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By Peter Petesch, Mark Phillis
Dear Littler: One of our employees here in Iowa has requested to bring a pet pig to work for "emotional support" purposes. A pig! In a factory! Do I need to entertain her request?
By Michael Lotito, Ilyse Schuman
The day after senators introduced bipartisan legislation to promote apprenticeships, President Trump signed an executive order to achieve the same end.
By Eric Mack, Mary Kate Sexton
In a case of first impression in the state, the Rhode Island Superior Court recently ruled an employer is prohibited from refusing to hire a prospective employee because the employee would potentially...
By Maury Baskin, Robert Friedman, Sean McCrory
On June 7, 2017, a plaintiff brought a putative class and collective action against Chipotle for alleged violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act and New Jersey's Wage and Hour Law.
By Michelle White
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently issued a policy memorandum directing USCIS personnel to adopt the Administrative Appeals Office's (AAO) reasoning in Matter of I-Corp.
By Michael Lotito, Ilyse Schuman
In a three-sentence press release, Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta announced the withdrawal of two Wage and Hour Administrator's Interpretations (AIs) on joint employment and independent contractors.
By Scott McDonald, Greg McAllister
Last month, Texas's legislature amended the Texas Uniform Trade Secrets Act (TUTSA).
By Bruce Sarchet, Sebastian Chilco, Corinn Jackson
When it comes to legislation, for California employers it's the final countdown. June 2 was the last day for bills to pass out of their house of origin.
By Rick Roskelley, Kathryn Blakey
On May 25, 2017, the Nevada Labor Commissioner posted an Advisory Opinion stating that the fluctuating work week method (FWW) may be used to compensate certain nonexempt employees.
By Ilyse Schuman, Michael Lotito
The same week the Department of Labor removed two guidance documents governing joint employment and independent contractors...
By Darren Mungerson, Stephanie Mills-Gallan
On July 1, 2017, the Cook County Earned Sick Leave Ordinance goes into effect. The Ordinance (at the time of this writing) provides certain employees in approximately 2/3 of the Cook County's...
By Sean Brown
United States Department of Labor ("DOL") Secretary Alexander Acosta recently announced that the final DOL fiduciary regulations (the "Fiduciary Rule") will go into effect on June 9, 2017.
By Rick Roskelley
Nevada first included sex as a protected category in 1967.
By Michael Lotito, Ilyse Schuman
The American Enterprise Institute (AEI)-Brookings Working Group on Paid Family Leave has issued a new report analyzing the costs and benefits of implementing a national paid leave program...
By Eli Freedberg, Christine Hogan, Bruce Millman, Michael Lotito
On May 24, 2017, the New York City Council passed five bills four of which significantly restrict the ability of fast food and retail employers to schedule their staff.
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