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Paid Sick Leave Updates in Canada

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Eligible Workers in British Columbia Entitled to Five Days of Paid Sick Leave Beginning January 1, 2022 - On November 24, 2021, British Columbia announced that beginning January 1, 2022, workers covered by the province’s...more

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The Netherlands: SER issues Age Diversity Charter

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There is greater age diversity in the Dutch jobs market than ever before. This presents opportunities and challenges. Even though younger people (15 to 30 years old) and older people (over 50) are the most likely to lose...more

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Year-End Limit, Vaccine and Credit Updates

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The Federal Vaccine Mandate - Preparing for OSHA's COVID-19 Requirements - The Occupational Safety and Health Administration ("OSHA") has released an Emergency Temporary Standard ("ETS") regarding COVID-19-related compliance...more

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Complying with California’s Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Requirements

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In 2018, the California Legislature passed a slew of bills to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace, including Senate Bill No. 1343.  This bill expanded employee protections to require employers who employ 5 or more...more

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Employers Should Be Mindful of Timekeeping of Pre-Shift Duties

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Many employers began permitting, or even requiring, certain workers to work remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic. Even as large numbers of employees return to their workplaces, remote work continues to be a popular option...more

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Dutch Bill on Corona Passes for the Workplace Advances

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The legislative bill on the temporary extension of the use of temporary corona passes (in Dutch: wetsvoorstel Tijdelijke wet verbreding inzet coronatoegangsbewijzen) was submitted to the Lower House of Parliament the evening...more

DirectEmployers Association

OFCCP Week In Review: November 2021 #5

The DE OFCCP Week in Review (WIR) is a simple, fast and direct summary of relevant happenings in the OFCCP regulatory environment, authored by experts John C. Fox, Candee Chambers and Jennifer Polcer. In today’s edition, they...more

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EEOC Launches Initiative on Use of Ai in Hiring Decisions

On October 28, 2021, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) unveiled an initiative focused on fairness in the use of artificial intelligence (AI) and algorithmic tools, showing that federal regulators...more

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Permanent Extension of Form 1095-C Reporting Deadline

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The Internal Revenue Service recently released a host of changes to Form 1095-C reporting required under the Affordable Care Act. This is welcome relief for large employers who struggle to deliver these forms to employees by...more

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Vaccination Mandate for Federal Contractors, which Applies in Most Higher Education Settings, Preempts Contrary State Laws for Now

President Biden’s Executive Order 14042 (EO 14042) requires covered federal contractor employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 18, 2022, if they are not entitled to an accommodation due to disability or...more

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Texas Counties Challenge Governor Abbott’s Order Banning Mask Mandates

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This article, originally published on August 12, 2021, has been revised. Please note updates regarding lawsuits and mask orders in Bexar, Dallas, Harris, and Travis counties. On July 29, 2021, Governor Abbott issued...more

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Umgang mit Gender Diversity im Unternehmen - Keine Diskriminierung durch Gendersternchen1

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Das LAG Schleswig-Holstein hat entschieden, dass die Verwendung des Gendersternchens eindeutig zum Ausdruck bringt, dass alle Geschlechter gleichermaßen angesprochen werden sollen und kein Geschlecht diskriminiert werden...more

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BAG: Mindestankündigungsfrist beim Antrag auf „Brückenteilzeit“

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Das BAG nimmt in seiner Entscheidung vom 7. September 2021 (Az. 9 AZR 595/20) Stellung zu der dreimonatigen Mindestankündigungsfrist bei einem Antrag auf Brückenteilzeit. Es führt insbesondere aus, dass ein verspäteter Antrag...more

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Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly Signs New Law Regarding Employer COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement Exemptions and Eligibility for Unemployment...

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Kansas Governor Laura Kelly has signed into law HB 2001, which will impact employers that require their employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. The new law protects the rights of employees to seek exemptions from...more

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What is the new UK Scale-up visa and who can apply?

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Chancellor Rishi Sunak has hailed the new fast-track visa for scale-ups as an important development to make it “quicker and easier for fast-growing businesses to bring in highly skilled individuals.”...more

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Religious Exemptions to COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates Do Not Include Political, Social, Economic Beliefs, According to EEOC

On November 5, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued an Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS). It required employers of 100 or more employees to institute mandates requiring employees to be fully...more

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Bah humbug! Don’t invite injuries to your holiday party

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It’s that time of year again when employers start planning year-end holiday parties. While most parties go off without a hitch, occasionally, unfortunate accidents do happen....more

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Is the Customer Always Right? How Employers Should Respond to Patron Misconduct

As anyone who has worked in a customer-facing job can tell you, dealing with difficult customers often comes with the territory. However, when customer behavior crosses a line into illegal conduct like sexual harassment, both...more

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Government green-lights its vaccination framework

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As we head towards the holiday season, the Government has rushed legislation through Parliament to meet its public pledges for a new traffic light system, with a view to unlocking summer freedom - at least for the vaccinated....more

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Green Pass sul luogo di lavoro: convertito in Legge il Decreto Green Pass

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La Camera dei Deputati ha approvato, senza ulteriori emendamenti rispetto a quelli apportati dal Senato, il Decreto-Legge 127/2021 (c.d. «Decreto Green Pass»), il quale ha introdotto l’obbligo di possedere ed esibire il Green...more

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The wait is over – judicial guidance on employer vaccination policies arrives

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On August 5, 2021, Prime Minister Trudeau announced that he had asked the clerk of the Privy Council to look at mandatory vaccinations for federal employees. In the three months since that announcement, we have watched as...more

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PA Supreme Court Extends Employer Liability For Injury Sustained After Work Happy Hour

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The PA Supreme Court has extended the Workers’ Comp application of the “traveling employee” doctrine to include an employee’s attendance at happy hours, holiday parties and other social gatherings that are sponsored by the...more

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New York Department Of Labor Now Effectively Bans Employers From Conducting Cannabis Drug Testing On Most Employees

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On October 8, 2021, the New York State Department of Labor (“NYDOL”) issued new guidance, largely in the form of Frequently Asked Questions (the “Guidance”), reflecting employment protections provided to cannabis users under...more

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Utah Enacts Law Related to COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Requirements in the Workplace

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On November 16, 2021, Governor Spencer J. Cox signed SB2004 into law, placing limitations and additional obligations on Utah employers that have implemented vaccine or testing requirements on employees....more

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Washington Expands Coverage for Paid Family and Medical Leave Eligibility

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The Washington Legislature made several significant changes to the state’s Paid Family and Medical Leave (PFML) program during the 2021 legislative session that all Washington employers should know. First, as of July 25,...more

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