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DOL “Tips” the Scale in Favor of Restaurant Employers by Ending 20 Tip Credit Rule
  • Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
  • USA
  • December 6 2018

The Department of Labor (“DOL”) recently published an Opinion Letter (FLSA-2018-27) reissuing its January 16, 2009 guidance (Opinion Letter


FMLA Claim May Be Triggered Prior to Eligibility
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • December 5 2018

A Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) claim may be triggered where an employer promised coverage before eligibility under the statute took effect


New UK HMRC Guidance when recruitment is a bit of a trial
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • December 5 2018

It is a common feature in many sectors for potential new recruits to undertake a work trial prior to being offered a permanent role. This type of


Employer Update
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA, United Kingdom
  • December 2 2018

In November 2018, the Wage and Hour Division of the United States Department of Labor issued an Opinion Letter that rolled back its 8020 Rule and


Employment Appeal Tribunal ("EAT") finds that private hire drivers are workers and not self-employed
  • Ashfords LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 26 2018

In Addison Lee v Lange and Ors the EAT has found that private hire drivers were in fact workers rather than self-employed and were therefore entitled


Pay Transparency Act, 2018: Ontario introduces legislation directed at the gender wage gap
  • DLA Piper
  • Canada
  • March 9 2018

On March 6, 2018, the Hon. Kevin Flynn, Ontario Minister of Labour, introduced legislation entitled Bill 203, Pay Transparency Act, 2018. Bill 203 is


Temporary ban on hiring expats in the Oman private sector
  • Dentons
  • Oman
  • February 21 2018

On 28 January 2018 the Ministry of Manpower issued Ministerial Decision 382018 (the MD), implementing a six-month-long ban on the issuance of work


Internet job postings now satisfy
  • Lerman Senter PLLC
  • USA
  • April 26 2017

The FCC will now allow broadcasters to use online job postings as their sole method of recruitment for job vacancies. This major policy change


Agencies Open H-1B Cap Season with Initiatives to Combat Fraud and Abuse
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • April 5 2017

The U.S. immigration agency’s busiest day of the year was marked with reminders about the dark side of the H-1B visa program. Acceptance of H-1B


Federal Court: Maryland Fair Employment Practices Act Requires Employer to Consider Jobs Other than Employee’s Current Job When Assessing Possibility of Reasonable Accommodation
  • Mintz
  • USA
  • April 4 2017

In a recent case, a Maryland Federal court permitted a plaintiff to proceed to trial on her failure to accommodate claim under Maryland’s Fair