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Canada
Torys LLP
2019 brought many interesting legislative and judicial developments in employment law. We outline 10 of the key developments below.
Littler - Canada
It is rare for an employment law case to come before the highest court in Canada. One of 2019's most significant developments was the Supreme Court of Canada's decision to consider an...
Littler - Canada
On November 7, 2019, the Ontario government passed Bill 124, the Protecting a Sustainable Public Sector for Future Generations Act, 2019. The Act applies to employers in the public sector...
China
King & Capital Law Firm
In this case, employees, after returning to Beijing from the Hubei province or having been in contact with people from that area, are subject to supervised medical observation for 14 days.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
he outbreak of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (now designated COVID-19) caused massive disruption in China, including a nationwide extension of its...
Ireland
Arthur Cox
A recent decision of the WRC provides helpful guidance in relation to the ‘exceptional category' of circumstances in which an employee should be allowed to avail of legal representation in a ...
Poland
Fragomen
Effective February 11, 2020, the minimum monthly salary for EU Blue Card applicants in Poland has increased to PLN 7,378, up 7.3 percent from 2019.
Portugal
Ana Bruno & Associados Sociedade de Advogados SPRL
Currently it is not possible to evaluate the impact of such change which will only be assess with time.
Singapore
Withers LLP
The government's assistance to employers and employees in weathering economic headwinds in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak.
UK
DAC Beachcroft LLP
Legislation: Pension Schemes Bill 2019/2020 second reading. The Bill includes the same measures as those published in October 2019 ahead of the general election.
United States
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Conducting business in the Virgin Islands poses unique challenges not often encountered in the states, but also unique opportunities.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Despite multiple challenges, many portions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) are still in effect and employers are taking steps to remain in compliance with the law.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
The California Supreme Court held that time Apple employees spent waiting for and undergoing mandatory security inspections is compensable
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Those salary history bans have sometimes been challenged in Court by business groups on constitutional grounds.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On February 12, 2020, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) issued an opinion with significant implications for Massachusetts employers with...
Winston & Strawn LLP
Earlier this month, I wrote on an SEC interpretive release addressing Item 303 of Reg S-K (see SEC Release on Key Performance Metrics Has Implications for Compensation Professionals Too)
Foley & Lardner
On January 24, 2020, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit announced a new standard by which a district court should evaluate whether notice of an FLSA collective
Reed Smith
The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) exempts employees with certain executive, administrative, or professional job duties from the requirement that they receive overtime pay for hours worked over 40...
Worldwide
Appleby
Whilst employee incentive plans of varying forms have been utilised in the US, UK and other parts of the world for decades, they have not been widely acknowledged in Asia until recent years.
DLA Piper
Coronavirus COVID-19 has now infected more than 75,000 people in China and over 1,000 in the rest of the world. Even after the extended holiday and work suspension period following Chinese New Year
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