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Employment Law Worldview Blog

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National Labor Relations Board Proposes New Joint-Employer Rule

USA - September 14 2018 Rule Would Return To Direct and Immediate Control Test, But Adds New Requirement That Such Control Be “Substantial” On September 14, 2018, the…

Workplace Mediation agreements - drawing the line at drawing a line

United Kingdom - September 14 2018 If you try to mediate a workplace clash, then the hardest part is often to get the parties to focus on the future of that relationship, not the recent…

Practical Guide to the GDPR - Part 9

United Kingdom - September 6 2018 Clearly another quiet week over at Acas if its new guidance on employment references is anything to go by. It is, in all honesty, a bit on the basic…

Ensure Your Company’s Public Relations Response Plan Follows These Key Employment Law Principles (US)

USA - September 5 2018 When a public relations issue strikes, it can be difficult to find time to implement new procedures or educate employees on new legal concepts. This…

Eyes and Ears on the FLSA - U.S. Department of Labor Issues New Opinion Letters and Schedules Public Listening Sessions (US)

USA - September 5 2018 On August 28, 2018, the Wage and Hour Division of the United States Department of Labor (“WHD”) issued four new opinion letters interpreting various…

USCIS Scaling Back Premium Processing for Most H-1B Petitions (US)

USA - August 31 2018 In a recent announcement, US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) advised the previous suspension of premium processing for cap-subject H-1B…

U.S. Department of Labor Forms New Interagency Compliance Office

USA - August 31 2018 This week, U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta announced that the Department of Labor (DOL), in collaboration with other federal employment…

Bad faith for beginners - the Employment Appeal Tribunal explains

United Kingdom - August 31 2018 Forget the law for a moment and answer me this. If: despite having no reasonable grounds to hold that view, I genuinely believe that someone made a…

New York Releases Package of Draft Model Policies for Employers and State Contractors in Response to Sexual Harassment Law Adopted in April 2018

USA - August 30 2018 On August 23, 2018, the New York State Department of Labor (“NYSDOL”) released written guidance addressing new requirements under New York State law…

California Legislature Passes Bill Prohibiting Arbitration Agreements and Non-Disclosure Agreements Regarding California Employment Law Claims

USA - August 29 2018 On August 22, 2018, the California State Senate passed AB 3080, which, if signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown, would invalidate two types of…