New York is an "at-will" employment state. This means that, absent an employment agreement for a fixed duration, an employment relationship can be terminated by the employer...
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
California stands out for its employee-friendly labor laws aimed at safeguarding employee rights. One critical aspect of these laws is prohibiting off-the-clock work...
On September 21, 2023, a federal judge in Texas granted summary judgment in, and thus dismissed, a lawsuit filed by the Attorneys General of 25 states and other interested parties...
The EEOC has announced that the 2022 EEO-1 reporting period will open on October 31, 2023. Employers with 100 or more U.S. employees and federal contractors...
Pryor Cashman LLP
Three Pryor Cashman partners have again been honored by Lawdragon, which included Colleen L. Caden, Ronald H. Shechtman, and Joshua Zuckerberg on its 2024 "Lawdragon 500 Corporate Employment Lawyers" list.
Holland & Knight
Following the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Hughes v. Northwestern University, the U.S. Courts of Appeals have continued to articulate the pleading standards...
The U.S. employer should first evaluate and consider engaging an employer of record who is active in such services in the country where the U.S. citizen will perform the work.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Most employers understand that they are required to report serious injuries and illnesses to OSHA shortly after they occur.
Foley & Lardner
The 2023 California Legislative session, which ended on September 14, 2023, saw a flurry of activity on labor and employment-related laws. Governor Newsom has until October 14, 2023...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On September 14, 2023, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released Employee Retention Credit (ERC) guidance placing a moratorium on processing new ERC claims due to a surge...
Proskauer Rose LLP
Last week, the California Legislature passed Senate Bill 616 ("SB 616"), an amendment to California's statewide paid sick leave law that significantly increases the amount of leave that employers...
Perkins Coie LLP
Notwithstanding existing laws on the subject, on September 1, 2023, Governor Gavin Newsom signed California's Senate Bill 699 related to noncompete agreements.
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
The United States Department of Labor (DOL) recently proposed a major change that would render 3.6 million workers eligible for overtime pay who were previously considered "exempt."
What is tortious interference? Tortious interference is a common law tort that most often arises in commercial litigation when one party damages another party's contractual or business relationship with others.
Butler Snow LLP
In the 2023 Regular Session, Louisiana lawmakers passed Act No. 210 (the Act), which provided protections for employees who are absent from work to obtain genetic testing or a medically necessary cancer screening.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
If it's not already happening, Board room agendas will be making room for yet another compliance program.
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
Effective June 27, 2023, covered employers now must comply with the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) – a new law that requires covered employers to provide "reasonable accommodations" to workers...
Effective January 1, 2024, the Rhode Island Payment of Wages Act, R.I. Gen. Laws § 28-14-1, et seq. ("Wage Act") will make a "knowing and willful" wage and hour violation...
On July 21, 2023, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed Assembly Bill No. S3128/A4694 into law, which implements an aggressive tax treatment of nonresidents who work for New Jersey employers.
On September 21, 2023, the New York Department of Health (DOH) issued guidance addressing the due dates for Medicaid Managed Care Organizations (MMCOs), Certified Home Health Agencies...