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Seyfarth Shaw LLP
While it has been a challenge for employers to keep up with the explosion of medical and recreational marijuana laws spreading across the nation,
Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd.
An employer may not wait to designate leave as FMLA-qualifying, i.e. an employer may not voluntarily permit its employees to exhaust some or all available paid sick (or other leave)
Fisher Phillips LLP
The New York City Council just passed legislation which will prohibit employers from requiring a prospective employee to submit to drug testing for the presence of tetrahydrocannabinols (THC),
Ford & Harrison LLP
Here in O'Town, we are thrilled that the Magic made it to the NBA playoffs. In basketball, of course, it's easy to determine who's the best of the best—just look at the scoreboard.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Even at a gathering of employment lawyers, HR professionals, and compensation veterans, one of the easiest ways to clear the room is to begin a discussion on the regular rate of pay.
Reed Smith
In a recent decision issued on March 21, 2019, an administrative law judge (ALJ) held that confidentiality clauses in arbitration agreements violate the National Labor Relations Act (the Act).
Fisher Phillips LLP
Marijuana legalization is on the rise and quickly expanding to all corners of the United States. Nearly 2/3 of the states have legalized marijuana for either recreational or medicinal use.
McDermott Will & Emery
On March 28, a District of Columbia federal court agreed with a New York-led challenge by a group of 11 states and the District of Columbia and found that the Department of Labor's
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The income threshold is likely to be the most widely reported facet of the act.
Littler Mendelson
The child is ill, an important delivery is expected "between 8:00 a.m. and 7 p.m." or the car has to go to the garage.
Duane Morris LLP
On March 29, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published a notice of proposed rulemaking to update existing regulations regarding what employers must include in a nonexempt employee's "regular rate" of pay.
Foley & Lardner
As we recently reported, federal Judge Tanya Chutkan of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia recently ordered the EEOC to move forward with stalled Obama-era requirements.
Foley & Lardner
Double-Barreled Rulemaking. Last month, we commented on the Department of Labor's (DOL) March 7, 2019, proposed rulemaking to increase the salary test threshold for overtime exemptions.
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
The Department of Labor administers and enforces over 180 federal employment laws, including the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA),
Fisher Phillips LLP
Fair workweek laws are one of the many hot button issues in employment law, and such laws are growing in popularity.
Foley & Lardner
The ever-evolving legal landscape surrounding marijuana legalization has in recent years continued to cloud the waters with respect to workplace drug testing programs.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
As it currently stands, the federal circuits are split on these issues.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The new regulations have specific lighting requirements so that workers can more easily see the work areas and tasks.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On April 16, 2019, the UAW turned its focus to filing a representation petition seeking an election to represent all 1,709 hourly production and maintenance employees.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
However, the TCJA repealed the deductibility of entertainment expenses.
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On August 8, 2018, the I.R.S. issued much-awaited proposed regulations under new Code §199A, which was added by the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The provision was initially discussed in detail in our February 2018 edition.
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Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Synopsis: The Department of Labor issues an opinion letter clarifying that employers must promptly designate FMLA leave, regardless of the availability of paid leave.
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