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New York City's New Lactation Laws Impose Additional Requirements On Employers
New lactation laws in New York City, effective March 18, 2019, describe minimum requirements for lactation rooms, mandate that employers develop a written lactation room policy and provide notice of this policy to all employees.
United States
11 Dec 2018
DOL Announces Relief For Parties Impacted By California Wildfires
Several US Department of Labor agencies have issued guidance to assist those individuals, unions, and employers affected by the most recent California wildfires.
United States
3 Dec 2018
NLRB Rulemaking Seeks To Clarify Joint-Employer Standard
As the Buddhist monk Bodhidharma is credited as saying, "Many roads lead to the path, but basically there are only two: reason and practice."
United States
25 Sep 2018
New York City Fair Workweek Law Amended
On July 18, a new law (Int. 1399-A) went into effect in New York City, amending the NYC Fair Workweek Law to require that employers allow employees to make temporary changes to their work schedules...
United States
24 Jul 2018
Oregon Requires Predictive Scheduling For Certain Service/Retail Workers Beginning July 1
Similar to San Francisco, Seattle, New York City, and Emeryville, California, the State of Oregon has enacted a predictive scheduling law
United States
6 Jul 2018
New Massachusetts Equal Pay Law Takes Effect July 1
From reviewing handbooks and policies to training employees on hiring and interviewing, there are several steps that employers in the state should take to ensure compliance with the Massachusetts Equal Pay Act.
United States
6 Jul 2018
Pennsylvania DLI Issues Proposed Revisions To PMWA Overtime Exemption Regulations
On June 12, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry submitted proposed rulemaking announcing proposed revisions to the Pennsylvania Minimum Wage Act overtime exemptions.
United States
25 Jun 2018
Supreme Court Upholds Class Waivers In Employment Arbitration Agreements
In Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis, the US Supreme Court ruled in a 5-4 decision on May 21 that arbitration agreements with class and collective action waivers required as a condition of employment ...
United States
24 May 2018
Trump National Labor Relations Board Reverses Major Obama-Era Decisions
With the issuance of four recent decisions overruling key Obama-era National Labor Relations Board precedent and announcing a review of the NLRB's 2015 election regulations...
United States
22 Dec 2017
DOL Withdraws Independent Contractor And Joint Employer Guidance
The DOL's withdrawal of two Administrator's Interpretations likely is a harbinger of further changes to administrative agency enforcement posture under the new administration.
United States
20 Jun 2017
California Supreme Court Clarifies Labor Code's ‘Day Of Rest' Provisions
The California Supreme Court recently brought needed clarity to the California Labor Code's "day of rest" provisions (Sections 550-558.)
United States
18 May 2017
California Supreme Court: No On-Duty, On-Call Rest Breaks
The California Supreme Court holds that California wage and hour laws prohibit on-duty and on-call rest breaks.
United States
6 Jan 2017
Motor Carriers Unable To Preempt Massachusetts Independent Contractor Law
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) has ruled that the most onerous provision of the state's three-pronged independent contractor statute...
United States
3 Jan 2017
Philadelphia City Council Passes Bill Barring Inquiries Into Prior Pay
Mayor Jim Kenney is expected to sign the bill into law, which would make it an unlawful employment practice for covered employers to ask job applicants about prior pay.
United States
20 Dec 2016
New California Employment Laws 2016
California's 2016 legislative session ended, once again, with a flurry of activity in the legislature and by Governor Jerry Brown, resulting in numerous new laws requiring employer action.
United States
19 Dec 2016
San Jose Ordinance: Offer Hours To Existing Employees Before Hiring New Workers
On November 8, over 63% of San Jose voters approved a first-of-its-kind ordinance that requires San Jose employers to offer additional hours of work to qualified existing employees before hiring new employees..
United States
2 Dec 2016
Texas Court Enjoins Most Of DOL's New Overtime Regulations
On November 22, a judge from the US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas issued an order enjoining, on a national basis, all but a few parts of the DOL's new overtime regulations...
United States
28 Nov 2016
DOL Persuader Regulations Suffer Fatal Blows
Issuance of a nationwide, permanent injunction and the election of Donald Trump put an end to DOL's controversial persuader regulations.
United States
25 Nov 2016
California Computer Professional Salary Requirement To Increase To $88,318.55
Employers of California computer professionals must ensure compensation rates meet new salary thresholds that go into effect January 1, 2017.
United States
14 Oct 2016
Ninth Circuit: Arbitration Agreements Cannot Require Employees To Individually Arbitrate Claims In Separate Proceedings
The Ninth Circuit is the latest court to consider the NLRB's position that class and collective action waivers violate the NLRA; here, the court ruled that an arbitration agreement that completely prevents employees from bringing legal claims together interferes with employees' substantive rights to engage in concerted activity.
United States
6 Sep 2016
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