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Articles: 1-10 of 1422

New EAT employee status decision fails to make a virtue out of necessity (UK)

United Kingdom - November 24 2022 There is a long-established legal principle that you can only imply an employment relationship in the face of a contract saying something different if…

Congress Passes Speak Out Act, Banning Certain Prospective Non-Disclosure Agreements (US)

USA - November 22 2022 Earlier this year, we reported that Congress amended the Federal Arbitration Act to preclude compulsory binding arbitration of sexual assault and…

Possible impact of Brexit on UK employment law - some informed guesses

European Union, United Kingdom - November 17 2022 So if in some parallel universe you had somehow acquired the ability to strike red lines through EU-derived employment legislation, where would you…

UK business immigration - changes to guidance on UK start dates for sponsored workers

United Kingdom - November 16 2022 The Home Office has updated its ‘Workers and Temporary Workers: guidance for sponsors’. The changes affect UK employers with sponsor licences and…

California Legislative Year-End Review (US)

USA - November 11 2022 California’s active legislative year has finally come to a close, with Governor Gavin Newsom signing several new laws to further regulate the…

New redundancy criteria decision not all that it seems (UK)

United Kingdom - November 11 2022 So, quick, answer me this - when making redundancies outside the collective consultation rules, do you need to consult with the affected employees…

Everything you need to know about the new Belgian employment laws in five minutes - no waffle

Belgium, European Union - November 10 2022 Over the last few weeks you may have been bombarded with fliers and alerts on the many recent changes to Belgian employment laws. A lot of changes…

Ninth Circuit Holds Time Spent Logging On and Off Computers May Be Compensable Under FLSA (US)

USA - November 1 2022 Employers who have employees log onto computers before clocking into a time-keeping system and who have them clock out before shutting the computer…

A step into the unknown - waiving future claims by settlement agreements (UK)

United Kingdom - October 26 2022 You would think that in the twenty-plus years since they were first introduced as an alternative to the ACAS COT3, all that could be said about the…

California Issues New Definition of “Close Contact” - Time for Tape Measures and Calculators (US)

USA - October 19 2022 The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) revised its definition for what constitutes a “close contact” for purposes of Cal/OSHA’s Emergency…