Levitt Sheikh | Canada | 11 Jul 2023
Employees who want to take a crack at negotiating before calling in a lawyer can do much more harm than good Most people know too little about the…
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP | USA | 20 Apr 2023
The Fourth Circuit issued an opinion in Messer et al. V. Bristol Compressors International, LLC et. Al. That should serve as a cautionary tale to…
Lexology PRO | USA | 28 Mar 2023
Illinois looks set to pass pay transparency legislation, the NLRB issues guidance on limiting severance agreements, and Oregon proposes a bill banning retaining bonuses – plus other key updates.
FordHarrison LLP | USA | 15 Mar 2023
The National Labor Relations Board recently held that overly broad language in non-disparagement and confidentiality clauses included in severance agreements provided to 11 bargaining unit employees violated the employees' section 7 rights under the National Labor Relations Act. Employers should review the provisions of their severance agreements and ensure the provisions of the agreements......
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, Australia, Brazil, etc. | 27 Feb 2023
US severance package clauses may now violate the NLRA 1935, the US Supreme Court clarifies overtime payment exemptions for high-wage workers, and Australian aged care workers win a 15% pay rise – plus other key updates.
CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo | Spain | 15 Feb 2023
In a recent judgment by the Labour Division of the Supreme Court, the Court found that if an employment contract was suspended due to a temporary collective redundancy (ERTE) during the covid-19 pandemic, overtime cannot be estimated based on the average overtime worked for the full year. The periods during which the contract was suspended due to the ERTE must not be used to estimate the......
Lexology PRO | USA | 13 Dec 2022
The NYC Council proposes a bill to ban at-will employment, New Jersey moves to change its WARN law, and new state minimum wage and notice requirements are set to come into force in 2023 – plus other key updates.
Zhong Lun Law Firm | China | 8 Dec 2022
CMS Legal | Africa, Algeria, Asia-Pacific, etc. | 20 Oct 2022
Terminating an employee’s contract - for whatever reason - is always a challenging task and one that needs to be handled carefully and sensitively…
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, Australia, Global, etc. | 21 Jun 2022
Australia increases minimum wage to AU$21.38 per hour, the UK EAT sets a new test for determining worker status, and Hong Kong introduces pandemic-related worker protections– plus other key updates.