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Substantial New Rules Implementing "Fair Pay And Safe Workplaces" E.O. Create Risks For Contractors And Subcontractors
On Thursday, August 25, 2016, the US government issued a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation to implement President Obama's Executive Order on "Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces."
United States
9 Sep 2016
US Supreme Court Rules Employers Do Not Need to Pay Employees For Post-Shift Time in Security Lines
In a unanimous decision authored by Justice Clarence Thomas, the US Supreme Court has ruled that Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) does not require that employees be compensated for time spent going through (and waiting to go through) security screenings before leaving the workplace.
United States
17 Dec 2014
New California Law Raises Liability Risk for Misclassifying Employees as Independent Contractors
Many employers think they can save money by classifying their workers as independent contractors. But doing so incorrectly can now cost even more—something the California plaintiffs’ bar is sure to take notice of. On October 9, 2011, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Senate Bill 459 (S.B. 459).
United States
15 Nov 2011
Job Cuts Expose Employers To Liabilities: Remembering WARN, The OWBPA And Other Employment Rights Laws
The Labor Department’s Bureau of Labor Statistics recently reported more than 200,000 job losses so far in 2008. If they haven’t already, many employers may soon find themselves having to make decisions about job cuts in the coming months. These decisions can expose employers to various liabilities.
United States
21 Apr 2008
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