Mondaq USA: Employment and HR
Reed Smith
Reductions in force – also known as collective redundancies – can be daunting for employers, both in dealing with employee issues and protecting the company from liability.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On January 7, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit reversed and remanded the district court’s decision to grant a plaintiff’s motion to remand.
Fisher & Phillips LLP
Of course your employees matter. If they didn’t, you wouldn’t hire them, trust them to do important work or keep paying them week after week.
Littler Mendelson
This proposed rule will update the existing Sex Discrimination Guidelines to reflect legislative changes that have occurred since they were implemented in 1970 and the judicial rulings interpreting these laws.
Fox Rothschild LLP
In Monday’s post, I referenced the pending sex harassment trial – Marchuk v. Faruqi & Faruqi LLP - to highlight the importance of managers setting a good example.
Fox Rothschild LLP
The Court noted that both of New Jersey's wage and hour laws failed to define employee or independent contractor or to set forth the standards to be utilized in such analyses.
Mayer Brown
NLRB Holds that Employees Have Right To Use Employers’ Email Systems for Non-Work Purposes
Duane Morris LLP
The United States Supreme Court addressed the claims of retirees that certain expired collective bargaining agreements created a right to lifetime contribution-free healthcare benefits for retirees, their surviving spouses and their dependents.
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
The Family and Medical Leave Act does not require all employers to grant leave to all employees.
Fisher & Phillips LLP
Bob Christenson’s article "Is it Too Little, Too Late for Multiemployer Pension Reform?" was featured in Inside Counsel on January 15, 2015.
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
In Hargrove v. Sleepy’s LLC, the New Jersey Supreme Court recently held that the legal test for determining employee status under New Jersey unemployment compensation laws should also be used to determine employee status in state wage and hour disputes.
BakerHostetler
We wrote last May about the court’s rejection of a $1.75 million settlement in Cruz v. Sky Chefs, Inc., Case No. C-12-02705 DMR (N.D. Cal. 2014).
Littler Mendelson
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced the expansion of "myE-Verify" to 16 states.
Morgan Lewis
One of the most widely used and highly valued employee fringe benefits is the qualified transportation fringe (QTF) benefit.
Littler Mendelson
In M&G Polymers USA, LLC v. Tackett, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned three decades of precedent by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.
Littler Mendelson
The U.S. Supreme Court’s denial of certiorari in Iskanian v. CLS Transportation Los Angeles, LLC leaves intact (for now) the California Supreme Court’s decision.
Womble Carlyle
The United States Supreme Court issued an interesting decision last month on whether employees who are required to undergo security screening after their work was done should be paid for that time.
McDermott Will & Emery
On December 16, 2014, President Obama signed into law the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, which contains provisions that significantly reform ERISA Section 4062(e).
Fox Rothschild LLP
For some time, there has been a question about whether health benefits "vest" under a collective bargaining agreement.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Recently, in Hargrove v. Sleepy’s, LLC, the New Jersey Court issued a unanimous decision raising the bar for New Jersey employers seeking to classify individuals as independent contractors.
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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.
Fox Rothschild LLP
I just read a fabulous article by Rick Roller at the examiner.com entitled "GOSSIP, the Virus in Your Workplace.
Morgan Lewis
Employers should take action to ensure compliance with new employment laws that take effect January 1, 2015.
Littler Mendelson
On August 28, the IRS released draft instructions for completing health insurance reporting forms required under the Affordable Care Act.
Blank Rome LLP
For businesses with California operations, the coming year will bring several important changes to California employment law.
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
Significant changes to the landmark 2010 Wage Theft Prevention Act (WTPA) are coming in the new year.
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.
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.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Somewhat overlooked in this week’s election were the minimum wage referenda on the ballots in a number of states.
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