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Fisher & Phillips LLP
The U.S. Supreme Court preserved key provisions of President Obama's Affordable Care Act (ACA), maintaining insurance subsidies despite a stiff challenge from opponents.
Fox Rothschild LLP
On Monday, June 22, 2015, the Third Circuit issued a clear message to employers: when it comes to the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA), strict adherence to the regulations is necessary and gives employees the benefit of doubt.
Fox Rothschild LLP
On June 30, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), at the behest of President Barack Obama, published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking seeking primarily to revise the baseline salary requirements under the federal minimum wage and overtime exemptions.
Orrick
After months of talk and speculation about new overtime regulations, on June 30, 2015, the United States Department of Labor ("DOL") issued its proposed rule and request for comments on its "white collar exemption" regulations.
Fox Rothschild LLP
New model forms for employers to use when managing employees on leaves under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) have been issued by the United States Department of Labor (DOL).
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
Hansler worked as a technical partner at Lehigh Valley. In March 2013 she began experiencing shortness of breath, nausea, and vomiting.
Fox Rothschild LLP
The Department of Labor has proposed a rule to raise the minimum salary workers must earn to qualify for "white collar" exemptions from $23,660 per year to $50,440 per year.
Fox Rothschild LLP
On June 23, 2015, in a 6-1 decision, the New Jersey Supreme Court affirmed the denial of Ivonne Saavedra's motion to dismiss a criminal indictment against her for absconding with her employer's confidential documents.
Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP
The Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council and the U.S. Department of Labor issued simultaneous proposals to implement President Obama's Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order.
Fisher & Phillips LLP
The DOL currently intends to increase the minimum salary threshold by approximately 200%, to $921 per week, which annualizes to $47,892. This is on the high side of what we had anticipated.
Hirschfeld Kraemer LLP
Earlier today, Uber Technologies, Inc. announced the decision of the California Department of Labor, Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE) finding that a driver was an employee, not an independent contractor.
Hirschfeld Kraemer LLP
In California, internships have always been viewed as a trade-off between prestigious employers and young students looking to get a foot in the proverbial door.
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
The Department of Labor issued its long-awaited proposed FLSA salary regulations today and, as many feared, they will have a massive impact on American businesses, more than doubling the salary companies must pay their employees to qualify for exempt status from overtime.
Orrick
Emeryville will join San Francisco, Oakland and other cities across the nation that have enacted paid sick leave ordinances.
McGuireWoods LLP
The Fair Labor Standards Act requires most employees to receive the federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour, and overtime pay for all hours worked over 40 in a workweek.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Plaintiff, a software engineer, sued for disability discrimination under the ADA and NYSHRL, alleging that his employer did not reasonably accommodate his hearing disability...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
The California Family Rights Act ("CFRA") is a regulation that provides employees with up to 12 workweeks of leave within a 12-month period for a qualifying event...
Dickstein Shapiro LLP
The Supreme Court's decision last week in Obergefell v. Hodges, which legalized gay marriage, is a follow-on to its decision in 2013 in United States v. Windsor.
McGuireWoods LLP
For years courts have struggled with defining what qualifies as a "top hat plan."
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
On Friday, the Supreme Court of the United States issued its long-awaited opinion in the Obergefell case, striking down bans on same-sex marriage as unconstitutional and legalizing same-sex marriage in every state.
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