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Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
At a hearing before the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Securities, and Investment, several financial industry professionals (the "panelists") discussed potential negative effects...
Fisher Phillips LLP
In a unanimous decision, the California Supreme Court ruled late last week that plaintiffs in lawsuits brought pursuant to the California Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) can seek the contact information...
Jackson Lewis P.C.
Over the last year, Nevada's non-compete law has undergone a number of changes.
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.C.
Recent activities in Congress and at the Department of Labor ("DOL") indicate that changes to the DOL's fiduciary rule may be coming.
Jackson Lewis P.C.
The government has asked the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals to reverse a Texas District Court Judge who issued a nationwide preliminary injunction blocking the Department of Labor's Final Rule...
Bowditch & Dewey
On July 17th, the Supreme Judicial Court ruled that Massachusetts employers may not terminate an employee merely because of his or her off-site use of medical marijuana.
Fisher Phillips LLP
OSHA previously issued a notice of proposed rulemaking to delay the initial deadline for electronic reporting from July 1 to December 1, 2017.
Foley & Lardner
The myriad of leave laws and requirements often make employee leave requests an area of confusion, concern and risk for employers.
Foley & Lardner
Our readers should be well aware that every newly-hired employee in the United States must complete a Form I-9 and present supporting documentation confirming their ability to legally work ...
Foley & Lardner
Employer-sponsored retirement plans come in many varieties. For example, under 401(k) and other defined contribution plans, employees and, often, employers may make specific contributions...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
An unpopular DOL regulation that prohibits employers from retaining customer tips received another blow this summer.
BakerHostetler
As reported previously New York recently joined several other states that offer paid family leave benefits for employees
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The court also declined to recognize an action for violation of public policy within the context of adverse employment actions against medical marijuana users.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Fortunately, there are a number of steps workplace investigators can take to minimize the chances that this will occur.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
This decision puts new pressure on employers to the extent it authorizes a single PAGA plaintiff to obtain statewide employee contact information and other broad discovery, based on little more than speculation...
BakerHostetler
On July 13, 2017, the California Supreme Court rejected lower court holdings that limited an employee's ability to secure statewide employee contact and employment information in a representative...
Fisher Phillips LLP
Employers are increasingly using biometric data such as facial characteristics, hand geometry, retina/iris scans, fingerprints and voiceprints in the workplace.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
The Act will be funded by employee contributions and, when fully implemented, the employee will be entitled to up to 2/3rds of the state average weekly salary.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
While we continue to follow the recreational marijuana legalization saga and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health's Medical Marijuana Program, our colleagues on the employment law side...
Proskauer Rose LLP
The final regulations include amendments to Section 380-2.5(c), addressing how to compute an employee's benefit rate for purposes of PFL taken in single-day increments.
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Duane Morris LLP
The probability of a court issuing a permanent injunction or agency action rescinding or modifying the Final Rule could be influenced by the upcoming presidency of Donald Trump and change in administration.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
In Orzechowski v. Boeing Company Non-Union Long-Term Disability Plan, 856 F.3d 686, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit reversed and remanded the district court's judgment...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
On May 17, 2017, a panel of judges on the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania struck a second blow to Pittsburgh's Paid Sick Days Act, leaving the Act's future in serious jeopardy.
Orrick
On Tuesday, a federal district court in Florida issued an order in the first known trial involving accessibility to a public accommodation's website.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
A California jury recently awarded a $3.3 million verdict to a California Department of Transportation employee who alleged a variety of disability-related claims involving...
Troutman Sanders LLP
On May 30, 2017, the New York City Council passed the "Fair Workweek" legislative package.
Littler Mendelson
Dear Littler: One of our employees here in Iowa has requested to bring a pet pig to work for "emotional support" purposes. A pig! In a factory! Do I need to entertain her request?
Fisher Phillips LLP
While most employers know – or quickly learn – that they should avoid interrogating their employees about union matters...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Effective June 9, 2017, the Department of Labor expanded the definition of fiduciary (the "Fiduciary Rule") to include any professional, including but not limited to insurance agents...
Andrews Kurth LLP
As detailed in our previous alert on this issue, on May 15, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit heard oral arguments relating to the legality of Sections 2 and 6...
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