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Australia
Marque Lawyers
Although it is not yet a pandemic, employers should not forget they are required to have a safe system of work in place.
Canada
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
In a recent decision[1], the Court of Québec (Criminal and Penal Division) handed down a sentence against C.F.G. Construction Inc.
Stringer LLP
An Ontario Court may have altered the legal landscape with respect to sentencing corporations convicted of offences under the Occupational Health and Safety Act (the "OHSA").
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Alberta employers have long been required to report "serious workplace injuries and incidents" to Alberta Occupational Health and Safety ("OHS") as soon as possible.
China
DLA Piper
As reported in our previous article, China has extended its Chinese New Year holiday and work suspension period as a result of the novel coronavirus outbreak which has now infected more than...
New Zealand
Wynn Williams Lawyers
Employers should consider what steps to take to ensure business continuity and the health and safety of their workforce.
Singapore
Littler Mendelson
As the coronavirus situation continues to evolve, so do companies' and governments' approaches to monitoring and helping avoid the spread of the virus.
DLA Piper
Due to the evolving 2019 novel coronavirus (the "2019-nCoV") situation, the Ministry of Health (the "MOH") and the Ministry of Manpower (the "MOM")
UK
Ius Laboris
The coronavirus outbreak throws up numerous employment law issues, including questions about travel, health and safety concerns and discrimination claim risks.
DLA Piper
The number of reported cases of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) continues to rise – at this writing, topping 40,000 infected with more than 900 deaths – and the world is on high alert.
United Arab Emirates
Clyde & Co
On 30 January 2020, the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the Coronavirus disease, now renamed COVID-19, a "public health ...
United States
Ford & Harrison LLP
In his 2020 budget proposal, Governor Andrew Cuomo proposed creating a 9-member marketplace worker classification task force.
McDermott Will & Emery
For 2020, legislation enacted in December of 2019 dramatically increases penalties imposed by the Internal Revenue Code (the Code) for late filing of certain employee benefit plan notices...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
D.C. policy watchers dove headfirst into President Donald Trump's 2021 budget this week, looking for clues and insights into where the administration may be heading in a variety of policy matters.
Drew Eckl & Farnham, LLP
General Industry Emergency Action plans under OSHA (CFR 1910.38) are broken down into 6 parts.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Whistle While You Work: OSHA Whistleblower Liability Expands.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Given today's increased globalization in business, supply chains, and travel, there is no other option for employers but to prepare properly for the next pandemic.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The interim guidance contains numerous recommendations employers may wish to consider as questions relating to the coronavirus 2019-nCoV arise.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
OSHA indicates that most U.S. workers remain at low risk of exposure.
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
Since the National Labor Relations Board issued the precedent-changing Boeing Company decision in late 2017, the Board has continuously illustrated when employment policies will survive scrutiny under the National Labor Relations Act.
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