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Foley & Lardner
The proliferation of paid sick leave (PSL) laws at state and local levels, with differing and sometimes conflicting provisions, presents compliance challenges for multistate employers.
Fisher Phillips LLP
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court (the "Supreme Court") has taken the "whistleblowers be made whole" purpose of the Pennsylvania Whistleblower Law, 43 P.S. §§1421-1428, (the "PAWL")...
Foley & Lardner
What keeps employers up at night? The prospect of collective action overtime lawsuits under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is right at the top of the list of human resources nightmares.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
With the OSHA silica standard already in effect for the construction industry and about to go into effect in June of 2018 for general industry, many employers are anxious about whether their programs will pass muster...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On April 12, 2018, the Wage and Hour Division (WHD) of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced three new wage and hour opinion letters.
Morgan Lewis
The recent ruling by a federal appeals court holds that prior pay does not justify pay differential between male and female employees under the Equal Pay Act.
Fisher Phillips LLP
New Jersey will become the latest state to mandate a comprehensive equal pay law as Governor Phil Murphy announced that he will sign the "Diane B. Allen Equal Pay Act" ...
McLane Middleton, Professional Association
In what some believe the first federal trial over the classification of this new 21st Century worker, a federal district court found a Grubhub driver an independent contractor rather than an employee.
Fisher Phillips LLP
I wrote an article last week about a Pennsylvania federal court victory for Uber, repelling a misclassification attack from several drivers who claimed they should have been considered employees.
Proskauer Rose LLP
On April 12, 2018, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law the New York State budget, which, as we previously reported ...
Fisher Phillips LLP
Employers operating in New York will soon face a raft of new sexual harassment laws. The state budget bill for the 2019 fiscal year approved by the New York State Legislature on March 31...
Fisher Phillips LLP
I wish that time permitted us to write more often about the good work done by various groups to improve workplace safety and management.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Yesterday, the New Jersey Senate joined the state Assembly in passing a bill that would impose statewide paid sick leave obligations on private employers and, notably ...
Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.
Despite expert warnings that individual company disclosures mandated by the newly-effective pay ratio disclosure rule can be "meaningless" or "misleading," overall data patterns can help benchmarking.
Proskauer Rose LLP
In an opinion letter issued on April 12, 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor concluded that 15-minute breaks throughout the day required by an employee's serious health condition are not compensable...
Proskauer Rose LLP
The rules on what kinds of travel time are (and are not) compensable for non-exempt employees are complex.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
On Wednesday April 11, 2018, the New York City Council enacted a package of eleven bills, collectively titled the Stop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act (the "Act").
Littler Mendelson
Washington State has joined the ranks of jurisdictions that have adopted expanded equal pay legislation.
Littler Mendelson
In addition, the DOL issued a fact sheet detailing when teachers, coaches, and other professionals who work at higher education institutions should be paid overtime.
Dentons
Over the past five years the Polish market for business service centers has doubled—to more than 190,000 employees in over 930 centers.
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USCIS accepted petitions for the first five business days before announcing that it had received a sufficient number of H-1B petitions and that the cap was closed.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The global market for wearable devices continues to grow and has been embraced not only by consumers but organizations as well.
Foley & Lardner
Whistleblower Developments is a periodic report covering significant cases, decisions, proposals, and legislation related to whistleblower statutes and how they may impact your business.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
"Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. As a peacemaker, the lawyer has superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough."
Foley Hoag LLP
The Massachusetts Attorney General recently released her long-awaited guidance regarding the 2016 overhaul of the Massachusetts Equal Pay Act, which takes effect on July 1, 2018.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
That's the welcome from Spot, a free, web-based chatbot that was recently launched to help individuals report workplace discrimination and harassment. Spot promises users a "confidential, unbiased platform" ...
Littler Mendelson
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Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The influx of "gig economy" employers that contract with independent workers for short-term engagements, like Uber, Lyft, and Postmates...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Employers obtain employee health information in a number of ways—most commonly, in relation to a work-related injury or when an employee requests medical leave or a disability accommodation.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
On February 6, 2018, Seyfarth Shaw Partner Jerry Maatman and Bloomberg Law Senior Legal Editor Perry Cooper presented a timely event on "Top Trends In Workplace Class Action Litigation Panel Discussion."
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