May 28th marks the anniversary of the effective date for the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, the first bill signed into law by President Obama.
The Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 was adopted by the International Labor Organization at the 94th Maritime Session of the International Labour Convention on February 7, 2006, and will enter into force on August 20, 2013.
When the House and Senate have not agreed to a budget resolution, they may "deem" legislation to act as a budget resolution in order to move forward with the budget and appropriations process.
The House Appropriations Committee will start marking up the first fiscal year 2014 appropriations bill.
The D.C. Circuit recently vacated a National Labor Relations Board rule that would require most private sector employers to display a poster informing employees of their rights under the National Labor Relations Act, including their right to unionize.
In a recent case, a unanimous Supreme Court held that under the doctrine of patent exhaustion,the authorized sale of a patented article only gives the purchaser or any subsequent owner of the patented article the right to use or resell that article.
A summary of the discussion recently held by the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission.
The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently held that the bankruptcy court has authority to recharacterize as equity, rather than debt, advances of funds made purportedly as a loan to the recipient prior to its bankruptcy.
After much anticipation, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) began implementation of its automated I-94 arrival/departure record procedures on Wednesday, April 30, 2013.
While questions of whether an employee has provided sufficient notice to an employer to trigger FMLA obligations will likely remain an area of practical and legal challenge, the recent decision gives employers some confidence that they can take employees at their word if they resign for reasons or under circumstances that do not suggest a need for protected FMLA leave.
In a significant victory, Delta Airlines’ demurrer to the enforcement action filed by the state of California was sustained without leave to amend.
A summary of a number of health policy developments.
The Affordable Care Act added section 18B to the Fair Labor Standards Act, which requires certain employers to send out notices to employees regarding the availability of the state-based Health Insurance Exchanges.
Employers should apply the DOL/DLSE six-factor test and if their internships do not meet the criteria, the interns should be paid at least minimum wage.
A discussion on a decision where the U.S. Supreme Court again addressed the right of a welfare plan to reimbursement of funds that a participant recovers from a third party.
Proskauer’s Employee Benefits Practice Center’s DOMA Task Force, which is comprised of lawyers from our offices nationwide, regularly advises employers and other plan sponsors on the myriad benefits issues that arise in the context of domestic partner benefits.