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Employment Law Worldview Blog

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NLRB Clarifies How Employers May Respond When Unions Request Information About Tax Cut Savings and Other Matters (US)

USA - December 7 2018 Earlier this week, the National Labor Relations Board’s top prosecutor clarified how he views several key issues that arise when unions request…

USCIS Issues H-1B Cap Registration Proposal

USA - December 3 2018 In a proposed rule published in today’s Federal Register, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is resurrecting and modifying a…

Kentucky Supreme Court Dismisses Labor Unions’ Challenge to State Right-To-Work Law (US)

USA - November 27 2018 In 2017, the State of Kentucky enacted a right-to-work law, which, as you will recall from our prior posts (see here), bars employees from being…

Completing UK right to work checks - top tips for employers

European Union, United Kingdom - November 27 2018 Last week I was proud to speak at Business Forums International's 'Vetting and Screening' Conference regarding the challenges faced by employers when…

Snooping Employee Dooms Her Title VII Claims By Unauthorized Disclosure of Personnel Files

USA - November 25 2018 On November 15, 2018, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit unanimously held in Netter v. Barnes that an employee…

UK Home Office over-reaches itself on Modern Slavery Act

United Kingdom - November 20 2018 We got a letter from the Home Office last month reminding us, no doubt in common with many others, of our obligations under the Modern Slavery Act…

Five Weeks’ Vacation for Everybody?! (CZ)

Czech Republic - November 20 2018 The so-called “big amendment” to the Czech Labour Code is currently under preparation in the Czech Republic. The amendment consists of many…

Title VII and LGBT Rights: The Current Landscape (US)

USA - November 19 2018 The U.S. Supreme Court currently is contemplating whether to review three employment discrimination cases involving what, if any, protection Title VII…

Prepare to have your say on the UK’s future immigration system

European Union, United Kingdom - November 13 2018 How will your business be affected by restrictions on hiring EEA nationals from 2021? The Government has said it will publish an immigration White…

Direct line to remedy for whistleblowers - co-workers could be on the hook and it won’t be cheap! (UK)

United Kingdom - November 7 2018 Admittedly, an employee is more likely to bring a claim against their employer; after all, usually it is the one with the cash. But as last month’s…