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By Philip Berkowitz, Sixtine Gosselin
The news that Harvey Weinstein was indicted on July 2 on additional criminal charges, one of which (predatory sexual assault) carries a maximum sentence of life in prison
By Laura Lindner, Julia Arnold, Casey Kaiser
The Wisconsin Supreme Court recently overturned a longstanding line of cases that allowed disabled employees to prevail in discrimination cases without proving the employer intended to discriminate or was even aware that the employee was disabled.
By Sean McCrory, Jorge Lopez
On July 4, 2018, the U.S. Department of Justice obtained a partial victory in its challenge of California's Immigrant Worker Protection Act ("Assembly Bill 450" or "AB 450") ...
By Naomi Seddon, Lavanga Wijekoon, Michael Congiu, Stefan Marculewicz
The Australian State of New South Wales (NSW) recently passed the Modern Slavery Bill of 2018 (the "NSW Act"),1 which requires companies with employees in NSW and with an annual turnover2 of over AU $50 million...
By Renata Neeser
The System of Digital Bookkeeping of Fiscal/Tax, Social Security and Labor Obligations ("eSocial") is a Brazilian federal government project ...
By Laura Lindner, Casey Kaiser
The Wisconsin Supreme Court recently reversed its nearly half-century practice of deferring to state administrative agencies' interpretations of the laws the agencies are responsible for enforcing.
By Bruce Sarchet
In the wake of the #MeToo movement, many states have been making concerted efforts to address and prevent sexual harassment through proposed legislation.
By Stephen Melnick
The new "grand bargain" legislation Governor Charlie Baker signed into law last week gradually phases out the requirement that Massachusetts retailers pay time-and-a-half for work on Sundays or certain holidays.
By Michael Lotito
On July 9, 2018, President Trump nominated Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh to potentially fill the impending U.S. Supreme Court vacancy created by Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement
By Philip Gordon, Andrew Gray
With the May 25, 2018 effective date of the European Union's GDPR barely in the rear-view mirror, California's Governor Jerry Brown, on June 28, 2018, signed into law the "California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018".
By William Simmons, Martha Keon, Judy Iriye
On July 5, 2018, Governor David Y. Ige signed Senate Bill 2351 into law, adding Hawaii to the list of jurisdictions generally prohibiting employers from asking applicants about their prior compensation history.
By Kevin Vozzo, Andrew M. Spurchise
The courier applied for unemployment insurance benefits after Postmates terminated its contractual relationship with him.
By Amberly A. Morgan
The California cities of Santa Monica, Long Beach, and Los Angeles each mandate a separate minimum wage payable to hotel workers.1 The rates adjust annually on July 1.
By David Broderick, Phillip M. Rofsky
On June 27, 2018, the United States Supreme Court, in Janus v. American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, closed out the October 2017 Term by delivering a blow to public-sector unions.
By Frederick Miner
As most employers are aware, the National Labor Relations Board's decision in The Boeing Co., 365 NLRB No. 154 (2017), established a new standard that significantly broadens the scope...
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