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Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Pending bi-partisan legislation aimed at preventing employers from enforcing arbitration agreements of sexual harassment claims might make employers unable to enforce arbitration agreements...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The Spokane City Council recently approved a "ban-the-box" ordinance, which, if it becomes law, will prohibit employers from requesting and considering criminal history until after an interview.
Foley & Lardner
We are now almost a year into the Trump presidency, but we are still grappling with how the administration will address many issues throughout the country.
Foley & Lardner
On December 5, the Department of Labor published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to reverse its 2011 rule prohibiting employers from sharing tips obtained by service workers with non-tipped staff.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The Second Circuit has upheld summary judgment against magazine interns seeking payment as "employees" under the FLSA.
Fisher Phillips LLP
With the holiday season now in full swing, many employers will throw holiday parties.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Companies contemplating a mass layoff must comply with the federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act. In California, alas, companies must also consider the even more stringent ...
Fisher Phillips LLP
It's that time of year again: for employers to celebrate the successes of the prior year and make plans and resolutions for the new one.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
December is a month of heavy spending. Not only are wallets taxed for holiday gifts, but December is also a heavy month for charitable giving.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
On Friday, December 1, 2017, newly appointed NLRB General Counsel Peter Robb issued a memo containing a broad overview of his initial agenda as General Counsel.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
An OFCCP compliance review is initiated by a company's receipt of a scheduling letter from the agency.
Day Pitney LLP
The two very significant reversals of enforcement he has signaled relate to the former General Counsel memos concerning Employer Rules and Collyer Deferral.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
More than several months after the Arizona Fair Wages and Healthy Families Act went into effect, the state published its long-awaited paid sick time final rules.
BakerHostetler
Prior bills have attempted, unsuccessfully, to eliminate individual arbitration as a means to resolve employment disputes.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Each year the American Tort Reform Association ("ATRA") publishes its "Judicial Hellholes Report" that focuses on litigation problems in state court systems and challenges ...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On December 1, 2017, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards (D) appealed a state appellate court decision holding that Executive Order JBE 2016 – 11, which seeks to protect the rights of lesbian...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On November 29, 2019, the US Department of Labor issued a notice extending the transition period for the Best InterestContract exemption, and other exemptions, from the prohibited transaction...
Littler Mendelson
The 2017 tsunami of high-profile sex harassment allegations against politicians, entertainers and news reporters has employers rethinking their approach to eradicating workplace harassment.
Anderson Kill
If you thought your company had long ago covered all bases with respect to sexual harassment, think again.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
On November 8, 2017, Peter B. Robb was sworn in as the General Counsel (GC) of the NLRB for a four year term. Robb succeeds Richard Griffin, who has been the GC since November 2013.
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Proskauer Rose LLP
Bucking the nationwide trend, Illinois was unable to pass a law prohibiting employers from asking job applicants about their salary history.
Fakhoury Law Group
It is common knowledge, even outside the immigration world, that the Trump Administration is attempting to tighten immigration.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Blog readers will recall our Vlog in early October recapping the EEOC's 2017 Fiscal Year. Today, Jerry Maatman of Seyfarth Shaw, LLP discusses recent developments from the EEOC ...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
For any employer, one of the best tools to prevent needless litigation is an employee handbook.
Jones Day
In Varela v. AE Liquidation, Inc. (In re AE Liquidation, Inc.), 866 F.3d 515 (3d Cir. 2017), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit became the sixth circuit court of appeals to rule...
Thompson Coburn LLP
In the context of the age-old M&A mantra "Don't let the tail wag the dog," employee benefits are usually relegated to the role of "tail of the dog."
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Synopsis: The Supreme Court announced that it would not hear an appeal from the City of Houston in a case challenging the city's ability to offer spousal benefits to same-sex spouses of municipal employees.
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
On November 9, 2017, the Senate Republicans released their version of the sweeping tax reform plan. Although the Senate Plan has many proposals that are similar to those in the House Bill...
Bowditch & Dewey
Most harassment in the workplace occurs in more subtle ways, requiring a nuanced approach to training employees how to prevent, detect and respond to it. Given the recent outpouring of (mostly) women and men coming forward to share their experiences of sexual harassment in the workplace, it is more important than ever for employers to reevaluate and rethink their approach to training.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
In 2017, the California Legislature enacted numerous employment-related laws. California employers should take note of these new laws to ensure that their policies and procedures are in compliance.
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