By Jorge Lopez
, Michelle White
On April 18, 2017, President Trump signed the "Buy American and Hire American" executive order (EO), which addresses H-1B visas.
By Martha Keon
Several days after filing the suit, the Chamber filed a motion for preliminary injunction.
By Angelo Spinola
, Lisa Griffith
As Littler reported in March of 2015, a New York Supreme Court, Kings County Justice found that sleep and meal periods must not be excluded from the hourly wages of a home attendant who does not reside in the home of his or her client...
By María Cáceres-Boneau
, Jean Schmidt
, David Wirtz
The New York City Council has approved a bill that makes it an "unlawful discriminatory practice" for employers to inquire about the salary history of a prospective employee, or to rely upon salary history unless the applicant offers the information voluntarily.
By Sasha Segal
, Sarah Crossley
A recent decision from the Ontario Superior Court of Justice may pave the way for random alcohol and drug testing in the workplace. However, the final word is yet to come from a long-anticipated decision from an Ontario labour arbitrator.
By Sari Springer
Ontario's highest court has confirmed that employment contract provisions that will breach the Employment Standards Act (‘ESA') in the future are void and unenforceable.
By William Balke
The Michigan Department of Civil Rights has updated a poster that employers must post at their Michigan work sites.
By D. Finn Pressly
, Judith Wethall
On April 7, 2017, the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) published a report on the "Assessment of Efforts to Implement the Employer Shared Responsibility Provision."
By Victoria Nsikak
The Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) updated its Annual Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Benchmark Database to reflect a new hiring benchmark of 6.7 percent.
By Elaine Keyser
, Samantha Dunton-Gallagher
A conflict between a Florida state preemption statute and the City of Miami Beach's minimum wage ordinance is coming to bear.
By Peter Petesch
, Betsy Cammarata
Even outside the Capital Beltway, this has been a strange year. Those of us who handle labor and employment issues everyday often think we've seen it all—only to be proven wrong time and again.
By Kevin Kraham
, Emily Haigh
On April 4, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit held in Hively v. Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana that discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation is a form of sex...
By Maury Baskin
, David Goldstein
, Linda Jackson
, Michael Lotito
, Ilyse Schuman
On March 27, 2017, President Trump signed a joint resolution of disapproval (H.J. Res. 37) to block the rule implementing Executive Order 13,673, Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces, otherwise known as the "blacklisting" rule.
By Elise Hofer McKelvey
Last week, North Carolina lawmakers repealed the state's controversial House Bill 2, which had required individuals to use the public bathroom that corresponds with the sex on their birth certificate...
By Michelle White
, Jorge Lopez
, Ellen Kruk
On March 31, 2017, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a policy memorandum that provides new guidance regarding H-1B visas for computer-related positions.