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California Legislature Codifies Dynamex Standard And Expands Its Reach
On September 19, 2019, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law Assembly Bill (AB) 5, thereby making it significantly more difficult for businesses in California to classify workers as independent contractors rather than employees.
United States
30 Sep 2019
Guidance On Section 162(m) Modifications—A Not So Benevolent Grandfather And Details About Covered Employees Are Uncovered
Long-awaited guidance on Section 162(m) of the Internal Revenue Code (the "Code"), has finally arrived.
United States
11 Sep 2018
102 Companies Join Brief Defending Dreamers From DACA Rescission
From A ( to Z (Zendesk Inc.), 102 companies have joined in a friend of the court brief to argue in support of 800,000 Dreamers who came to America as children and were allowed...
United States
23 Mar 2018
Supreme Court Considers Class Waivers In Employment Arbitration Agreements
The Supreme Court kicked off its October 2017 Term yesterday with a spirited oral argument in the three cases involving the enforceability of arbitration agreements in employment contracts.
United States
4 Oct 2017
Agency Reversal On H-1B Eligibility For Entry-Level Computer Programmers Requires Extra Steps For Employers
In a Policy Memorandum—"Rescission of the December 22, 2000 ‘Guidance memo on H1B computer related positions,'" PM-602-0142, March 31, 2017,—issued on the eve of the annual H-1B visa filing period, ...
United States
7 Apr 2017
US Employment Litigation Round-Up - October 2015
On October 13, 2015, California Governor Jerry Brown vetoed AB 465, a bill that would have prohibited employers from requiring their employees to sign arbitration agreements as a condition of employment.
United States
2 Nov 2015
New California Employment Laws - January, 2013
A number of important employment-related laws came into effect at the start of the new year.
United States
15 Jan 2013
Garden Leave Provisions: Can They Help Fight Unfair Competition by Former Employees?
Employers in the United States frequently utilize non-competition and non-solicitation agreements to try to minimize the business risks that arise when employees depart to join a competitor.
United States
16 Jan 2009
Employer Must Pay for Travel and Non-Work Time Related To Treatment For OSHA Injuries Third Circuit Rules
Employers must compensate employees for travel expenses and non-work time related to treatment and follow-up care for exposure to blood-borne diseases while on the job under the Occupational Safety and Health Act ("OSHA").
United States
30 Sep 2008
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
Supreme Court Docket Report - 2004 Term, No. 7
On February 22, 2005, the Supreme Court granted certiorari in two cases of interest to the business community, which it consolidated. Amicus briefs in support of petitioners will be due on Friday, April 8, 2005, and amicus briefs in support of respondents will be due on Friday, May 13, 2005.
United States
1 Mar 2005
Effective Compliance and Ethics Programs under the Amended Sentencing Guidelines
Codes of conduct have become the norm for public companies. Stock exchanges mandate them as a corporate governance requirement. Pursuant to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, public companies must disclose whether or not they have a code of ethics for their principal executive, financial and accounting officers and must disclose amendments and waivers to this code of ethics on a Form 8-K or on their websites.
United States
28 Sep 2004
Supreme Court Docket Report, October Term, 2003 - Number 10
Supreme Court granted certiorari in several cases of interest to the business community. The briefing schedule in Cherokee Nation v. Thompson has not yet been determined. In the other cases discussed below, amicus briefs in favor of petitioners will be due on Thursday, May 13, 2004, and amicus briefs in favor of respondents will be due on Thursday, June 17, 2004.
United States
27 Apr 2004
Labor And Employment Updates
Recent updates from Mayer, Brown, Rowe and Mawe LLP's Fall 2003 Labor and Employment Newsletter
United States
19 Dec 2003
Employment Protections in U.K. Outsourcing Transactions
Council Directive 2001/23/EC of 12 March 2001 (which replaces earlier Directives) is a European Directive which is designed to safeguard the rights of employees if the business in which they work is transferred to a new owner.
2 Dec 2003
United States
27 Nov 2003
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