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World Mental Health Day

United Kingdom - October 10 2018 The news today will be full of stories about mental health, aimed at raising awareness of this critical issue. Similarly, many companies will be…

Post-Epic Systems, Kentucky Supreme Court Holds That Under State Law, Employers Cannot Require Mandatory Arbitration Agreements as a Condition of Employment (US)

USA - October 8 2018 Earlier this year, the United States Supreme Court held in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis that employers can require employees to agree to arbitrate…

US Supreme Court Begins New Term with Three Arbitration Cases Set for Oral Argument in October

USA - October 7 2018 We’ve been keeping you apprised of the many developments over the past few years coming from the United States Supreme Court and other courts…

Governor Brown Vetoes Assembly Bill Criminalizing Mandatory Arbitration Clauses

USA - October 5 2018 In a rare victory for employers in California, Governor Jerry Brown vetoed a much talked about law designed to end arbitration of substantially all…

Deadline Extended for Compliance with New York Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Requirement

USA - October 2 2018 As we discussed in our previous posts - see here and here - in April 2018, New York passed legislation intended to combat workplace sexual harassment…

Municipal Right-to-Work Ordinance Struck Down by US Federal Appeals Court

USA - October 1 2018 Right-to-work laws prohibit employers from entering into union security or “closed shop” agreements with unions that require employees to join and…

Compliance Now Required: New FCRA Summary of Rights Released (US)

USA - September 25 2018 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a new FCRA “Summary of Rights” form, effective September 21, 2018. Employers that use consumer…

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…