Mondaq USA: Employment and HR
Duane Morris LLP
A recent California Supreme Court decision significantly impacts pay practices for commissioned sales employees.
Fox Rothschild LLP
In the quest to expand liability for real and imagined violations of employment laws, the latest target for plaintiffs’ lawyers and unions is the "joint employer."
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued new Enforcement Guidance this month regarding pregnancy discrimination.
Skoler, Abbott & Presser, P.C.
Noncompete agreements are little more than memory in several states, including California and Colorado.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Recently, union leaders at the Long Island Railroad and representatives of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority finally reached a deal to avoid a strike.
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.C.
The Supreme Court held that the RFRA prevents the federal government from requiring Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. to provide coverage for certain types of contraceptives.
Washington Hospital's insurer probably did not consider whether hospital employees included workers supplied by a staffing agency.
The first comprehensive anti-discrimination law, regulated in the General Equal Treatment Act, was introduced in Germany in 2006.
Reed Smith
Illinois has joined the quickly growing number of states and cities that have passed "ban the box" legislation.
Littler Mendelson
NLRB General Counsel intends to name franchisor as a respondent in cases involving alleged unfair labor practices committed by franchisees.
Littler Mendelson
Employers struggling to regulate employees’ work-related social media postings recently suffered a string of defeats in National Labor Relations Board cases.
Troutman Sanders
This is the twenty-seventh in the series of alerts intended to keep employers up to date on the evolving requirements of Health Care Reform under the ACA.
Fisher & Phillips LLP
Many of us log 40, 50, 60 or even more hours at work each week, so it’s only natural to want to relax and take our minds off work when we’ve left for the day.
The McLane Law Firm
On June 30, 2014 the United States Supreme Court ruled in favor of Hobby Lobby in a controversial 5-4 decision.
Morgan Lewis
The decision details important implications for employers that use deferred compensation arrangements.
Barnes & Thornburg
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn approved an act which prohibits private employers with fifteen or more employees from inquiring about an applicant’s criminal history.
Fox Rothschild LLP
What is it about health and medical care facilities that brings down the heavy hand of the EEOC so often, alleging ADA and pregnancy discrimination?
Fisher & Phillips LLP
On July 19, 2014, Illinois joined a growing number of states prohibiting employers from asking about applicants’ criminal histories early in the hiring process.
Criminal background questions on employment applications will no longer be permitted in Illinois, effective January 1, 2015.
Ford & Harrison LLP
Two federal appeals courts issued conflicting decisions on the availability of subsidies for health insurance purchased by individuals on federal Exchanges.
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Blank Rome LLP
For businesses with California operations, the coming year will bring several important changes to California employment law.
Fisher & Phillips LLP
On January 1, 2014, the Arizona minimum wage will increase from $7.80 to $7.90.
Proskauer Rose LLP
On October 2, 2013, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed Int. No. 974-2012A to amend the New York City Human Rights Law by expanding protections against discrimination for pregnant employees.
Proskauer Rose LLP
On January 21, 2014, Governor Chris Christie signed S2995 to amend New Jersey's Law Against Discrimination (LAD) by expanding protections against discrimination for employees affected by pregnancy
Proskauer Rose LLP
The New Jersey Appellate Division recently reversed a ruling by the Superior Court, Law Division granting summary judgment to the defendant employers and dismissing plaintiff’s claim under New Jersey’s Conscientious Employee Protection Act on the grounds that the plaintiff had "failed to show that he performed a whistle-blowing activity" where plaintiff’s job responsibilities in
Proskauer Rose LLP
Late last month, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law new legislation that, among other things, will raise New York's minimum wage to $9 per hour over the next three years.
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.
Fisher & Phillips LLP
Last week, the Phoenix office of Fisher & Phillips hosted an all-day human resources workshop dealing with a variety of labor and employment law topics.
Fenwick & West LLP
Effective July 1, 2014, California’s minimum wage will increase from $8 to $9.
Pepper Hamilton LLP
141 drivers classified as independent contractors by FedEx Ground will receive $5.8 million in settlement of their misclassification lawsuit.
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