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By Aaron Warshaw, Simone Francis, Shabri Sharma
As we previously reported here, here, here, and here, New York State and New York City passed sweeping laws aimed at combating sexual harassment in the workplace last year.
By James A. Patton
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is one of the federal agencies affected by the ongoing partial federal government shutdown.
By Stacy M. Bunck, John Stretton
On January 8, 2019, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas issued an opinion and order granting summary judgment to an employer, finding the employer did not violate the Family and Medical Leave Act ...
By Alexander Chemers, Robert R. Roginson
On January 15, 2019, the Supreme Court of the United States held that the Federal Arbitration Act
By Maria Elena Sotomayor Garcia, Ana Paula Delsol Espada
On January 9, 2019, Mexico's National Institute of Statistics and Geography issued an official press release regarding the daily, monthly, and annual value of the Unit of Measure and Update (UMA)
By Kristine M. Bingman, Jillian R. O'Brien, Walter B. Parker
In back-to-back decisions, two federal district court judges have blocked implementation of a Trump administration rule that would exempt more employers from the Patient Protection
By Byrne J. Decker, Steven Silver
They also discuss issues that may come up for sports industry employers such as handling disability claims involving concussions.
By Janet Lewis
The year 2018 brought increased activity and significant changes to the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP)
By Karen Tynan
Two competing bills related to the classification of workers are in play in the California legislature.
By Jaime N. Cole, Adam T. Pankratz
Although the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) has yet to finalize the new annual salary required for exempt status, it intends to propose a new salary basis test that would more than double the current federal salary threshold.
By Francesco A. DeLuca, Robert Shea
In Massachusetts, failing to calculate and pay employee wages properly exposes employers to mandatory treble damages and attorneys' fees, as well as potential criminal penalties.
By Casey McCluskey Parker
In 2011, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam signed the Tennessee Civil Justice Act, a tort reform measure limiting monetary damages.
By Ogletree Deakins
Did you know that the 2018 midterm elections set a record as the first midterm to exceed voter turnout of 100 million people?
By James J. Plunkett, Harold Coxson
Today marks day 21 of the partial federal government shutdown.
By Miguel A. Manna
The holiday season may already feel like a distant memory and five-day workweeks may once again be the norm, but not everything is back to business as usual for U.S. employers this January.
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