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Reed Smith
Federal health policy is an early focus for Congressional committees. In addition to several hearings held in January, Congressional hearings in February have concentrated on the ACA and primary care, including the following:
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
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.
Proskauer Rose LLP
The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (the "PBGC") launched a Pilot Mediation Project in October 2017 to provide plan sponsors an opportunity to negotiate resolutions in Early Warning Program cases
Foley & Lardner
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has previously stated that temporary workers are at an "increased risk of work-related injury and illness."
Mintz
Employers must provide applicants and employees with separate federal and state Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) disclosure forms, said the 9th Circuit in an important decision released last week.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
The IRS has announced the 2019 cost-of-living adjustments for various welfare benefit plan dollar limits.
Littler Mendelson
Resolving split decisions among Indiana Court of Appeals panels, the Indiana Supreme Court ruled on January 23, 2019, that a transportation matching service properly classified a driver as an independent contractor. Q.D.-A, Inc. v. Indiana Department of Workforce Development.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
As we discussed in a previous post , the courts, the Congress, and the Department of Justice (the "DoJ") continue to grapple with the scope of Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act
Dickinson Wright PLLC
In December 2018, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit held that Tennessee's cap on punitive damages was unconstitutional. This cap came into effect when Tennessee Governor Bill
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
In 2006, Arizona voters approved a ballot measure which resulted in the passage of the Arizona Minimum Wage Act and established a state-wide minimum wage
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Synopsis: OSHA has just been sued for removing the requirements for establishments with 250 or more employees to electronically submit information from OSHA Form 300
Orrick
Further to the reclassification of the service agreement between an independent deliveryman and Deliveroo, ordered by a Spanish lower Court, French jurisdictions recently shifted position,
Ford & Harrison LLP
If the decision's holding is adopted by other courts, FIs will face serious exposure on multiple fronts, as we explain below.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
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
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
An ordinance mandating the establishment of a typical benefit plan likely would be preempted by ERISA.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The Beltway Buzz is a weekly update summarizing labor and employment news from inside the Beltway and clarifying how what's happening in Washington, D.C. could impact your business.
Lincoln Derr PLLC
Nearly half of Americans make New Year's resolutions – the most common resolutions are health related. But did you know that of those making New Year's resolutions, most begin to abandon those resolutions roughly two weeks later?
Littler Mendelson
From sweeping legislation to unexpected case law, and everything in between, 2018 brought a lot of changes to unfair competition law.
Fisher Phillips LLP
I recently wrote about the January 25 decision from the National Labor Relations Board that makes it easier for businesses to classify their workers as independent contractors (SuperShuttle DFW, Inc.).
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The 2018 California legislative session was another busy year with numerous employment-related bill signed into law.
Bowditch & Dewey
On February 13, 2018, the District Court for the Western District of Washington found that University parking lots built before January 26, 1992 are not subject to the "meaningful access" requirement under the ADA".
Littler Mendelson
As 2018 draws to a close, employers are looking to the next wave of labor and employment laws and regulations that will take effect in 2019 and beyond.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
As mentioned in our December Visa Bulletin post, the employment-based first preference (EB-1) category remains backlogged for all countries.
Mayer Brown
Investment consultancy and fiduciary management new requirements for UK pension scheme trustees and service providers
Ruchelman PLLC
On August 8, 2018, the I.R.S. issued much-awaited proposed regulations under new Code §199A, which was added by the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The provision was initially discussed in detail in our February 2018 edition.
Bowditch & Dewey
On November 16, 2018, after more than a year of anticipation, the Department of Education issued its proposed regulations under Title IX.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Employers want a happy workforce; that's a given. But there are certain things that employers do to further that goal that might as well be a present tied with a bow for a plaintiff's attorney ...
Burr & Forman LLP
Several studies show that the total cost of losing an employee can range from tens of thousands of dollars to 150 percent of the employee's annual salary.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
fornia's minimum wage rate increased on January 1, 2019, to $12.00 per hour for businesses employing 26 or more employees and $11.00 per hour for those with 25 or fewer employees.
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