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By Martin C. Brook
A rare and interesting thing in the world of federal garnishment law has just occurred: the U.S. Department of Labor's WHD updated its published position concerning the meaning of "earnings"...
By Diane Saunders
In 2016, several technology companies received or responded to proposals from investors that requested shareholder votes regarding whether the companies should be required to prepare reports addressing their policies and goals to reduce the gender pay gap.
By Marc Zaken, Ashley Totorica
The Connecticut Supreme Court rang in the new year with a ruling long awaited by employers, settling the lingering question as to whether punitive damages are recoverable for claims under the CFEPA, the state's employment discrimination statute.
By Steven Pockrass
The agency also argued that the salary level test always has excluded from exemption some individuals who pass the duties test.
By Danielle Ochs
On January 6, 2016, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California issued one of its first decisions interpreting the ex parte seizure provisions found in the recently enacted Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (DTSA).
By Harold Coxson
One year ago, few people outside of candidate Donald Trump and his closest and most loyal supporters imagined that January 20, 2017, would mark his inauguration as the 45th president of the United States.
By Jacob Cherry, Tina Ho
In a previous article, we summarized the key provisions of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) regulation, "Retention of EB-1, EB-2, and EB-3 Immigrant Workers and Program Improvements Affecting High-Skilled Nonimmigrant Workers,"
By Jennifer Rusie, David Raizman
The U.S. Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (Access Board) finalized a regulation this week that will make the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 (WCAG 2.0)...
By T. Kelly, Hera Arsen
There is no doubt that pay equity and pay data have both been a major focus of the federal government enforcement agenda during the Obama administration.
By Jeanne E. Floyd, Timothy Stanton
Some employers may want to reconsider their approach to gender transition benefits after a federal court enjoined the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) from enforcing...
By Timothy Stanton, Jeanne E. Floyd
Employers looking for strong scores on the Corporate Equality Index (CEI) in coming years may have to make some unexpected changes to their health benefit programs.
By Harold Coxson
On January 3, 2017, the 115th U.S. Congress opened with Republican majorities in both houses.
By Lara de Leon, Raven Applebaum
Following the growing trend of states enacting laws that address pay equity in the workplace, Texas State Representative Eric Johnson introduced House Bill 290 in the Texas legislature . . .
By Timothy Kamin
In lightning-fast fashion, Kentucky became the 27th state to enact right-to-work legislation over the weekend.
By Ann Louise Brown, Leigh Ganchan
On December 27, 2016, the AAO —the appellate body for USCIS—announced a new standard for National Interest Waiver visa petitions in a precedent decision, Matter of Dhanasar.
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