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The Bubbler - 12 April 2019
In the employment world, April showers bring regulatory updates impacting employers and employees throughout the country.
United States
30 Apr 2019
Six Considerations For A Successful Work-From-Home Arrangement
A work-from-home arrangement can be a productive means to attract and retain talent.
United States
17 Dec 2018
More On The Protection Of Pregnant Workers
In a March 30, 2018 Bloomberg BNA article, Mintz Levin Employment, Labor and Benefits attorney Gauri Punjabi discusses Massachusetts' new protections for pregnant workers and compares them with the existing federal requirements.
United States
10 Apr 2018
The NLRB's General Counsel Rescinds, Revokes And Questions
On December 1, 2017, two weeks after being sworn in, NLRB General Counsel Peter Robb issued his first GC Memorandum. When the General Counsel's office changes hands from one party...
United States
27 Dec 2017
Some Disaster Relief Workers Are Protected Employees Under USERRA
Hurricanes. Fires. Floods. Shootings. The evening news seems consistently laden with catastrophe.
United States
2 Nov 2017
The Groundhog Says Six More Weeks Of Winter, So Employers Should Remain Mindful Of Their Obligations During Inclement Weather
We thought it served as a good opportunity to remind employers of the importance of establishing inclement weather policies that are compliant with wage and hour laws for both exempt and non-exempt employees.
United States
8 Feb 2017
Employers Must Be Mindful Of Voting Leave Rights On Election Day
With Election Day just a week away(!), it's important that employers familiarize themselves with their employees' rights to take leave to vote.
United States
9 Nov 2016
Addressing Zika's Continued Threat To The Workplace
The growing prevalence of the Zika virus in the United States has already presented a number of hurdles for employers striving to create a safe and healthy workplace environment for their employees.
United States
26 Sep 2016
Massachusetts State Legislature Takes Action On Major Employment Reform As Legislative Session Ends
We have co-authored an alert with our affiliate government relations consulting group, ML Strategies entitled, "Massachusetts State Legislature Takes Action on Major Employment Reform as Legislative Session Ends"
United States
15 Aug 2016
Does An Employer Have To Accommodate A Nondisabled Employee Because Of Another's Disability? Yes, Says One California State Appellate Court
Last month, a California state appellate court issued a decision that, as the dissent characterized, went "where no one has gone before."
United States
19 May 2016
Understanding The Extraterritorial Scope Of Title VII And The ADA For U.S. Employers
Many employers still grapple with the application of certain anti-discrimination laws — such as Title VII and the ADA — to non-U.S. citizen employees working in the United States and U.S. citizen employees working overseas.
United States
14 Apr 2016
Zika Virus: Appropriate Workplace Responses
The Zika virus is a mosquito-borne illness that causes fever, rash, joint pain, and conjunctivitis for one in five infected people, and lasts less than a week.
United States
12 Feb 2016
Uber Class Action Update: Court Finds Arbitration Agreement Unenforceable And Broadens Class Of Drivers
The Uber saga continues in O'Connor v. Uber Technologies, Inc. – a closely watched case that will impact the future of the gig economy.
United States
23 Dec 2015
Ninth Circuit Won't Review Uber Driver Class Certification Decision
The sharing or gig economy has introduced a new management paradigm for companies, more flexible schedules for workers, and a greater level of convenience and accountability to consumers.
United States
24 Nov 2015
NLRB Discusses Joint Employment For The First Time Since Browning-Ferris
The National Labor Relations Board, in one of its first applications of the Browning-Ferris decision, gave hope to non-union contracting entities engaged in franchising and subcontracting relationships.
United States
4 Nov 2015
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