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Washington State Governor Signs Legislation Restricting Noncompetition Covenants
On May 8, 2019, Washington State Governor Jay Inslee signed new restrictions on noncompetition covenants for Washington employees.
United States
23 May 2019
Tips For Dismissing An Employee In The Netherlands
The Netherlands is one of the few places in the world where dismissing an employee requires prior authorization from the government (unless it is done summarily for urgent cause).
United States
26 Mar 2019
Parent Company Liability In French Redundancy Cases
While this is not a new development, it was confirmed most recently by four decisions rendered by the Supreme Court on May 24, 2018.
25 Jun 2018
Tough New Rules Designed To Prioritize Saudi Nationals
The Saudi government has introduced a number of measures to favor Saudi nationals over expatriate employees. These so called "Saudisation measures" ...
Saudi Arabia
5 Apr 2018
Court Guidance For Dealing With Redundancies / Reductions In Force
In recent years Russian courts have seen an increase in the number of dismissed employees claiming reinstatement. Most cases involve redundancy dismissals, reflecting a growth in the number of employers ...
Russian Federation
5 Apr 2018
Case Specifies An Obligation On Employers To Consider Alternatives To Termination In Appropriate Capability Cases
In a high-profile case (KKO 2017:27, May 19, 2017), the Finnish supreme court specifically emphasized an employer's obligation to consider whether it can avoid termination of employment ...
26 Mar 2018
A New Argument For Negotiating A Social Plan In France
A Plan de Sauvegarde de l'Emploi (PSE) is a mass redundancy or reduction-in-force plan that companies employing 50 or more employees in France must have in place before dismissing 10 or more employees in a layoff.
10 Aug 2017
Taking Over Or Letting Go: The Legal Ins And Outs O The Ontario ESA's Building Services Provisions
Although it is common for building and property managers to rely on third parties for on-site services, familiarity with the building services provisions of Ontario's Employment Standards Act...
United States
12 May 2017
Sixth Circuit Decision Offers FICA Tax Refund Opportunities For Severance Pay
Any employer that implemented reductions in force or layoffs after 2008 should consider filing refund claims for the Federal Insurance Contribution Act (FICA) taxes paid on severance benefits based on a recent Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals decision.
United States
12 Sep 2012
New Jersey Bills Seek To Reduce Or Eliminate Unemployment Benefits Upon Receipt Of Severance Benefits
On May 10, 2012, a bill was introduced (A2654) to disqualify individuals from receiving unemployment insurance benefits when their severance payments significantly exceed the average annual pay for all workers in the state.
United States
27 Jun 2012
Unemployment Compensation Experience Rating Records
This new post-Katrina and post-oil spill legislation amends R.S. 23:1533 to provide an additional exception regarding unemployment benefit payments that are not charged to an employer’s experience rating.
United States
9 Apr 2012
Weak Job Growth Expected In 2012-2013
Despite the optimistic numbers reflected in the state’s jobless rate at the close of 2011, Louisiana State University economists have predicted that the state’s job growth over the next two years will be sluggish.
United States
4 Apr 2012
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