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  • Chicago and Cook County Paid-Sick-Leave Ordinances May Apply to Your Organization
    on August 21, 2017 at 4:00 am

    Paid-sick-leave ordinances became effective in the city of Chicago and Cook County on July 1. Although many employers have made the necessary changes, many have not because of persistent myths that the requirements do not apply to them. This article […]

  • Brazil: Overview of Recent Labor Reform
    on August 21, 2017 at 4:00 am

    ​Labor reform in Brazil was approved on July 13, 2017, amending several articles of the Labor Code. […]

  • Midyear Changes Required for California Employers
    on August 21, 2017 at 4:00 am

    New legal requirements are not limited to changes in law that take effect on the first of the year. Companies in California must take note of new employment rules that imposed additional requirements as of July 1 and require immediate action to […]

  • Germany: Employee Monitoring Ruled Unlawful
    on August 21, 2017 at 4:00 am

    The German Federal Labor Court decided that a company's use of surveillance software to monitor computer use of its employees was in violation of the German Federal Data Protection Act. […]

  • Despite Gains, Average Intern Wage Still Below Pre-Recession Level
    on August 21, 2017 at 4:00 am

    Undergraduate interns earned less in 2017 than they did in 2010 when their salaries are adjusted for inflation. However, their pay has grown over the past three years which, when coupled with an increase in intern hiring, suggests intern wages may […]

  • How to Keep HSAs Exempt from ERISA
    on August 21, 2017 at 4:00 am

    ​Employers should not, through good intentions, become overinvolved in employees' decisions to invest in health savings accounts (HSAs). […]

  • Delaware Amends Data Breach Statute
    on August 21, 2017 at 4:00 am

    With the passage of the first significant amendments to its data breach law since 2005, Delaware has joined the growing list of states that have recently amended their data breach laws. […]

  • EEOC Religious Accommodation Lawsuit Holds Lessons for Employers
    on August 21, 2017 at 4:00 am

    A federal judge in Colorado recently imposed sanctions on an employer that failed to preserve evidence in a religious accommodation lawsuit. The case serves as a reminder for employers to work with their attorneys and HR and IT departments to […]

  • Emeryville, Calif., Adopts Rules Implementing Employment Ordinance
    on August 21, 2017 at 4:00 am

    A little over two years after Emeryville’s Minimum Wage, Paid Sick Leave, and Other Employment Standards Ordinance took effect, the city manager adopted implementing regulations. In many respects, the regulations codify positions the city […]

  • An Employee Failed a Drug Test. Now What?
    on August 21, 2017 at 4:00 am

    Employers conduct drug tests to screen out potential new hires who use illicit drugs and to deter current staff from abusing drugs and creating safety risks in the workplace. So what should employers do when a job applicant or current employee fails […]

  • Employers Dropping Domestic Partner Benefits
    on August 18, 2017 at 4:00 am

    A growing number of employers are requiring same-sex couples to be married before an employee’s partner can receive health care benefits. Larger organizations are the most likely to maintain domestic partner benefits for unmarried same- and […]

  • In Australia, Ombudsman Pursues Work Violations
    on August 18, 2017 at 4:00 am

    ​Employers hiring workers in Australia should be aware of the Fair Work Ombudsman, a statutory agency funded by the Australian government, to "promote and monitor compliance with the Fair Work Act [of 2009], investigate potential breaches of […]