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By Sarah Platt
On August 8, 2019, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued an opinion letter confirming that a parent is entitled to time off under the Family and Medical Leave Act
By Kimya S.P. Johnson, Christopher Olmsted
Signaling a growing movement to align culturally inclusive practices with legal protections, California has become the first state to expressly ban discrimination based on hairstyle and hair texture associated with a person's race.
By T. Scott Kelly
On August 15, 2019, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) added a question and answer to its list of frequently asked questions (FAQs) addressing,
By Tina Lam, Leigh Nason
On August 15, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM)
By James J. Plunkett
inal Overtime Rule Advances. The U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division's proposal to increase the salary threshold regarding overtime pay to slightly more than $35,000 per year
By Christopher Olmsted, Hera Arsen
Currently, certain employers are required under federal law to file annual Employer Information Reports (EEO-) with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
By Ruthie Goodboe
In this episode of the Third Thursdays podcast, Ruthie Goodboe examines two recent circuit court labor cases—one involving protections for striking employees
By Ryan Warden, Michael J. Westwood-Booth
The majority of the WTA took effect immediately, amending a host of existing New Jersey civil and criminal statutes.
By Eric C. Stuart, Richard L. Samson
To understand the proposed rule change we first provide a brief overview of construction labor law concepts.
By Bruce Douglas, Brian A. Moen
joining a chorus of cities and states addressing concerns involving employers' failure to properly calculate employees' pay, or to pay them at all, allowing
By Sarah Platt
As we previously reported, the Illinois legislature passed House Bill 834 and Governor J. B. Pritzker signed the bill into law. It will become effective
By Simone Francis, Shabri Sharma, Aaron Warshaw
As we previously reported, the New York State Senate and Assembly passed an omnibus bill that overhauls New York's antidiscrimination laws
By Jeremy W. Hays
In 20/20 Communications, Inc. v. Crawford, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit recently ruled that the question of whether a dispute can be arbitrated
By John Drake
on April 15, 2019, the Indiana Court of Appeals issued a ruling that significantly developed restrictive covenant law in two areas: whether
By Kevin Bland, Karen Tynan
In this episode of the Workplace Safety in California series, Kevin Bland and Karen Tynan discuss serious accidents and fatalities in the workplace.
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