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New Developments in Spanish Equal Pay and Equality Plans

Spain - October 20 2020 The government in Spain has adopted two new Royal Decrees to address the gender wage gap and ensure the effectiveness of equality plans. These…

A Timely Redux: Walking The Tightrope: Dealing With Employees’ Different Viewpoints On COVID-19, Racial Justice, and Partisan Politics (US)

USA - October 14 2020 In June 2020, we added a post to Employment Law Worldview addressing the complicated situation employers are in when employees express - sometime…

Post-lockdown flexible working, Part 5 - handling requests sooner or later (UK)

United Kingdom - October 13 2020 Here is another question which came up more than once at last week’s webinar on Managing Working Parents but which I was unable to get to at the time…

EEOC Releases Proposed Rule Aimed At Improving Pre-Suit Conciliation Process (US)

USA - October 12 2020 On Friday, October 9, 2020, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released a proposed rule aimed at modifying the conciliation process…

Voting Leave: What US Employers Need To Know As Election Day 2020 Approaches

USA - October 9 2020 With Election Day just a few weeks away, it’s an appropriate time to refresh our understanding of state voting leave laws and the obligations imposed…

Post-lockdown flexible working, Part 4 - webinar follow-up (UK)

European Union, United Kingdom - October 9 2020 Our thanks to the 100-plus attendees on our “Managing Working Parents” webinar yesterday. As anticipated, we didn’t get to all the questions on this…

US Immigration Update: Must Be the Season of the Witch

USA - October 7 2020 It’s been a frenetic October and we’re still in the first week. Here is a quick summary of significant developments in U.S. Immigration just within…

New Direction and guidance on job retention bonus rules (UK)

United Kingdom - October 6 2020 Friday last week saw the issue of the fourth Treasury Direction to HMRC concerning the administration of the CJRS. TD4 deals with the CJRS job…

Empire State Alert: New York State Sick Leave Is Finally Here (US)

USA - September 29 2020 As we reported here, among the sweeping pieces of legislation signed during the early periods of the COVID-19 pandemic was the passage of New York’s…

Government ropes English employers into new self-isolation push

United Kingdom - September 28 2020 Regulations come into force today which impose new obligations on employers in England to help enforce the coronavirus self-isolation regime…