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By Valerie K. Ferrier
Executive Summary: As Democrats take over the House of Representatives this month, some will be pushing to increase the federal minimum wage, which has remained stagnant at $7.25 per hour for the past
By Johanna G. Zelman, Michel Bayonne, Danielle Van Katwyk, Jenna M. Goldman
Executive Summary: As of January 1, 2019, Connecticut employers are prohibited from inquiring about an applicant's prior salary history.
By Patrick Ryan, Chelsey M. Lewis
Executive Summary: With 2018 winding down, employers should be prepared for the minimum wage increases that are expected in the New Year.
By Valerie K. Ferrier
On December 4, 2018, the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) adopted rules mandating a minimum wage for app-hailed drivers.
By Eric Su, Philip Davidoff, Stephen Zweig
Over the past several years, both New York State and New York City have enacted significant new employment and labor laws.
By Stephen Zweig, Philip Davidoff, Eric Su
Class action attorneys recently filed a first-of-its-kind class action against Edison Home Health Care and Preferred Home Care of New York alleging that the home care agencies used a "captive" insurance company...
By Jeffrey Mokotoff, Courtney Majors
Last month, California's Fourth District Court of Appeal issued AMN Healthcare, Inc. v. Aya Healthcare Servs., Inc., 28 Cal. App. 5th 923 (Cal. Ct. App. 2018).
By Shane Muñoz
Effective January 1, 2019, Florida's minimum wage rate will increase from $8.25 per hour to $8.46 per hour. The increase is calculated by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity and is based...
By Kristin Starnes Gray
In this three-part series, we are exploring best practices for handling a charge of discrimination.
By Rachel Ullrich
Austin's paid sick leave ordinance, which was supposed to go into effect this past October, has been held unconstitutional by the Third Court of Appeals in Austin.
By Salvador Simao, Joanna Rich, Priya Amin
Executive Summary: Winter Storm Avery may be on its way out, but the early winter weather is a reminder that employers should be prepared to address storm-related issues ...
By Tiffany Downs, Jeffrey Mokotoff, Salvador Simao
FordHarrison is excited to share with you the new Ius Laboris flagship publication The Word along with the Ius Laboris digital knowledge platform, The Word online
By Johanna G. Zelman, Jeffrey Douglas
The first decision by United States Supreme Court this term, Mount Lemmon Fire District v. Guido, has broadened liability for small public employers nationwide by holding unanimously the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) applies to all state and local public sector employers irrespective of size.
By Kristin Starnes Gray
In this three-part series, we are exploring best practices for handling a charge of discrimination. The first part of the series addressed important preliminary questions you should be asking...
By Shane Muñoz, Frederick Warren, Eric Su, Philip Davidoff
Executive Summary: The Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division (WHD) has announced it will no longer apply the "80/20 rule" to tipped employees ...
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