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EEO-1 Report Filing Deadline Extended Yet Again
The EEO-1 Joint Reporting Committee recently extended (for the second time) the filing deadline for the 2017 EEO-1 Report to June 1, 2018. Employers ...
United States
1 May 2018
Wisconsin Employers May Need To Review Non-Solicitation Agreements
On January 19, 2018, the Wisconsin Supreme Court issued a decision in The Manitowoc Company, Inc. v. Lanning, which will have a significant impact on Wisconsin employers that use restrictive covenant agreements.
United States
30 Jan 2018
Proposed Amendment To FLSA Could Affect Overtime Practices
On February 16, 2017, Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) reintroduced a bill in the House of Representatives that would permit employers to offer compensatory time off to employees who work overtime.
United States
27 Apr 2017
Temporary Suspension Of Premium Processing Option For All H 1B Petitions
In the evening of March 3, 2017, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services ("USCIS") announced that its premium processing service will be temporarily suspended for all H‑1B petitions filed...
United States
17 Mar 2017
Plan Now For FY2018 H-1B Cap Filing Season
The H‑1B filing period is fast approaching for employers who intend to sponsor a first‑time H‑1B worker during the next federal fiscal year (i.e., October 1, 2017 to September 30, 2018)...
United States
27 Jan 2017
Trumpification of Immigration: The Trump Administration's Impact On Immigration Law
Although many of President-elect Donald Trump's proposed changes to immigration law may be met with resistance (e.g., budgetary issues, legal challenges and perhaps pressure from both sides of the aisle).
United States
9 Dec 2016
Uscis Issues Revised Form I-9 Effective January 22, 2017
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has issued a revised Form I‑9, Employment Eligibility Verification form that all U.S. employers must use beginning January 22, 2017...
United States
30 Nov 2016
Changes To FLSA Overtime Exemptions Scheduled To Take Effect December 1, 2016 Blocked By Texas Court
The court held that the DOL does not have the authority to utilize a salary-level test or an automatic salary updating mechanism.
United States
28 Nov 2016
Independent Contractor Litigation Highlights The Need To Properly Classify Workers
The US DOL has identified employers' misclassification of employees as independent contractors as one of the "most serious problems facing affected workers, employers and the entire economy."
United States
15 Sep 2016
Employee Class Action Waivers Are Unenforceable According To The 7th Circuit
A recent Seventh Circuit decision, Lewis v. Epic Systems Corporation, has declared that class action waivers within arbitration agreements are unenforceable under the National Labor Relations Act.
United States
27 Jun 2016
Inconsistent Restrictions May Render Your Noncompete Unenforceable
A decision from a Wisconsin state court serves as an important reminder that employers should think twice before subjecting similarly situated employees to different restrictive covenants.
United States
3 Dec 2015
Employment Laws Affecting Your Brewery
As your brewery ramps up production, you many need more hands on deck to handle the increased demand.
United States
28 Oct 2015
Commission-Based Compensation Programs: Important Considerations For Employers
To increase productivity and reward effort, many employers use commission programs as part of a compensation package for their sales team.
United States
9 Dec 2014
Illinois Supreme Court Refuses To Review Decision That Invalidated A Noncompetition And Nonsolicitation Agreement For Lack Of Consideration
In June, the First District of the Illinois Appellate Court handed down a significant decision refusing to enforce, for lack of consideration, an agreement containing post-employment restrictions on competition between an employer and a new employee.
United States
22 Nov 2013
Is It Time To Update Your Noncompete Agreements?
When was the last time your company engaged legal counsel to review its noncompete agreements to determine their enforceability?
United States
11 Nov 2013
I-9 Form Updated—New Version (Rev. 03/08/13) Effective Immediately
An updated version of the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, has been issued by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
United States
26 Mar 2013
April 1 H-1B Initial Filing Date For FY 2014 Quickly Approaching
With the federal government's fiscal year 2014 approaching, employers who wish to sponsor a first time H-1B worker should contact their immigration counsel soon to begin the petition process.
United States
19 Feb 2013
Severance Benefits May Not Be Subject To FICA Taxes: You May Need To File A Protective Refund Claim Soon
In United States v. Quality Stores, 693 F.3d 605 (6th Cir. 2012), the Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit held that certain severance amounts paid to employees upon involuntary termination of employment in connection with a reduction in workforce or plant closing were not subject to Federal Insurance Contributions Act taxes.
United States
24 Jan 2013
Star Direct And Noncompetes: Interpreting Restrictive Covenants
Wisconsin's lower courts continue to work out the implications of the Wisconsin Supreme Court's 2009 decision in Star Direct v. Dal Pra (previously discussed here).
United States
20 Nov 2012
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