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New Unlawful Workplace Practices In California
SB 1300 made several changes and additions to the employment regulations under FEHA. First, with the exception of negotiated settlement agreements for the purpose of resolving a formal FEHA
United States
5 Jun 2019
Employers May Not Delay Designating FMLA Leave Or Expand FMLA's 12-Week Statutory Entitlement, DOL Says
An employer may not wait to designate leave as FMLA-qualifying, i.e. an employer may not voluntarily permit its employees to exhaust some or all available paid sick (or other leave)
United States
26 Apr 2019
Illinois Supreme Court Issues Ruling In Landmark Biometric Information Privacy Case
The Illinois Supreme Court's recent ruling that actual harm is not required to establish a cause of action for a violation of Illinois's Biometric Information Privacy Act affirmed BIPA's "preventative and deterrent" purposes.
United States
1 Apr 2019
Make Sure Your Arbitration Agreement Is Enforceable
Ever since (and even before) the U. S. Supreme Court's decision in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis, 138 S. Ct. 1612 (2018), companies are asking its employees to sign mandatory arbitration agreements.
United States
29 Mar 2019
Workplace Privacy In California
California recently passed one of the strictest data privacy laws in the country, the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, which will go into effect on January 1, 2020.
United States
12 Sep 2018
Salary History Inquiry Is A Thing Of The Past In California
California's newly added Labor Code section 432.3, which became effective as of January 1, 2018, prohibits employers from inquiring about an employment applicant's salary ...
United States
22 Jun 2018
Employment, Labor & Benefits Update - December 2017
While reviewing and electing your group medical and dental plan options for next year, please be sure to review and update (if needed) your group life insurance and 401(k) plan beneficiary designations.
United States
13 Dec 2017
Employment, Labor & Benefits Update - October 2017
On behalf of the Employment, Labor & Benefits Practice Group, I want to thank all clients and friends who attended our annual seminar.
United States
19 Oct 2017
Employment, Labor & Benefits Update - July 2017
The program will include panel discussions on the Trump Administration's impact on various employment and employee benefit laws, the significant increase in employee fraud and embezzlement...
United States
24 Jul 2017
Employment, Labor & Benefits Update - June 2017
Advertised in Crain's Chicago Business, Alan M. Kaplan and Frank J. Del Barto presented a program on Onboarding & Terminating Employees on May 3...
United States
15 Jun 2017
Employment, Labor & Benefits Update - March 2017
On April 26, 2017, Masa Katsumi, an attorney in our Employment, Labor and Benefits group will present a webinar for Japanese expatriates who work and live in the United States.
United States
23 Mar 2017
Business Immigration Weekly For January 26, 2017
The USCIS published a new version of the Form I-9 on November 14, 2016. Employers must begin using the new version, dated November 14, 2016, by January 22, 2017.
United States
8 Feb 2017
BREAKING NEWS – Court Grants Nationwide Injunction Enjoining Implementation And Enforcement Of Final Salary Level Rule
In a potentially disruptive decision, Judge Amos L. Mazzant issued a permanent injunction that prevents the Department of Labor from implementing or enforcing its Final Salary-Level Rule.
United States
24 Nov 2016
Employment, Labor & Benefits Update - September 2016
On Wednesday, September 28, 2016, the Employment, Labor and Benefits Group will hold its annual seminar. Speakers will provide information and updates on the following topics:
United States
15 Sep 2016
Are You Prepared For Quickie Union Elections?
These actions are important in keeping a company union-free.
United States
4 Jul 2016
California Supreme Court Delivers Good News For Employers With Respect To Arbitration Agreements
Plaintiff Maribel Baltazar was an employee at Forever 21, a clothing retail merchandiser, from 2007 to 2011.
United States
4 Jul 2016
Employment, Labor & Benefits Update - June 2016
On May 18, 2016, after receiving over 250,000 comments, the DOL released its Final Rule which updates and increases the minimum salary...
United States
3 Jul 2016
Employment, Labor & Benefits Update - May 2016
With President Barack Obama expected to sign the Defend Trade Secrets Act ("DTSA") in the near future, the DTSA is about to become law.
United States
1 Jul 2016
Health Care Reform: Reducing Employee Hours To Avoid The ACA Is No Game
On February 9, 2016, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District denied Dave & Busters, Inc.'s motion to dismiss a class action lawsuit brought by a former employee of the D&B store located in Times Square, New York.
United States
19 Apr 2016
Have You Implemented The Ever Ready Anti-Union Campaign?™
The National Labor Relations Board has issued final regulations helping unions to organize employees faster and easier.
United States
20 Feb 2015
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