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Seyfarth Shaw LLP
On Wednesday, the Shadow Minister for Industrial Relations Brendan O'Connor foreshadowed amending the bargaining regime in the Fair Work Act to outlaw so-called "sham agreements".
Carroll & O'Dea
The practical outcome of these amendments is that large numbers of NSW workers have become disentitled to compensation.
Arendt & Medernach
On 5 September 2017, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (the "ECHR") examined for the first time the issue of the monitoring of electronic communications of an employee...
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
On September 23, 2017, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration ("OSHA") began enforcement of the new respirable crystalline silica in construction standard, codified at 29 CFR § 1926.1153.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
The 2017 California Legislature adjourned on September 15, 2017, and resulted in more than 700 bills being sent to Governor Jerry Brown's desk for approval.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
After two previous failed attempts, California joins seven other U.S. jurisdictions to prohibit inquiries into an applicant's salary history. Read on for a recap of the new law.
Nexsen Pruet
That is because administrative charges are often followed by discrimination lawsuits.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Genetic discrimination lawsuits can result in substantial costs. California employers should regularly review their hiring and employment policies and procedures to ensure that they are not exposing themselves to potential liability on the basis of genetic information discrimination.
Foley & Lardner
There are many reasons employers give bonuses to employees. Bonuses are a motivator. They effectively reward past contributions.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In Ly v. County of Fresno, the Court of Appeal held that correctional officers' claims for race, ethnicity, and national origin discrimination ...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
A bipartisan agreement forged by senators Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Patty Murray (D-WA) that would temporarily restore funding for cost-sharing reductions (CSRs) is in limbo...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The California Legislature has just created yet another protected class of individuals entitled to sue employers under the Fair Employment and Housing Act.
Foley & Lardner
The recent case of Carroll v. Comprehensive Women's Health illustrates the importance of circumstances and perception when terminating a "sympathetic" employee.
Fisher Phillips LLP
Management's already-daunting, time-consuming responsibilities are further complicated by the need to motivate employees to do desirable things and to deter them from doing unwanted things.
Reed Smith
If they remained logged off for more than 90 seconds, however, they would not be paid for any part of the time they remained logged off.
Duane Morris LLP
On October 31, 2017, New York City's salary history ban, the most recent amendment to the City Human Rights Law, becomes effective.
Littler Mendelson
You don't need to be a cable news network, a Hollywood production company, a media mogul or a politician in order to feel the ripple effect from the recent wave of workplace sexual harassment claims.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Synopsis: On October 5, 2017, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued an agency memorandum stating that the language contained in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964...
Littler Mendelson
The flurry of Fair Credit Reporting Act ("FCRA") class actions against employers started in or about 2012 and was not limited to California.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Deal or No Deal? Bipartisan ACA Agreement Faces Challenges. A bipartisan agreement forged by senators Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Patty Murray (D-WA) that would temporarily restore....
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