Compliance

Canada’s immigration plans seek TFWP balance

|May 22nd, 2024|

Canada is finalizing the program’s immigration levels to balance temporary residents and capacity pressures on communities.
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Biden administration releases AI guidance for employers

|May 22nd, 2024|

The principles provide employers and developers with guidelines meant to enhance job quality and protect workers’ rights.
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Noncompete rule faces mounting opposition while effective date is set

|May 15th, 2024|

The FTC’s new rule is slated to go into effect in September but still faces multiple lawsuits, including one filed by the US Chamber of Commerce.
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Pepperidge Farm drivers are not employees, appeals court says

|May 15th, 2024|

The 3rd US Circuit Court of Appeals emphasized the “right to control” factor when upholding a decision that drivers for the baker are not employees.
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Uber, Lyft face trial in Massachusetts misclassification lawsuit

|May 15th, 2024|

The attorney general alleges drivers are employees under state law, while the rideshare firms argue they operate apps, not transportation companies.
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Biden vetoes new joint employer rule, cites threat to unionizing rights

|May 8th, 2024|

The House failed in a subsequent override attempt, though the rule remains on hold following a federal court ruling.
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PostNL faces €24.4M fine for subcontractor misclassification

|May 8th, 2024|

The parcel and e-commerce corporation’s Belgian unit allegedly exerted undue influence over the recruitment and selection of the third-party drivers.
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Staffing buyer to pay $60,000 to settle contingent worker retaliation lawsuit

|May 8th, 2024|

Barrett Distribution Center LLC settled a lawsuit alleging it removed an on-site manager for reporting unlawful discrimination; Supreme Staffing LLC subsequently fired the employee.
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Biden admin aims to reclassify marijuana as lower risk

|May 1st, 2024|

The Drug Enforcement Administration proposes to move the substance to Schedule III, alongside drugs like Tylenol and ketamine.
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Trucking firm’s lawsuit challenges new IC rule

|May 1st, 2024|

The complaint alleges the rule’s ‘open-ended balancing test’ leaves small businesses unable to hire independent contractors without risk.
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