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Dear Littler: How Should I Handle Customer Concerns about a Transgender Employee?

USA - March 21 2017 Dear Littler: We have a transgender employee at work, Sarah, who identifies and presents as a female. She is in the process of transitioning and

European Court Clarifies Legality of Banning Islamic Headscarves in the Workplace

Belgium, European Union, France - March 20 2017 On March 14, 2017, the Court of Justice of the European Union ("ECJ") issued a significant ruling clarifying when an employer may prohibit employees

Top 10 Issues to Consider When Posting Workers in France

European Union, France, USA - March 16 2017 "Posting of workers," a common practice within the European Union, refers to the assignment of an employee to work in another EU Member State (the

U.S. Supreme Court Strikes Down Appointment of Former NLRB Acting General Counsel

USA - March 22 2017 On March 21, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed the D.C. Circuit’s holding that Lafe Solomon, who was appointed by former President Barack Obama

Maine Delays Effective Date of Anti-Discrimination Provisions of Recreational Marijuana Law

USA - March 17 2017 On November 8, 2016, Maine voters approved “Question 1”An Act To Legalize Marijuana (“ALM” or “the Act”). “Emergency” legislation since passed by

President Signs Resolution to Undo "Blacklisting" Rule

USA - March 27 2017 On March 27, 2017, President Trump signed a joint resolution of disapproval (H.J. Res. 37) to block the rule implementing Executive Order 13,673

City of Los Angeles Updates Paid Sick Leave Rules and FAQs

USA - March 27 2017 On March 14, 2017, with little to no fanfare, the City of Los Angeles Office of Wage Standards (OWS) revised its rules implementing the Minimum Wage

Nevada Supreme Court Weighs in Again on the Nevada Constitution’s Minimum Wage Amendment

USA - March 24 2017 On March 16, 2017, the Nevada Supreme Court issued yet another 6-0 en banc decision regarding the Nevada Constitution’s oft-litigated Minimum Wage

New Rules for Tipped Employees in Brazil and How They Affect the Hospitality Industry

USA - March 23 2017 On March 13, 2017, Brazil's President Michel Temer signed into law new regulations concerning the payment, distribution, tax withholdings, and

Deadline for Plan Sponsors to Submit Qualification Amendments with the Puerto Rico Treasury is Fast Approaching

Puerto Rico - March 23 2017 Employers that sponsor an employee retirement plan in Puerto Rico must review plan amendments andor restatements adopted during 2016 to determine