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Orrick
This year has seen states enact a litany of laws aimed at addressing pay equity issues, chief among them salary history bans. We previously reported on these issues here, here, and here.
BakerHostetler
The Law will take effect on Jan. 1, 2020.
McDermott Will & Emery
In the past few years, several states and localities have passed paid sick leave laws. These laws generally require employers to offer workers paid sick
Ford & Harrison LLP
On August 9, 2019, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker enacted sweeping changes to the landscape of employment law in Illinois. See Public Act 101-0221
BakerHostetler
One of the most fundamental, but often overlooked, defenses in ERISA litigation is that the plaintiff did not allege a violation of an actual ERISA plan
BakerHostetler
As previously reported in our Employment Law Spotlight blog, after the March 7 unveiling by the DOL of its longawaited proposed rule
BakerHostetler
The Connecticut Legislature has been busy! On May 28, Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont signed a minimum wage measure that would raise the Connecticut minimum wage to $15 per hour in 2023,
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The majority of the WTA took effect immediately, amending a host of existing New Jersey civil and criminal statutes.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
joining a chorus of cities and states addressing concerns involving employers' failure to properly calculate employees' pay, or to pay them at all, allowing
Stites & Harbison PLLC
Many employers have policies that reward perfect attendance in some fashion. A recent ruling from the Sixth Circuit makes clear that, in many cases
Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd.
For years, employers have used application forms that solicit the applicant's salary history and have routinely sought such information as part of the interview process.
Fisher Phillips LLP
As predicted, Washington's legislature has been busy over the past few months passing new laws that directly impact how employers conduct business
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
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
BakerHostetler
As we previously reported in our Employment Law Spotlight Blog, on April 1, the Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. DOL proposed a new, four-part test for determining "joint employment" under the FLSA.
BakerHostetler
As previously reported in our Employment Law Spotlight blog last summer, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker signed a comprehensive bill requiring employers in the state to provide workers with paid family and medical leave.
BakerHostetler
Dallas has become the third city in Texas, following Austin and San Antonio, to pass a city ordinance requiring private-sector employers to offer paid sick leave to their employees.
Foley & Lardner
As part of its effort to tackle the pay gap between men and women, Illinois has joined the national trend of banning questions regarding a job applicant's salary history
Mintz
On Monday, Governor Cuomo signed into the law the last of four bills aimed at strengthening workplace protections for employees. In mid-July, the Governor signed pay equity
Proskauer Rose LLP
In its 2018 decision in Dynamex Operations West v. Superior Court of Los Angeles County, the California Supreme Court upended decades of precedent by setting out a new
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
On August 6, 2019, New Jersey adopted the Wage Theft Act (WTA), which is effective immediately.
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Given the opposition of the former Judiciary Committee chair, Senator Charles Grassley (R-IA), who had blocked a similar bill in 2011, the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
On Monday, a lawsuit seeking an injunction of the San Antonio Paid Sick Leave Ordinance's August 1, 2019 effective date was filed in a Bexar County District Court.
Ruchelman PLLC
On August 8, 2018, the I.R.S. issued much-awaited proposed regulations under new Code §199A, which was added by the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The provision was initially discussed in detail in our February 2018 edition.
Drew Eckl & Farnham, LLP
The State of Georgia has made even the smallest of small businesses subject to the Workers' Compensation Act. The general rule dictating whether an employer
Littler Mendelson
On July 15, 2019, Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo signed the Rhode Island Noncompetition Agreement Act into law. It will take effect on January 15, 2020.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
At the time of the 30th edition of our "If Pain, Yes Gain" series, the Pittsburgh paid sick leave mandate was on life support. Earlier this week, the mandate was resuscitated by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Instant gratification is a fact of daily life, and there is no denying we have come to expect it. When we pay bills, we go online instead of to the post office.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
From our perspective we appear to be experiencing an uptick in the reporting of employees testing positive for controlled substances, whether how to address positive tests for cannabis
Littler Mendelson
In 2018, the Supreme Court of California turned much of the established law regarding worker classification on its head with its decision in Dynamex Operations West Inc. v. Superior Court.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
On August 6, 2019, New Jersey adopted the Wage Theft Act (WTA), which is effective immediately.
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