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Littler Mendelson
On June 7, 2017, a plaintiff brought a putative class and collective action against Chipotle for alleged violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act and New Jersey's Wage and Hour Law.
Littler Mendelson
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently issued a policy memorandum directing USCIS personnel to adopt the Administrative Appeals Office's (AAO) reasoning in Matter of I-Corp.
Troutman Sanders LLP
Employers large and small regularly turn over employees. Employees quit to take care of their families, resign to take other jobs, or are fired.
Ford & Harrison LLP
Not only has the recently released Wonder Woman movie garnered mainly favorable reviews, but it has been highly successful at the box office, having made more than $200 million domestically in...
Fisher Phillips LLP
Although it may be some time before we commute to work in flying cars or teleport to our company's lunar outpost, a concept once thought to be outside the realm of possibility...
Fisher Phillips LLP
In recent years, there has been an alarming rise in student-on-student sexual violence on college campuses across the nation.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
In November 2014, San Francisco passed the first predictive scheduling legislation in the country. Since that time, other states and municipalities have followed San Francisco's lead, and have either proposed or enacted some variation of a predictive scheduling law.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
The U.S. Department of Labor ("DOL") announced today that it was rolling back an Obama-era policy that attempted to increase regulatory oversight of joint employer and contractor businesses.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Friday, June 2, marked the last day for bills in the California Legislature to pass out of their house of origin—the Senate or Assembly—and continue the legislative process for a shot at becoming a new California Peculiarity.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell recently gave a candid assessment of the chances of getting an Affordable Care Act (ACA) replacement bill through the Senate, saying "I don't know how we get to 50 (votes) at the moment."
Littler Mendelson
In a three-sentence press release, Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta announced the withdrawal of two Wage and Hour Administrator's Interpretations (AIs) on joint employment and independent contractors.
Fisher Phillips LLP
USDOL's announcement contained no rationale for why it took these actions. Neither did it indicate whether either or both of these interpretations will be re-issued or replaced in a different form in the future.
Fisher Phillips LLP
Gig economy companies in Texas were on the receiving end of two pieces of good news in the last several weeks.
Fisher Phillips LLP
While not an employment law decision, this ruling is welcome news for those employers facing class action lawsuits (Microsoft Corp. v. Baker).
Orrick
On June 1, 2017, Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed into law the Oregon Equal Pay Act of 2017 (House Bill 2005).
Fisher Phillips LLP
It's time to improve your workplace safety program. Fed-OSHA announced the sweeping new requirement that, beginning in 2017, many employers must electronically provide to the Agency the details concerning...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Scheduling employees in retail and fast food establishments will now be a costly and confusing obstacle for employers. On May 30, 2017, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed into law...
Ford & Harrison LLP
The recent announcement by Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta to rescind Administrator's Interpretation Nos. 2015-1 and 2016-1 should allow employers more latitude to hire independent contractors...
Littler Mendelson
When it comes to legislation, for California employers it's the final countdown. June 2 was the last day for bills to pass out of their house of origin.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Pending before the United States Supreme Court is a petition for writ of certiorari asking the Court to determine whether an employer may use payments for bona fide meal periods as an offset/credit against compensable work time.
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The first phase of the Department of Labor's ("DOL") new fiduciary rule ("Fiduciary Rule") is scheduled to be implemented on June 9, 2017.
Ford & Harrison LLP
Shock Jock Howard Stern took an unexpected day off from his radio show last week which prompted a firestorm of speculation on social media as to the underlying reason for his absence.
Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams
Whistleblower policies encourage staff, volunteers and others to discreetly provide credible information on illegal practices or violations of organizational policies.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
On May 17, 2017, a panel of judges on the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania struck a second blow to Pittsburgh's Paid Sick Days Act, leaving the Act's future in serious jeopardy.
Littler Mendelson
On June 1, 2017, Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed into law H.B. 2005, also known as the Oregon Equal Pay Act of 2017.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On May 25, 2018, a short 12 months from now, employers must be in full compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) for EU human resources data.
Proskauer Rose LLP
The California Labor Commissioner's Office recently issued new guidance regarding the application and administration of the state's paid sick leave law.
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