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Green and Spiegel LLP
Consumer concerns about the use of forced labor are rapidly growing, putting legal pressure on large corporations such as Costco, to reduce the use of forced labor in their supply chain.
Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its opinion regarding the use of class action waivers in employment arbitration agreements.
Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd.
Although part-time employees are not likely eligible for a company's group health plan because they work fewer than the 25 or 30 hours per week ...
Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd.
The California Court of Appeal's decision in Shine v. Williams-Sonoma reiterates that all claims relating to payments to employees ...
Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd.
California's newly added Labor Code section 432.3, which became effective as of January 1, 2018, prohibits employers from inquiring about an employment applicant's salary ...
Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd.
The Employee Retirement Income Security Act ("ERISA") requires that most employee benefit plans automatically furnish participants ...
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.
On May 21, 2018, in three consolidated cases, the U.S. Supreme Court held that employers can enforce class action waivers in employee agreements.
Littler Mendelson
The Board's decision refers generally to civility rules providing "common-sense" standards of conduct as appropriate to be maintained.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In May 2018, the Illinois General Assembly considered and also passed a series of measures aimed at changing existing employment discrimination law.
Foley & Lardner
Employers found liable for violating the new law may be required to pay an aggrieved applicant compensatory damages, attorney's fees, and punitive damages.
Foley & Lardner
Breaking news – sometimes agency guidance, or even enforcement positions, change!
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
A recent Eastern District of Wisconsin case held that an OSHA 11(c) retaliation claim will survive summary judgment where the employer failed to comply with its own investigation procedures.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
By using an IRS approved prototype, the 403(b) plan sponsor will have assurance that its plan document is consistent with IRS guidance.
Stites & Harbison PLLC
The latest news regarding a possible path for resolution of the standard by which a franchisor may be held to be a "joint employer" of its franchisees' employees, and thus liable for those employees' claims for violations of employment laws, ...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Importantly, the Eleventh Circuit noted that the district court did not retain jurisdiction to enforce the settlement agreement, preventing the court from ordering the relief to occur.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Information is everywhere, especially in the workplace. But traditional means of securing and sharing data—which typically involve accessing password protected information from various sources—is inefficient, cumbersome, and risky.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
OSHA has just released a Memorandum on the Enforcement Launch for the Respirable Crystalline Silica Standard in General Industry and Maritime rules.
Orrick
In 2012, a Colorado bakery refused to create a wedding cake for a same-sex couple, but offered to sell the couple any other type of cake or baked good the store offered. At the time of the baker's refusal, Colorado did not recognize same-sex marriage
Fisher Phillips LLP
Actors and actresses, who work on contingent and short-term assignments in the movie industry, previously encountered some of the same issues that gig workers face today.
Holland & Knight
The improvement of the minimum wages in Mexico is, for some, a fundamental topic in achieving a new North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
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Were you one of the lucky few to "win" one of the 85,000 H-1B visa numbers in this year's random selection process held by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) lottery?
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
On February 6, 2018, Seyfarth Shaw Partner Jerry Maatman and Bloomberg Law Senior Legal Editor Perry Cooper presented a timely event on "Top Trends In Workplace Class Action Litigation Panel Discussion."
Davis & Gilbert
Many cybersecurity breaches have been reported over the last few years. The most notable of these is the recent Equifax breach.
Proskauer Rose LLP
As part of Proskauer's collaboration with the New York City Bar Justice Center, I recently had the honor of assisting an Army veteran in his claim for disability benefits ...
Mayer Brown
Last week, US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) took another step in the overall DHS effort to reduce the rate of overstays with a focus on the student and exchange visitor populations.
Fakhoury Law Group
The MOU will increase the ability of the agencies to share information and identify, investigate, and prosecute employers who may be discriminating against U.S. workers and/or violating immigration laws.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
We all know (or should know) that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and other discrimination laws prohibit intentional discrimination "because of" protected characteristics like race, age, gender...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
California's AB 2069, a bill to require employers to accommodate medical cannabis users, recently failed to advance past committee.
Fisher Phillips LLP
To boost innovation and remain competitive, employers often have no option but to sponsor foreign nationals for H-1B work visas to meet their labor needs, especially when it comes to workers ...
Littler Mendelson
Every year state laws and local ordinances take effect after the first of the year, and 2018 is no exception.
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