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By Simone Francis, Adam G. Christian
On November 10, 2018, the U.S. Virgin Islands joined the "ban-the-box" movement by enacting legislation regulating employers' use of the criminal records of applicants and employees.
By Karen Morinelli, Lucy B. Bednarek
Private contractors that provide fire service protection beware: you may not be able to claim partial exemptions for overtime under section 7(k) of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
By Melissa Manna
A three-judge panel for the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a nationwide preliminary injunction issued by a California district court, temporarily preventing the Trump administration
By Jonathan Mraunac
On October 18, 2018, the Illinois Supreme Court clarified when the statute of limitations begins to run on a claim for negligent procurement of insurance by an insurance agent or broker.
By Aaron Warshaw
The United States is certainly as divided as ever along partisan lines leading up to the November 6, 2018 midterm elections.
By Tracy Miller
On November 8, 2018, the Department of Labor gave hospitality employers good news when it retracted its "80/20 rule," which prevented employers from taking the tip credit when tipped employees ...
By Robert Ellerbrock, III, John A. Morrison
Section 4960 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (IRC), as amended, imposes an excise tax on compensation of certain highly compensated employees of tax-exempt organizations.
By Audrey M. Calkins
After a midterm election that resulted in change around the country, Arkansas workers will be taking home a little more change themselves over the next three years.
By Melissa Manna
Employers may want to consult the Federal Register announcement for detailed instructions on how to update employment records in light of the automatic extension for employees from Sudan and Nicaragua.
By Thomas R. Paxton
On the night of November 6, 2018, Michigan voters passed the ballot initiative known as the "Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act" (MRTMA) to allow the limited use and possession of marihuana.
By Michael Comartin, Shir Fulga
Workplace laws in Canada are in a state of flux following several announcements made by provincial and federal governments in recent weeks.
By James J. Plunkett, Harold Coxson
On October 23, 2018, the U.S. Department of the Treasury, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and U.S. Department of Labor issued a proposed regulation to expand the use of HRAs...
By Jamie Dietz, Tina Ho, Lowell Sachs
In this episode, Jamie Dietz and Tina Ho discuss the current business immigration landscape, from recent guidance and policy memos to practical insights ...
By Tibor Nagy, Jr., Hera Arsen
On November 6, 2018, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA) applies to all states and political subdivisions—regardless of their size.
By Monica Lacks
Employees in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, now enjoy more expansive protections against discrimination than they do under Ohio and federal law
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