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In light of the impact of the global COVID-19 pandemic, employers have made adjustments to facilitate remote working, with some considering maintaining expanded remote work policies even after government restrictions are lifted. However, employers should be aware of several legal issues and considerations that may apply when employees work from home and that “home” is located in another state or country. This post covers issues for employees in the United States, the United Kingdom, and France.

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Hogan Lovells is changing how we deliver our Employment content. On July 12, we will be moving this content to our new technology platform: Hogan Lovells Engage.

You’ll soon receive an email with details on how to join us on Engage to continue to stay up-to-date on the latest developments for Employment. We look

Recent events across the U.S. have spurred companies to reexamine diversity and inclusion (D&I) policies and efforts in order to better address inequities in the workplace. In this webinar, our Hogan Lovells employment team will discuss the legal and practical considerations of popular initiatives such as hiring quotas, self-identification questionnaires, and pay equity studies so

The legal community paid close attention to the California Supreme Court’s 2018 Dynamex decision which adopted a strict test to curtail misclassification of workers as independent contractors. Now that the California legislature has codified and signed the Dynamex decision into law as Assembly Bill 5 (“AB 5”), both the national and legal press have sounded

Paid sick leave, additional family and medical leave, disability and parental leave – the number of leave entitlements at the state and local level keep proliferating. Compliance with this new legal landscape is tricky, and particularly so for employers with multi-jurisdictional workforces. The Hogan Lovells Employment team is here to help. On November 7 at

Many employers offer paid parental leave policies to employees, affording new parents paid time off to care for a new child. Though some employers offer paid parental leave to both new mothers and fathers of equal length, many others offer substantially longer leaves to primary caregivers. Bifurcated parental leave policies for primary and non-primary caregivers

In an Opinion Letter released on Tuesday, May 14, the Office of the National Labor Relations Board’s General Counsel opined that Uber drivers are not legal “employees” for the purposes of federal labor laws. This opinion, written by Associate General Counsel Jayme L. Sophir, comes less than a month after a similar Opinion Letter

Following months of speculation, the Supreme Court announced today that it would decide whether the prohibition in Title VII against discrimination “because of sex” encompasses discrimination against gay and transgender workers.

The Supreme Court agreed to hear two cases, one from the Second Circuit and another from the Eleventh Circuit, that reached opposing conclusions on