Pennsylvania Announces Latest COVID-19 Mitigation Efforts And Restrictions Impacting Employers

With Thanksgiving upon us, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf and Secretary of Health Rachel Levine announced additional mitigation orders to help stop the spread of COVID-19 during the holiday season. The new orders include targeted business restrictions and a new enforcement plan that includes liability protection for businesses enforcing the Secretary of Health’s strengthened mask-wearing order. These latest orders come on the heels of Pennsylvania’s expanded travel restrictions and required use of face coverings, which we discussed […]

By | Apr 19, 2021 ||

Bermuda Employment Act Amendments

On 27 November 2020 the Bermuda government announced sweeping amendments to the Employment Act 2000 (EA 2000). The amended legislation is currently drafted as coming into force on 1 June 2021.

These changes are to be implemented in conjunction with the establishment of a unified ‘Employment and Labour Code’ (Code), which will comprise the provisions of the amended EA 2000 and those of the proposed Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 2020 (LRCA 2020). The Code will […]

By | Apr 17, 2021 ||

Colorado Equal Pay For Equal Work Act Goes Into Effect On January 1, 2021

In 2019, Colorado enacted the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act to go into effect on January 1, 2021. The Equal Pay Act protects against pay discrimination on the basis of sex (or sex in combination with another protected status), prohibits employers from seeking salary history, and requires employers to disclose certain compensation and promotion information.

On November 10, 2020, Colorado Department of Labor and Employment adopted the Equal Pay Transparency (EPT) Rules, which clarify employer obligations under the Equal […]

By | Apr 15, 2021 ||