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By Jake Rubinstein
According to a Supreme Court brief filed by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), federal law allows employers in the United States to purposefully discriminate against employees based on their gender identity.
By Michael Schmidt
II-36- Holiday Party Tips, The 2018/2019 Federal Regulatory Agenda, And Noteworthy Cases On Suing And Being Sued.
By Jeffrey Pasek
Unfunded retiree health care benefits have been the elephant in the room for decades. Together with unfunded pension liabilities, they threaten the survival of both private companies and municipalities.
By Jeffrey Pasek, John S. Ho
The Angelica Textile case had been kicking around OSHA for almost 10 years before it was decided by the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission on June 24 by a 2-1 vote with Commissioner James Sullivan,...
By Jeffrey Pasek
New York City and state continue to go their own way on workplace issues – imposing higher requirements on employers than are required by federal law and opening additional opportunities for employees to pursue claims.
By Joseph Quinn
The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) governs virtually all pre-employment background checks of applicants done for employers by third parties
By Michael Schmidt
This special episode discusses the new sexual harassment training and policy requirements imposed by New York State and New York City (following a brief discussion of a significant development on joint employer liability).
By Orly Henry
In a September 11, 2018 opinion, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit reversed a lower court decision and in doing so clarified the applicable test for determining joint
By Craig Schloss, Jason E. Barsanti, Helen M. McFarland, Aimee Axelrod Parker
Did you know that companies providing "janitorial services" in California, whether through employees, independent contractors, or subcontractors, are required by law to register with California's Labor Commissioner...
By Bobbi Britton Tucker
Last week, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a District Court's grant of summary judgment in favor of a health care employer ...
By Hael J. Hanlon, Lauren A. Fox, Benjamin Shechtman
Today, the U.S. Supreme Court announced its much-anticipated decision in Janus v. AFSCME, (June 27, 2018), overruling Abood v. Detroit Board of Education, 431 U.S. 209 (1977) ...
By George Voegele, Jr., Jeffrey Pasek, Jim Davis
In January we reported on Pennsylvania Governor Wolf's announcement of his proposal to raise the salary required for an employee to be exempt from the Pennsylvania Minimum Wage Act's (PMWA) ...
By Joseph Quinn, Benjamin Shechtman
In a July 3, 2018, opinion based in part on the revelations of the "Me-Too" era, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit held that an employee's failure to report sexual harassment ...
By Aaron Holt
In a July 17, 2018 opinion, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit held "full-time presence at work is not an essential function."
By Michael Schmidt
This episode begins a two-part bonus series looking at the impact of recent marijuana regulation on employers.
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