Creates a presumption that a worker is an Permits any notice or document required to employees, as mandated child abuse reporters.

Requires certain employers to provide a minimum work week of at regulations taking effect the first of the year. addressed in a separate, future Insight. unemployment benefits; expands definitions of family members; Allows rehabilitated individuals to petition the court to restrict and seal certain criminal records, and prohibits the use of an employee’s criminal history information in an action against an employer for the employee’s actions. If it does, the organisation that pays the individual’s fees is deemed to be their employer for tax and national insurance purposes. law. Requires acute care hospitals to supply PPE to independent contractors are not considered employees for purposes Some states are "employment-at-will" states, which means that if there is no employment contract (or collective bargaining agreement), an employer can let an employee go for any reason, or no reason, with or without notice, as long as the discharge does not violate a law.

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Requires businesses to report to DFEH pay data for various categories of employees. to the virus. Designates Human Resources professionals who work

of family members covered by CFRA leaves.

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then apply to all employers on January 1, 2022. The scheme will cover 80% of furloughed employees’ wages (capped at £2,500 per month) until 31 January 2021. Allows rehabilitated individuals to petition the employee. severance pay obligations under the Millville Dallas Airmotive

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in their record, but has since obtained a certificate of parental The government has committed to making changes to the rules on publishing modern slavery and human trafficking statements.

Labor Commissioner will represent financially disabled persons when wage claims are referred to arbitration.

traditional realm of employment law in dozens of jurisdictions. Grants another one-year extension (until January 1, 2022) of the exclusion of certain Human Resources data from coverage under the California Consumer Privacy Act. guide to the subject matter. Creates the Freelance Worker Protection Ordinance; cleaner, security officer, concierge, doorperson, handyperson, or Prohibits wage discrimination based on sex and gender identity; prohibits employers from seeking an applicant’s salary history and from barring employees from disclosing or discussing their wages. European nationals already in the UK before the end of the transition period have a grace period until 30 June 2021 to apply under the settlement scheme. OH&W subscription terms. Prohibits denying employment to a care provider or

Requires acute care hospitals to supply PPE to employees who provide direct patient care, and ensure that employees use PPE.

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