a vast array of new laws affecting employers.
United States
26 Jul 2019
Massive Overhaul Of The Canada Labour Code Pending
A massive overhaul of the Canada Labour Code (CLC) is pending, with significant amendments coming into force on September 1, 2019, just prior to the Canadian federal election in October.
26 Jul 2019
Ebola Back In The News: What Employers Need To Know About The Ongoing Outbreak
The World Health Organization (WHO) has recently declared a global health emergency due to an outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo
United States
26 Jul 2019
Pennsylvania Supreme Court Upholds Pittsburgh's Authority To Enact Paid Sick Leave Ordinance, Revives "Dead" Law
On July 17, 2019, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court held the City of Pittsburgh's Paid Sick Days Act (PSDA) was a valid exercise of the City's "express statutory authority to legislate in furtherance
United States
25 Jul 2019
NYC Public Accommodations Will Be Required To Post Signs That Portable Ramps Are Available
Starting January 1, 2020, New York City public accommodations that provide portable ramps for entrance accessibility will be required to post signs advertising portable ramp availability.
United States
22 Jul 2019
OSHA Issues Long-Awaited Standards Improvement Project IV Final Rule
On May 14, 2019, OSHA issued a final rule as part of its ongoing Standards Improvement Project (SIP). The final rule is set to go into effect on July 15, 2019.
United States
11 Jul 2019
Second Circuit Sends Home Care Worker's Putative Class Claims To Union Arbitration On An Individual Basis
On July 2, 2019, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit handed a significant victory to New York's home care industry.1 In Abdullayeva v. Attending Home Care Services, the appellate court reversed a lower...
United States
8 Jul 2019
Nevada Applicants And New Employees With Positive Marijuana Test Results Will Receive Legal Protections
Beginning January 1, 2020, new legislation in Nevada will require employers to think carefully about whether and which applicants should be tested for marijuana
United States
5 Jul 2019
July Is Always The "New January" For Employment Laws, But This Year Takes The Cake!
Every year, there are numerous state laws and local ordinances that take effect after the first of the year — and 2019 is no exception.
United States
25 Jun 2019
Business Travel Requires A Social Security Certificate
German and other European employers must ensure that employees who are traveling to another EEA state or Switzerland for business-related reasons carry a social security certificate called an A1 certificate.
European Union
18 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
Nevada Expands Mandatory Occupational Safety Training To Conventions And Trade Shows
In 2009, Nevada implemented mandatory safety training for employees performing work on construction sites.
United States
11 Jun 2019
United States
7 Jun 2019
Agencies Update Regulatory Agenda For 2019 And Beyond
This article highlights some notable rules and their projected progress through the rulemaking process.
United States
7 Jun 2019
European Union
7 Jun 2019
The Battle Over The Minneapolis Sick And Safe Time Ordinance Continues: Court Holds The Law Applies To Employers Outside City Limits
On April 29, 2019, the Minnesota Court of Appeals overturned a state district court ruling and found that the Minneapolis Sick and Safe Time Ordinance (SST Ordinance) applies to employers outside the City limits.
United States
22 May 2019
Critical Employment Law Changes
New Zealand employers should be aware that there are several significant legislative changes to the Employment Relations Act 2000 (the Act) taking effect this spring
New Zealand
22 May 2019
CAL/OSHA Proposes Emergency Regulation On Protection From Wildfire Smoke
In response to the dangerous levels of air quality last fall after the wildfires in Northern and Southern California, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) has issued a proposed regulation addressing hazardous wildfire smoke exposure.
United States
14 May 2019
New Mexico, New Laws: "Right-To-Work" Preemption, Gender-Neutral Restrooms, Criminal History Checks — And More
New Mexico's state legislature has been busy over the past few weeks acting on bills introduced earlier this year.
United States
2 May 2019
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