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By James Curtis, Benjamin Briggs, Adam Young, Craig Simonsen
Jordan Barab, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of OSHA, announced on his blog this week that he would "start full time work at the Education and Labor Committee in the House of Representatives" to provide OSHA oversight.
By Susan Ryan
Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what's happening in the world of legalized marijuana.
By Paul Pryzant
No matter how much the workplace changes in the future, the No. 1 challenge for companies will remain the same: How to find and hire the best employees - the so-called "A Players" who can truly make a difference.
By Brian Potter, Michelle Gergerian, Jason Burritt
Seyfarth Synopsis: On February 11, 2019, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it revised Form I-539 and that the new version will be released on March 11, 2019.
By Annette Tyman, Randel Johnson
Seyfarth Synopsis: On Wednesday, February 13, Seyfarth Shaw's Camille A. Olson testified at a joint hearing of the House Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Human Services and the Subcommittee
By Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The impact of the #MeToo Movement was the fifth major class action development of 2018, as well as the newest trend in our 15th Annual Workplace Class Action Litigation Report ("WCAR").
By Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Of the five major class action developments in 2018, the decline in class action settlement numbers may have been most the striking shift
By Glenn Smith, Howard Wexler, Lisa Savadjian
Last month, New Jersey State Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin introduced a Bill seeking to increase the minimum wage to $15.00 per hour by 2024 ...
By Colleen Regan
Employment-related cases pending before the California Supreme Court concern various questions that sometimes seem technical, but the answers they elicit will have big consequences.
By Brent Clark, Adam Young, Matthew A. Sloan, Craig Simonsen
Fifth Circuit rules on Title VII liability concerning workplace violence in a healthcare setting involving third parties.
By Zaher Lopez, David Kadue
Traditionally, "report for work" has meant physically showing up at the jobsite, ready to work.
By John Phillips, Linda C. Schoonmaker, Erin Dougherty Foley
Seyfarth Synopsis: Effective January 1, 2019, the EEOC withdrew its prior guidance on the level of incentives employers may offer their employees ...
By Jason Priebe, John Tomaszewski
California, home to more than 40 million people and the 5th largest economy in the world, has passed the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) ...
By Brent Clark, James Curtis, Benjamin Briggs, Craig Simonsen
Seyfarth Synopsis: OSHA has recently issued a Frequently Asked Questions for General Industry for the Respirable Crystalline Silica Standard.
By Thomas Horan, Ronald Kramer
A recent case from the Western District of North Carolina contains a helpful example of how the standards applicable to an employee's request for accommodation of a disability differ from those for determining whether the same employee is eligible for benefits under a short-term disability plan.
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