Friday May 13, 2022

California Considers 4-Day Workweek Bill For Companies With At Least 500 Employees

A new bill being debated in the California Assembly could make the state the first to implement a four-day workweek for companies with 500 employees or more. Under the proposed legislation, employers in the state would be forced to pay overtime at a rate of at least 1 1/2 times an employee’s regular pay rate […]

Ukrainians concerned as Red Cross considers opening office in Russia

The International Committee of the Red Cross confirmed it’s considering opening up an office in Russia near the Ukrainian border in a bid to scale up humanitarian efforts in the embattled area — a move that stoked concerns among some Ukrainians. Dominik Stillhart, the director of operations for the International Committee of the Red Cross, said the charity […]

Saskatchewan considers challenging federal Emergencies Act in court

Saskatchewan is considering a legal challenge of the federal government’s decision to invoke the Emergencies Act to try to end blockades in Ottawa protesting COVID-19 vaccine mandates and other pandemic restrictions. A spokesperson for Premier Scott Moe says in a statement that the province has not ruled out legal recourse. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau first […]

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