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By Valerie K. Ferrier
Executive Summary: With Spring around the corner, many employers will begin to receive varying requests for religious accommodations related to the upcoming religious holidays.
By Johanna G. Zelman, Allan Bahn, Michel Bayonne, Danielle Van Katwyk, Jenna M. Goldman
In honor of Women in Construction Week and International Women's Day, it is the perfect time to celebrate the diversifying workforce and increasing number of women working in the construction field.
By Jeffrey Mokotoff, Jenna M. Goldman
Employers use restrictive covenants as a means to protect trade secrets or specialized training
By Destiny S. Washington
Did anyone else watch On Our Own, the 1994 TV series in which six real-life siblings co-starred and were raised by their eldest brother after the death of their parents?
By Jacquelyn Thompson, Jaime B. Wamble
As previously reported, the National Mediation Board ("NMB") issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking ("NPRM") setting forth a proposal to amend its rules regarding the decertification of labor unions under the RLA.
By Corey L. Franklin, Jamie Mahler Westbrook
On February 26, 2019, the Missouri Supreme Court extended legal protections against discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation in two separate cases...
By David S. Kim
You can be sure that, other than the inspirational underdog story of someone beating the odds or overcoming insurmountable obstacles, nothing garners more media attention than the fall
By Frederick Warren, Patrick Ryan, Destiny S. Washington
Executive Summary: Employers in the restaurant industry have seen an increasing trend of litigation over reimbursement policies for delivery drivers.
By David S. Kim, Priya Amin
On February 19, 2019, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed into law legislation that significantly expands an employee's right to unpaid and paid leave under New Jersey's existing Family Leave Act.
By Kimberly Ross, Becky L. Kalas
Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed the Lifting Up Illinois Working Families Act into law on February 19, 2019. The Act gradually increases the minimum wage to $15 per hour ...
By Marilyn Moran
I waded through a slew of this week's entertainment, past a bunch of Kardashian-related bunk, and noticed an announcement that Ben Affleck is retiring from playing Batman.
By Mark Saloman
Executive Summary: On February 15, 2019, New Jersey's governor and leaders of the State senate and assembly reached an agreement for legalizing, regulating, and taxing marijuana for adult recreational use.
By Eric Su, Philip Davidoff, Jeffrey A. Shooman
On February 6, 2018, a New York federal judge rejected a challenge to a New York City law requiring fast-food businesses to, upon request of their employees, forward voluntary deductions from employee...
By Julie Adams
Unless you are lucky enough to live in SoCal or the Sunshine State, you likely have been hit with below-zero wind chills, freezing rain, and/or snowstorms.
By Stephen Zweig, Philip Davidoff
If the decision's holding is adopted by other courts, FIs will face serious exposure on multiple fronts, as we explain below.
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