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By James Paul, David Raizman
Many employers and public accommodations are seeing an increase in requests for animals as an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
By Laura R. Garger, T. Scott Kelly
In August 2018, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) issued Directive 2018-04, which notified contractors that it was "in the process of implementing ...
By Jennifer L. Colvin, Joseph T. Charron
On February 14, 2019, the Illinois legislature passed Senate Bill 0001 (SB0001), which amends the Illinois Minimum Wage Law and the Illinois Income Tax Act.
By Karen Tynan, Paul M. Smith
alifornia Assembly Bill 9 (AB 9), sponsored by Assembly Members Eloise Reyes, Laura Friedman, and Marie Waldron, would expand employee protections related to harassment and discrimination
By James J. Plunkett, Harold Coxson
Joint-Employer Comment Docket Closes. As the Buzz mentioned previously, February 11, 2019, was the due date for submission of reply comments on the National Labor Relations Board's
By Lauren B. Hicks, Leigh Nason
When a contractor fails to comply with such a requirement, OFCCP identifies this as a material technical violation and seeks an appropriate remedy in the form of a conciliation agreement.
By Rebecca Marks
Have you heard of the "fake president" fraud? Despite the name, it has nothing to do with politics; it is a worldwide financial scam that has affected hundreds of multinational companies ...
By Jesse R. Dill
The hiring process can be one of the most stressful steps of any employment relationship. As the employer, you are opening your doors to somebody who is hopefully going to contribute to your company's
By Jennifer Katz, Jill Schubert
In a ruling that will have a significant impact on the retail and restaurant industries, among others in California
By Alexander Chemers, Jared Palmer
In Duffey v. Tender Heart Home Care Agency, LLC, the California Court of Appeal for the First District addressed whether an in-home caregiver ...
By Stephen Woods, M. Brooks Miller
In Owens v. Crabtree, Opinion No. 5616 (January 16, 2019), the South Carolina Court of Appeals held that a company's termination of an employee ...
By Tiffany Cox, Lawrence Smith
The issue of whether workers who utilize online digital platforms to obtain business and deliver services to third parties are employees or independent contractors has already been subject to much debate and litigation.
By Alexander Chemers, Ryan Warden
On January 29, 2019, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals concluded that the FAAAA does not preempt New Jersey's ABC test for determining whether a worker is an independent contractor or employee.
By Ryan Warden
ew Jersey has joined the ranks of California, Massachusetts, New York, and the District of Columbia in requiring a phased increase of the minimum wage to $15 an hour as a result of a bill
By Tibor Nagy, Jr.
An ordinance mandating the establishment of a typical benefit plan likely would be preempted by ERISA.
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