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Legal Calendar 2019: Americas

  • This report highlights the legal changes and developments expected to impact the workforce environment in 2019 in Canada, the US and Latin America.
  • Employers in federally-regulated workplaces in Canada will be affected by changes to Canada‚Äôs Labour Code; while recruitment agencies in Quebec and British Columbia will be required to apply for licenses.
  • Federal contractors and employers in 20 U.S. states must pay increased minimum wages from Jan.1, 2019.
  • Federal bodies intend to issue new regulations on the wage and hour overtime rule, the joint employer standard and changes to the H-1B visa in 2019.
  • Employers in Chile, Colombia and Mexico must comply with changes in employment law.

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