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Law decree no. 99 of 30 June and the freeze on redundancies

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An end to the generalised ban and an "extension" until 31 December 2021 for those who use free shock absorbers....more

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Seventh Circuit Issues Decision Finding Broad Scope Of Ministerial Exception; Questions Remain

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On July 9, 2021, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, sitting en banc, issued a 7-3 decision in the closely watched case Sandor Demkovich v. St Andrew the Apostle Parish, Calumet City and the Archdiocese of Chicago....more

Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Accrued but Unused Vacation Pay Must Be Paid Out Upon Termination of Employment in Colorado

On June 14, 2021, the Colorado Supreme Court held that although the Colorado Wage Claim Act (CWCA) does not require employers to provide employees with vacation pay, if employers choose to provide vacation pay, all accrued...more

Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP

IRS FAQ Expands Free COBRA Entitlement

On May 18, 2021, the Internal Revenue Service published guidance in the form of a series of 86 questions and answers (“FAQ”) that address the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021’s (“ARPA”) continuation health coverage in the...more

Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP

The Insidious Deception That Is "Employment At Will"

Employers, don't get played. "This is an employment-at-will state, and I can fire you for a good reason, a bad reason, or no reason at all." Oh, yeah?... ...more

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IRS Addresses Lingering Employer Questions Regarding COBRA Premium Assistance and Corresponding Tax Credits under the American...

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The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) provides for 100% premium assistance to certain qualified beneficiaries for continuation coverage under the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (COBRA) for periods of...more

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Court Upholds Employee’s Termination for Violating Employer’s Social Media Policy

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On March 4, 2021, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit affirmed a decision of the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania which ruled in Ellis v. Bank of New York Mellon Corp....more

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Resource: Checklists And Compliance Tips For New York City Hospitality Employers

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New York City hospitality employers face a myriad of requirements under federal, state, and local laws. This employment law "checklist" provides a guide for such businesses in order to ensure that they are onboarding new...more

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Funny You Should Ask: Employer Considerations For Rehiring Employees

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As more businesses begin to reintegrate employees into their pre-pandemic workplaces, many of our clients have questions regarding return-to-work issues. In this edition of Funny You Should Ask, we address three questions...more

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Prescription for Disaster: Wrongful Termination Post Medical Leave

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Occasionally, we come across cases that clearly describe what employers should NOT do in the workplace – cases bound to cost a company big bucks because of bad decision-making or horrible policies. One recent example of such...more

Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP

Employer Gets Whacked On Workers' Comp, FMLA Overlap

Bless this employer's heart. Ten years ago or so, every employment lawyer and his sister was calling the interaction between workers' compensation, the Family and Medical Leave Act, and the Americans with Disabilities...more

Jackson Lewis P.C.

Virginia Supreme Court Clarifies Defamation Claims In Employment Context Need Defamatory ‘Sting’

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Statements made in a disciplinary action form that did not hold the requisite defamatory “sting” to the reputation of the plaintiff cannot support a defamation claim, and statements made during proceedings before the Virginia...more

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An End to At-Will Employment in Illinois? Newly Introduced Legislation Seeks to do Just That

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Seyfarth Synopsis: On February 19th and 26th, 2021, Illinois legislatures introduced new bills that, if passed, would get rid of at-will employment, only allowing employers to terminate employees for just-cause, and require...more

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Connecticut Medical Marijuana User Could Not Proceed With ADA Claims

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The District Court of Connecticut dismissed employment discrimination claims asserted under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) with regard to state authorized medical marijuana use. Eccleston v. City of Waterbury,...more

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The Netherlands: When does the prohibition against termination during sickness apply?

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In the Netherlands, employers are generally prohibited from dismissing sick employees in the event of a reorganization, even if those employees are eligible for dismissal based on the reflection principle. The reflection...more

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ARPA COBRA Subsidy – When is a Termination of Employment Involuntary?

As we previously explained in our prior blogs, both here and here, on the new COBRA subsidy rules, the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (“ARPA”), includes a 100% COBRA premium subsidy for periods of coverage occurring between...more

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Third Circuit Affirms Termination of Employee for Facebook Post that Advocated Violence

On June 30, 2018, Lisa Ellis signed into her personal Facebook account and commented on a news story about a councilman who had been arrested for driving a car through a crowd of demonstrators protesting the untimely death of...more

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UK HR Two Minute Monthly: post-termination restrictions; discrimination and victimisation claims; right to respect for private...

Our January update considers recent developments in employment law, including cases on post-termination restrictions, interim relief for discrimination and victimisation claims, and the right to respect private life. We also...more

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The Netherlands: Reassignment Obligation Does Not Require Job Creation

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Apart from summary dismissal situations, employers in the Netherlands can terminate an employment contract only if (i) they have reasonable grounds for doing so, and (ii) reassigning the employee within a reasonable timeframe...more

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Seventh Circuit Continues To Find That Lengthy Leaves Of Absence May Not Be Reasonable Accommodations Under The ADA

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On December 30, 2020, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit issued its opinion in McAllister v. Innovation Ventures, LLC, No. 20-1779 (7th Cir., Dec. 30 2020), and held that an employer did not violate the ADA...more

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Teacher Dismissal Upheld for Conduct Not Directly Related to Previous Notice to Remedy

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For school personnel administrators, it is a frustrating but typical experience to have a teachers’ union representative object to warnings and directives on the grounds that the warning is too broad, or not directly on point...more

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What Is A Vacation In A Pandemic And Why Does It Matter?

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When I first started advising employers in the early 1990s, a common problem was the terminated employee who demanded to be paid for a large amount of unused vacation time. In recent years, employers have gotten much smarter...more

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Ontario, Canada: Arbitrator Upholds For-Cause Dismissal of Employee with COVID-19 Who Put Colleagues and Others at Risk

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In Garda Security Screening Inc. v. IAM, District 140 (Shoker Grievance) [2020] O.L.A.A. No. 162 (Garda Grievance), a labour arbitrator dismissed a grievance pertaining to the for-cause dismissal of a unionized employee who...more

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NYC City Council Passes "Just Cause" and Other Restrictions Covering Employers in Fast Food Industry

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On Friday, December 17, 2020, the NYC Council passed two bills that will end “at-will” employment for fast-food workers in New York City.  The bills will take effect 180 days following Mayor de Blasio’s expected signing of...more

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At-Will No More: NYC Council Passes Just-Cause Termination and Progressive Discipline Requirements for Fast-Food Employers

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The NYC Council has passed two bills that will end traditional at-will employment for fast-food employers in New York City.  The bills were sent to Mayor Bill de Blasio for signature on December 17, 2020 and will take effect...more

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