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Fisher Phillips LLP
Employers have expressed considerable uncertainty about what kinds of bonuses or incentive payments are "nondiscretionary" for these purposes.
Littler Mendelson
The Persuader Rule imposes upon employers and their advisors the obligation to file public reports with the DOL disclosing any advice that "indirectly persuades" employees regarding union organizing or collective bargaining.
BakerHostetler
Life is filled with risky decisions. Should you take that new job? Should you put in an offer on that house that is just out of your price range? Should you really eat that last piece of cake when you've already had two?
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The Supreme Court dealt a blow to the Department of Labor's rulemaking procedures, criticizing the agency for explicitly changing its long-standing treatment of automobile service advisors as overtime exempt...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Many California workplaces try to make the office a "happy place" where employees want to linger, both to work and to play.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Employers fulfill this requirement by filing LM-10 forms with the DOL within 30 days of making an agreement or arrangement for reportable activities.
Fisher Phillips LLP
In a 4-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court announced today that it could not reach a majority consensus on President Obama's Executive Action on immigration.
Troutman Sanders LLP
Since the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was amended a few years ago to expand on what is considered a "disability," almost any medical condition of any consequence may now be enough...
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam recently signed into law Public Chapter Number 638, adding greater detail to the "No Firearms" notice requirements.
Fisher Phillips LLP
It has been close to 100° in many southern states and even worse in the West. The Union of Concerned Scientists has warned of a "dangerous heat wave and steps to take.
Littler Mendelson
In a decision that sheds light on the potential viability of the Department of Labor's ("DOL") Persuader Rule, a Minnesota district court on June 22, 2016, denied a request to enjoin the rule...
Proskauer Rose LLP
On June 22, 2016, Judge Daniels of the Southern District of New York dismissed SOX and Dodd-Frank whistleblower claims, ruling that Plaintiff's alleged internal complaints did not constitute protected activity, as they did not implicate securities laws, mail fraud, or wire fraud.
Fisher Phillips LLP
A federal court in Minnesota today sent employers a mixed message about the validity of the controversial new "persuader rule" – the impending regulation that would force attorneys and their clients to report...
Littler Mendelson
On June 15, 2016, the New York State Department of Labor published a proposed rule governing the permissible methods for an employer in New York to pay wages to employees.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The EEOC's Select Task Force on the Study of Harassment in the Workplace offers insight into how employers' harassment prevention policies can change for the better...
Fox Rothschild LLP
On June 14, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor issued its much-anticipated final rule revising the Sex Discrimination Guidelines for federal contractors...
Duane Morris LLP
Chicago joins a growing number of states and municipalities that have passed paid sick leave laws, and similar legislation remains pending in the Illinois legislature.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
On June 20, 2016, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's Select Task Force on the Study of Harassment in the Workplace released its final report.
Littler Mendelson
Section 1557 is the first federal civil rights law to explicitly prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex in federally funded health programs.
Fisher Phillips LLP
With limited exceptions, Title VII protects U.S. citizens employed outside the U.S if they are employed by a U.S. employer or a foreign company controlled by a U.S. employer.
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Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
Processing of H-1B extensions with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) continue to be extraordinary slow, at both the Vermont and California Service Centers.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Mintz Levin's Immigration Law Blog is running a series titled "Innocents Abroad" addressing issues in an increasingly globalized economy where employers assign employees all over the globe.
Fox Rothschild LLP
This is not a major news story for most Americans, but if you participate in a defined benefit retirement plan, one where you are due to receive regular payments of a fixed amount monthly when you reach retirement; pay heed: Bad things are happening.
Ropes & Gray LLP
As a result of these changes, millions of workers will lose their current FLSA-exempt status on December 1, 2016.
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
We've had plenty of time to adapt and now the new rules are clear. Colleges and universities will be ready.
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.C.
On May 13, 2016, the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation ("PBGC") issued an interim final rule that significantly increases the maximum daily penalty for failure to provide the notices required by ERISA section 4071...
Littler Mendelson
On April 4, 2016, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo executed sweeping legislation as part of the 2016-17 state budget, implementing a complicated and staggered set of minimum wage increases...
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
Seeking to capitalize on President Obama's final year in office, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (the "EEOC") is proposing a new burden on employers and codifying its positions on discrimination and retaliation.
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
Many employers have policies and procedures that mandate drug and alcohol testing in the wake of a workplace accident, regardless of whether there is any suspicion that the employee involved was impaired.
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