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Get the party started: Preventing HR issues at work events

United Kingdom - November 22 2022 The 2022 winter work party season is upon us, providing the first real opportunity in a few years for end-of-year celebrations. Whether at company…

Avoiding an own goal: Managing employment issues during the World Cup

United Kingdom - November 16 2022 The football World Cup takes place in Qatar between 20 November and 18 December 2022, and many workers across the UK will want to follow the…

NLRB aiming to take pro-labor action in the areas of technology-based monitoring and surveillance and blocking charges

USA - November 9 2022 Last week, the National Labor Relations Board signaled two additional areas in which it intends to pursue its labor-favorable agenda over the…

Do we need to give employees paid time off to vote in the upcoming midterm elections?

USA - November 2 2022 With Election Day just around the corner, private employers should carefully review state voting leave laws to ensure they are in compliance. Voting…

Is a four-day working week the future for UK employers?

United Kingdom - November 1 2022 In mid-October 2022, Parliament has debated, for the first time, a proposal to implement a four-day working week in the UK. The bill, proposed by…

Reminder to New York City employers: The city’s wage transparency law goes into effect November 1, 2022

USA - October 31 2022 As we previously reported, effective tomorrow (November 1, 2022), New York City law will require that virtually all internal and external job…

NLRB reverses precedent on dues checkoff obligations

USA - October 5 2022 Continuing a string of pro-union decisions, the National Labor Relations Board recently overruled a 2019 Board decision and held that employers…

UK Employment Law: key messages from the UK Government’s Growth Plan

European Union, United Kingdom - September 29 2022 On 23 September 2022, the new Chancellor, Kwasi Kwarteng, unveiled the Growth Plan 2022 detailing the UK Government's set of economic policies aimed…

New York City to lift workplace vaccine mandate

USA - September 28 2022 In early December 2021, then-Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that all private sector employers in New York City would need to adopt a mandatory…

What next for EU derived employment rights in the UK?

European Union, United Kingdom - September 28 2022 On 22 September 2022, the Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Bill 2022-2023 was introduced to the House of Commons, and if passed could give…