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What Labor Secretary Acosta's Departure Means For Employers
It encompasses over 30 agencies, boards, offices, and programs that each have a specialized role when it comes to labor and employment law.
United States
16 Jul 2019
Like Uber, But For Kids
What would it be like if and Uber had a baby? A handful of Uber-like rideshare services that have sprung up across the country are illustrating exactly what would happen.
United States
20 Nov 2018
How Will The New California Governor Impact The Gig Economy?
One of our firm's most prolific writers and most astute analysts of all things related to workplace law in California, Ben Ebbink (Sacramento) wrote a recent post-election entry for the firm's...
United States
16 Nov 2018
New York City Employers Will Soon Need To Allow Employees Limited Schedule Flexibility
The New York City Council passed a bill allowing employees to make temporary schedule changes to attend to a "personal event." The bill is an amendment to the recently enacted Fair Workweek Law.
United States
31 Jan 2018
Top 100 Workplace Law Stories Of 2017
Well, at least the first 19 days of 2017 were relatively calm. But starting with the inauguration of President Trump and continuing through the last days of the year...
United States
4 Dec 2017
August 2017: The Top 11 Labor And Employment Law Stories
It's hard to keep up with all the recent changes to labor and employment law. While the law always seems to evolve at a rapid pace, there have been an unprecedented number of changes each month in 2017.
United States
14 Sep 2017
Comprehensive Faqs For Employers On Hurricanes And Other Workplace Disasters
This list of frequently asked questions was originally prepared by the law firm of Fisher Phillips in 2005, in response to Hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Wilma.
United States
13 Sep 2017
Legislation A Model For Criminal History Information In Hiring
The recently completed Colorado legislative session resulted in the modification of only two employment laws.
United States
19 Jul 2017
June 2017: The Top 15 Labor And Employment Law Stories
It's hard to keep up with all the recent changes to labor and employment law. While it always seems to evolve at a rapid pace, the last few months have seen an unprecedented number of changes.
United States
17 Jul 2017
What Separates Clinton, Trump On Four Key Questions For Business
In the article, "What Separates Clinton, Trump on Four Key Questions for Business," featured in Columbus Business First...
United States
14 Nov 2016
Limiting Off-Duty Access To The Hotel
In fact, the legality of hotel policies restricting off-duty employee access is a complicated area of federal labor law.
United States
5 Mar 2015
ASK Fisher & Phillips: Dealership Update
Our Dealership Practice Group represents thousands of dealerships all across the country, from large consolidators to regional groups to single dealerships.
United States
12 May 2014
Supreme Court Expands SOX Whistleblower Protection
Yesterday, in a 6-3 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a landmark decision greatly expanding the whistleblower protections of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.
United States
13 Mar 2014
USCIS Finally Releases New Form I-9
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced today the release of the new I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification Form.
United States
18 Mar 2013
Reporting New Employees And Independent Contractors
There has long been a requirement for California employers, and out-of-state employers with employees in California, to report the hiring of new employees working in California to the California Employment Development Department’s (EDD) New Employee registry.
United States
2 Jan 2013
Pennsylvania Becomes The Latest State To Require E-Verify
The Public Works Employment Verification Act, signed into law on July 5, 2012, requires all contractors and subcontractors on public-works projects with the State of Pennsylvania (regardless of tier but excluding material suppliers) to use E-Verify for all newly hired employees
United States
20 Jul 2012
Pharma Happy With Supreme Court Rx: "No Overtime Pay For Pharma Sales Reps"
In an important wage-hour decision with potential relevance beyond the pharmaceutical industry, the Supreme Court held on June 18, 2012, that pharmaceutical sales reps at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) were exempt from overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act's exemption for "outside salesmen," resolving a split among the courts.
United States
25 Jun 2012
New Texas Non-Compete Decision Marks Further Shift Towards Enforceable Non-Compete Agreements
In its latest foray into non-compete jurisprudence, the Texas Supreme Court this week made it easier for employers seeking to restrict key employees from competing post-employment.
United States
5 Jul 2011
Georgia's New Non-Compete Statute - What A Long Strange Trip It's Been
On May 11, 2011, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal signed House Bill 30, Georgia's new restrictive covenants statute.
United States
16 May 2011
Supreme Court: "Public Employers May Ask Comprehensive Background Questions Of Employees"
In a rare unanimous decision, the Supreme Court held on January 19, 2011 that NASA's background inquiries of its contract employees regarding drug treatment or counseling and other negative "general behavior or conduct" of its contract employees were tailored to the government's interests in managing its workforce and therefore did not violate the employees' right to informational privacy.
United States
25 Jan 2011
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