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Say What? NLRB Seeks Guidance On Workplace Protections For Profane Or Offensive Speech
As states continue to pass legislation focused on the workplace, employers should be mindful that federal agencies are also continuing to regulate the workplace even in the absence of new federal legislation, ...
United States
26 Sep 2019
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Regulators Offer Insights Into SEC, CFTC, And OSHA Whistleblower Program's Trends And Priorities
On July 16, 2019, three prominent whistleblower law regulators spoke at PLI's Corporate Whistleblowing in 2019, which was co-chaired by Orrick partners Mike Delikat and Renee Phillips.
United States
6 Aug 2019
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An Update On Pay Gap Shareholder Proposals
For nearly five years, major U.S. corporations have been subject to intense scrutiny over their decisions on whether to release internal pay gap percentages in response to shareholder proposals by Arjuna Capital, LLC ...
United States
31 Jul 2019
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On Eve Of US Independence Day, UK High Court Gives Insight On Employee Independence In Noncompetition Agreement Case
Tillman v Egon Zehnder Ltd., the first employment competition case to reach the UK's highest court in over a century was decided on July 3, 2019, changing the landscape for noncompetition
United States
22 Jul 2019
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A Gig Can Be A Gig: US DOL Opinion Letter Breathes New Life Into The Gig Economy Independent Contractor Model
The WHD noted that the VCM does not invest in facilities, equipment, or helpers on behalf of its service providers.
United States
7 Jun 2019
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Inside-Out: CFTC Enhances Whistleblower Award For Internal Reporting
On May 6th, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission ("CFTC") announced that it made a whistleblower award of approximately $1.5 million to an individual whistleblower. The individual provided information that assisted
United States
6 Jun 2019
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Female Athletes Are Looking To Score Big With New Equal Pay Lawsuit
The world of professional sports has long grappled with criticism of the stark pay differences between male and female athletes – think Billie Jean King's "equal pay for equal play" push.
United States
11 Apr 2019
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IRS Reports Record $312 Million In Whistleblower Bounties
In February, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released its FY 2018 Annual Report and announced a record-breaking year for the agency's whistleblower program.
United States
28 Mar 2019
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Can You Hear The Whistle Blowing Outside: CFTC Makes First Ever Whistleblower Award To Company Outsider
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced earlier this month that it had awarded more than $2 million to an individual who provided "critical information through independent analysis of market data".
United States
21 Mar 2019
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Hitting Home: Law Firms Are Now The Target Of A Spate Of New Pay Equity Cases
Big Law is no stranger to providing advice on pay equity or defending pay equity lawsuits.
United States
4 Oct 2018
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Employer Alert: California Pay Equity Task Force Issues Guidance On Fair Pay Act
The California Pay Equity Task Force recently published guidance and approved resources for employer compliance with the state's equal-pay laws.
United States
28 Sep 2018
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Employers: What FINRA's Cryptocurrency Complaint Signifies For You
Last week, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority ("FINRA") filed its first disciplinary action involving cryptocurrencies, conforming with its stated 2018 goal of monitoring and supervising
United States
27 Sep 2018
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Connecticut Employer's Defenses On Medical Marijuana User's Discrimination Claim Go Up In Smoke
A federal court in Connecticut recently granted summary judgment to a prospective employee on an employment discrimination claim brought under Connecticut's Palliative Use of Marijuana Act (PUMA)
United States
25 Sep 2018
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Employers: What FINRA's Cryptocurrency Complaint Signifies For You
Last week, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority ("FINRA") filed its first disciplinary action involving cryptocurrencies ...
United States
25 Sep 2018
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Connecticut Employer's Defenses On Medical Marijuana User's Discrimination Claim Go Up In Smoke
A federal court in Connecticut recently granted summary judgment to a prospective employee on an employment discrimination claim brought ...
United States
19 Sep 2018
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The SEC Ends The Summer With Another Bountiful Award Of Over $54 Million To Two Whistleblowers
On September 6, the SEC issued awards totaling more than $54 million to two whistleblowers who provided critical information and continued assistance to the agency in an enforcement action.
United States
11 Sep 2018
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Checklist For Strengthening Your Defenses To 401k Plan Class Actions
The last ten years have seen a proliferation of high-profile class actions alleging breach of ERISA fiduciary duties of prudence and loyalty against plan fiduciaries.
United States
10 Aug 2017
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Mike Delikat Discusses The Future Of The SEC's Whistleblower Office
Mike Delikat, founder of Orrick's Whistleblower Task Force, recently spoke with The Wall Street Journal regarding the future of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's Office of the Whistleblower...
United States
22 Nov 2016
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Top Ten Employment Regulations Or Initiatives Employers Want Trump To Dump Or Fix
The rule requires that federal contractors provide 56 hours of paid sick leave to employees working on certain federal contracts. Many contractors already provide some form of paid sick leave...
United States
21 Nov 2016
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SEC Bounty Hunters Take Heart: SEC Fines Company $265,000 For Using Severance Agreements That Provided A Waiver Of Any Monetary Recovery For Filing A Tip
Today, the SEC announced that an Atlanta-based company, BlueLinx Holdings, is settling charges that its severance agreements contained provisions that it in its view might impede employees from communication...
United States
17 Aug 2016
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