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Fox Rothschild LLP
Just today we wrote about obesity in the context of "corporate wellness" programs. Now comes a long-awaited ruling on obesity by the European Court of Justice – the EU’s highest court.
Reed Smith
Each day this week, we will "unwrap" one of five pressing employment law issues on the 2015 horizon for New York state and city employers.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
The Stronger Workplaces for a Stronger Economy Act, 2014 which received royal assent from the Ontario Legislature on November 20, 2014 will amend five employment law statutes.
Orrick
On December 3, 2014, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released its final rule barring federal contractors from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.
Troutman Sanders LLP
Determining what is or is not paid time under the Fair Labor Standards Act is no easy undertaking for employers.
Ford & Harrison LLP
On December 5, 2014, a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit issued an opinion vacating the Department of Labor (DOL) regulation and related guidance memorandum authorizing DOL, at the request of the employer, to substitute wages cited in a skill-based private survey for the Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) area prevailing rate in adjudicating H-2B Temporary Employment Certifications.
Fisher & Phillips LLP
Many U.S.-based employers perform pre-employment, post-accident or random drug testing.
Fisher & Phillips LLP
A new year often comes a host of new business resolutions. While the end of the year is a great time to reflect, it is also an ideal time to create a plan on problem areas that need to be addressed.
Morgan Lewis
The Court reversed the Ninth Circuit’s decision and found that waiting for and passing through security screening is neither employees’ principal activity nor integral and indispensable to their duties.
Fisher & Phillips LLP
Myra Creighton’s article "Jerk Isn’t Disabled: However, Can They be Lawfully Terminated?" was featured in Legal and Compliance Excellence Magazine on December 9, 2014.
Fisher & Phillips LLP
Michael Mitchell’s article "Labor Lawyers: Let Professionals Serve Booze, Nix Mistletoe at Holiday Parties" was featured in Progressive Law Practice on December 9, 2014.
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously held that Amazon does not have to pay its temporary warehouse workers for the time that they spend waiting in line to go through security checks as they leave the facilities.
Littler Mendelson
The District Court denied the plaintiff’s motion for reconsideration.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Beginning on July 1, 2015, California employers will need to provide paid sick leave to pretty much all full-time, part-time, temporary and even on-call employees.
Reed Smith
Each day this week, we will "unwrap" one of five pressing employment law issues on the 2015 horizon for New York state and city employers.
Reed Smith
Each day this week, we will "unwrap" one of five pressing employment law issues on the 2015 horizon for New York state and city employers.
Proskauer Rose LLP
On December 12, 2014, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or the Board) issued its long-promised revision to its representation-case procedures.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Plan trustees often look to settle ERISA fiduciary breach claims brought against them as a way to put the past behind them.
Holland & Knight
Effective April 14, 2015, the long-standing election procedures to resolve questions concerning union representation will be truncated to facilitate what a number of commentators critical of the changes refer to as "ambush elections."
Proskauer Rose LLP
This month's newsletter focuses on how Plan Trustees can appropriately settle ERISA breach of fiduciary duty claims in order to achieve "complete peace."
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Reed Smith
As we head into the final quarter of 2014, New York State employers should begin preparing for the minimum wage hike.
Strasburger & Price, L.L.P.
According to reports, more employers are hiring people as independent contractors rather than employees to avoid Obamacare, minimum wage requirements, or other laws that only protect employees.
Littler Mendelson
2014 has been "The Year of the Minimum Wage." Protests throughout the country, with workers calling for increased wages, drew significant media attention
Fox Rothschild LLP
I just read a fabulous article by Rick Roller at the examiner.com entitled "GOSSIP, the Virus in Your Workplace.
Littler Mendelson
On November 4, 2014, Massachusetts voters approved a ballot question that requires all private sector employers to provide employees with up to 40 hours of sick leave per calendar year.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
House and Senate leaders have agreed to a compromise bill that both increases the minimum wage to $11 an hour.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Somewhat overlooked in this week’s election were the minimum wage referenda on the ballots in a number of states.
Blank Rome LLP
For businesses with California operations, the coming year will bring several important changes to California employment law.
Littler Mendelson
On August 28, the IRS released draft instructions for completing health insurance reporting forms required under the Affordable Care Act.
Day Pitney LLP
Employers of foreign nationals should note that registration for the Fiscal Year 2015 Diversity Visa ("DV") Lottery opened yesterday, October 1, 2013, at noon (EDT) and will remain open until noon (EDT) on Saturday, November 2, 2013.
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