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ARB Affirms Dismissal of SOX Whistleblower Claim Against Non-Public Companies
The ARB recently affirmed the dismissal of a whistleblower retaliation claim under Section 806 of SOX, holding an employer is not a "contractor"
United States
21 Aug 2019
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Oregon Enacts Expansive Paid Family And Medical Leave Law
Oregon is the latest state to enact a paid family and medical leave law.
United States
30 Jul 2019
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Nevada Enacts Laws Regarding Paid Personal Leave, Drug Testing, And Minimum Wage
Continuing the trend of states passing increasingly progressive employment regulations, Nevada recently enacted three new laws addressing paid leave, workplace drug testing, and minimum wage
United States
16 Jul 2019
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Illinois Legalizes Recreational Marijuana: Impact On Employers
Illinois will soon become the eleventh state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. On June 25, 2019, Governor Pritzker signed into effect House Bill 1438
United States
5 Jul 2019
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Digging Into The New HRA Regulations Part 1 – Individual Coverage HRAs
As discussed in our June 18th blog entry, the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Treasury recently released final regulations expanding the use of health reimbursement arrangements ("HRAs").
United States
1 Jul 2019
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Update On Bofl SOX Whistleblower Litigation
We previously reported in October 2017 and March 2017 on a whistleblower litigation brought by Charles Erhart, a former Bank of Internet Holding, Inc. (Bofl) internal auditor.
United States
3 Jun 2019
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Expansive Amendments To New York Whistleblower Protection Law Introduced
On April 29, 2019, Assemblyman Michael Benedetto introduced Assembly Bill A7384, which would amend and significantly expand New York's whistleblower statute, N.Y.L.L. §§ 740, 741.
United States
31 May 2019
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New York City Council Passes Bill Limiting Pre-Employment Drug Testing For Marijuana
The New York City Council overwhelmingly passed legislation which would prohibit most City employers from requiring job applicants to submit to drug tests for marijuana use.
United States
30 Apr 2019
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The Regulation Of Employers' Workplace Violence Prevention Programs Under OSHA's General Duty Clause
Last week, Gillian had the distinct pleasure of attending the ABA Occupational Safety and Health Law Meeting in sunny and beautiful San Juan, Puerto Rico.
United States
27 Mar 2019
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Whistleblower Complaints Down In 2018
Although complaints were temporarily down in 2018, we expect the overall upward trend to continue in future years.
United States
18 Mar 2019
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Eighth Circuit Decision On "Cross-Plan Offsetting" Illustrates Importance Of Careful Plan Drafting
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit recently weighed in on a practice for recovering health plan overpayments known as "cross-plan offsetting."
United States
29 Jan 2019
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The Employment Law Landscape In 2019
States across the country have passed new laws addressing sexual harassment, paid family leave, and other labor and employment law issues.
United States
22 Jan 2019
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District Court Dismisses Wilderness Therapy Lawsuit
A federal district court in Florida granted Aetna's motion to dismiss claims that it violated ERISA and the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Act of 2008 (MHPAA) ...
United States
4 Jan 2019
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District Court Declares Entire Affordable Care Act Unconstitutional – What It Means For Employers And Plan Sponsors
In a surprising turn of events, on Friday, December 14th, a district court judge in the Northern District of Texas declared that the Affordable Care Act's ("ACA") individual mandate...
United States
20 Dec 2018
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The Electric Scooter Craze: What Can Employers Do To Protect Themselves From Potential Liability?
If you haven't ridden one yet, it's likely you've had one fly by you on the sidewalk. Electric scooters – or e-scooters ...
United States
6 Dec 2018
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Massachusetts Health Insurance Responsibility Disclosure Form Must Be Filed By November 30 And Annually Thereafter
To the extent that employers need assistance completing the forms, employers should consider contacting benefits consultants or legal counsel.
United States
29 Nov 2018
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NYC Council Passes Bills Expanding Lactation Room Requirements For Employers
The New York City Council recently passed two bills that would amend the NYC Human Rights Law to expand the requirements of employers with four or more employees to provide lactation space...
United States
30 Oct 2018
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California Employment Law Notes - September 2018
Eileen Connor worked as a school bus driver for Laidlaw Education Services, a company that was later acquired by First Student.
United States
14 Sep 2018
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BREAKING: Blacklisting Rule Is Officially And Completely Dead
With President Trump's signature and implementation of his own Executive Order, the Rule has met its complete demise.
United States
29 Mar 2017
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Federal Court Denies Motion For Preliminary Injunction Of Anti-Retaliation Provisions Of OSHA Reporting Rule
Yesterday, a federal judge denied a preliminary injunction filed by several businesses and business groups regarding the anti-retaliation portion of OSHA's final rule regarding injury and illness reporting.
United States
5 Dec 2016
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