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By Amy J. Traub, Amanda L. Van Hoose Garofalo, Fanny Ferdman, Saima Sheikh, Shawn Butte, Paul Rosenberg, Tracy Cole, Charles M. Guzak
Despite indications earlier this year that changes to the NLRB election rules would be coming quickly, and despite pressure from business groups to make such changes,
By Amy J. Traub, Amanda L. Van Hoose Garofalo, Fanny Ferdman, Saima Sheikh, Shawn Butte, Paul Rosenberg, Tracy Cole, Charles M. Guzak
Effective Dec. 31, 2018, important changes are coming to New York's wage and hour laws covering private employers in the hotel and restaurant industries.
By Amy J. Traub, Amanda L. Van Hoose Garofalo, Fanny Ferdman, Saima Sheikh, Shawn Butte, Paul Rosenberg, Tracy Cole, Charles M. Guzak
Winter is upon us in the tri-state area, we've already been hit with quite a snowstorm and we're undoubtedly due for more as we head further into our coldest season.
By Alan Friel, Taylor A. Bloom
The California Attorney General and the Department of Justice held the first public forum about the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) on Tuesday, Jan. 8, in San Francisco.
By Adam Higgins
Trump's schedule this week remains fluid as the shutdown drags on.
By Christian Jones
Below is this week's "Capitol Hill Healthcare Update," which is posted on Mondays when Congress is in session.
By John Gherlein, Janet Spreen, Bonnie C. McNee
The SEC recently adopted a final rule requiring companies to disclose practices or policies related to the ability of employees and directors to engage in hedging transactions with respect to company equity securities...
By Amy J. Traub
A recent case in Michigan federal court is heading to a jury trial after an employer lost a summary judgment motion aimed at dismissing a former employee's Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
By Amy J. Traub
Although the Supreme Court was set on November 30 and December 7 to determine whether to hear three different cases related to whether Title VII's prohibition of discrimination...
By Amy J. Traub
Employers are likely well aware that pregnancy discrimination is prohibited by federal law (and, in most places, including New York, state and local law).
By Amy J. Traub
Earlier this year, we saw the #MeToo movement spur action by Congress and state governments to enact legislation enhancing protection for victims of sexual harassment.
By Amy J. Traub
On Nov. 8, 2018, the Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor (DOL) reissued Opinion Letter FLSA2009-23, effectively eliminating the DOL's longstanding 80/20 rule...
By Roger Brown, Nicholas C. Mowbray
On Dec. 11, 2018, the CFTC released a request for public comments signaling their belief that there will be an increase in the trading of crypto assets and crypto-based derivatives on organized exchanges.
By Roger Brown, Heather K.P. Fincher
The Token Taxonomy Act, introduced by Rep. Warren Davidson, R-Ohio, on Dec. 20, 2018, would treat so-called "trading pair" exchanges of virtual currency, where one cryptocurrency is exchanged for...
By Joanna Wasick
Barely into the new year, ETC, an offshoot of ETH and the 18th-largest cryptocurrency by market cap, was subject to a "51% attack" – a type of hack possible on cryptocurrencies using a proof-of-work (POW) protocol.
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