Legal Update

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North America Legal Update Q3 2018

  • In this report, we round up the legal developments affecting the workforce solutions ecosystem across North America in Q3 2018:
  • Canada: Safety Risk Justifies Rejection on Grounds of Medical Marijuana Use; Ontario: Restrictions on Criminal Records Checks Effective November 1, 2018; Ontario: Ford Government to Scrap Bill 148 
  • United States: NLRB Proposed Rule to Reverse Joint Employer Standard; Federal Bills propose Nationwide Ban on Non-Compete Clauses as State Bans Continue; California Enacts Job Reference Privilege for Disclosure of Sexual Harassment Investigation; Two More States Enact Salary History Ban; Employer Cannot Rely on Federal Law to Reject Medical Marijuana User; Independent Contractor Classification Proposals at State and Federal Level; Proposed Rules on Pass-Through Tax Published; Federal Contractor Minimum Wage to Rise; DoL Invites Comments on White-Collar Exemptions to Overtime Rule

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