Mondaq USA: Employment and HR
Poyner & Spruill LLP
In this case, Samantha Elauf, who is Muslim, applied for a position with Abercrombie & Fitch (Abercrombie).
Fisher & Phillips LLP
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently rolled out a pilot program to electronically notify employers of new Charges filed against them.
Fox Rothschild LLP
I have followed this saga for some time and believed that the Court would not side with the USDOL on this matter.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Should AB 465 become California law, employers should be prepared to make sure that agreements to submit claims to arbitration are voluntary on their face and as a practical matter.
Orrick
John France worked as a border control agent for the Tucson Sector of Border Patrol, an agency within the US Department of Homeland Security.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In a case that could change how wage and hour class and collective actions are litigated, Tyson Foods, Inc. recently filed its opening Supreme Court brief.
Womble Carlyle
On July 6, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor ("DOL") issued proposed new regulations that will significantly change the law governing certain "white collar" workers who are exempt from minimum wage and overtime pay.
Fox Rothschild LLP
One of this blog's most popular posts has been 24 Questions to Ask Before Terminating an Employee. Here's another one: Why now?
Holland & Knight
The National Labor Relations Board issued a unanimous decision on Aug. 17, 2015, dismissing a petition filed by Northwestern University scholarship football players seeking to unionize under the National Labor Relations Act.
Proskauer Rose LLP
As the summer draws to a close, this month's Newsletter previews three cases that the U.S. Supreme Court already has agreed to hear that ought to be of particular interest to ERISA plan sponsors and fiduciaries.
Ford & Harrison LLP
The Act requires employers who elect the "no accrual or carry-over" option to provide 24 hours or three days of paid sick leave for employees, and requires the "full amount of leave" to be provided up front.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The newly upheld revisions will significantly reduce the number of individuals covered by the exemption, bringing many new employees within the FLSA's minimum wage and overtime protections.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
After almost fourteen months of legal challenges, the U.S. Department of Labor has emerged victorious in its attempt to modify the FLSA's companionship exemption.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
The ERISA statute authorizes a court to award a penalty of up to $110 per day based on the failure of an Administrator to respond to a participant's or a beneficiary's request for plan documents.
Fenwick & West LLP
Following unanimous passage by the California State Senate (38-0), the California Fair Pay Act—considered to be the toughest equal pay law in the country—will be voted on shortly by the California State Assembly.
Fenwick & West LLP
In a U.S. Department of Labor administrator interpretation dated July 15, 2015, the DOL emphasized that worker misclassification is a growing problem among employers and will receive greater scrutiny from the DOL.
Fenwick & West LLP
The arbitration agreement in Capili contained several substantially unconscionable provisions—including a forum selection clause that designated Indiana as the forum for disputes for California employees...
Fenwick & West LLP
Seacon owned trucks and leased them to the truck drivers, affixed its logo to the trucks and did not allow the trucks to be taken home or used for personal purposes.
Fenwick & West LLP
In Mayo v. PCC Structurals, Inc., the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals confirmed that the ADA does not require that employers accommodate disabled employees who threaten violence.
Fenwick & West LLP
John France, age 54, was employed as a border patrol agent for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and unsuccessfully sought a promotion to a GS-15 level position.
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Holland & Knight
Beginning July 1, 2015, Chicago's minimum wage will increase to $10.00 per hour.
Morgan Lewis
The proposal seeks to significantly increase the salary level needed to qualify as exempt under the FLSA's white collar standard and highly compensated exemptions.
Morgan Lewis
Employers should take action to ensure compliance with new employment laws that take effect January 1, 2015.
Fisher & Phillips LLP
On June 22, 2015, Oregon became the fourth state to enact a statewide mandatory paid sick leave law, following California, Connecticut, and Massachusetts.
Troutman Sanders LLP
This settlement serves as another reminder of the risks that employers face in conducting background checks on prospective employees.
McDermott Will & Emery
Every year the Internal Revenue Service and Department of Labor conduct thousands of audits of employee benefit retirement plans.
Proskauer Rose LLP
As a result of this decision, many businesses are already out of compliance and must take steps to comply with this very significant new burden.
Fox Rothschild LLP
While there are no reports in the United States of forced RFID chip programs, there are laws in the United States that prohibit the mandatory implantation of such devices.
The McLane Law Firm
The proposed revision would increase the salary threshhold to $921 per week or $47,892.00 per year.
Ford & Harrison LLP
The proposed rule more than doubles the annual salary required for an employee to be considered exempt from overtime or minimum wage under the FLSA's white collar exemptions.
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