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Littler Mendelson
Kansas City, Missouri joined the growing list of cities with salary history bans, aligning with a national trend that continues to gain momentum. On May 23, 2019, the city council
Littler Mendelson
Washington Governor Jay Inslee recently signed two bills addressing sexual harassment and assault in the workplace. Both bills require covered
Proskauer Rose LLP
The Third Circuit recently held that anti-assignment clauses in ERISA-governed healthcare plans are enforceable as long as they are unambiguous.
Fisher Phillips LLP
Earlier this week, the California Assembly overwhelmingly passed AB5 – a measure that would codify the ABC test introduced to the state in last year's Dynamex decision,
Holland & Knight
The Massachusetts Department of Family and Medical Leave (Department) continues to issue guidance on the Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave Act (PFML), which takes effect on July 1, 2019.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On June 11, 2019, Governor Kay Ivey signed Alabama House Bill 225, making Alabama the 49th state to adopt equal pay legislation.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
After ending 2018 with a slew of new employment laws, Illinois continues to enact legislation impacting employers.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
The House of Representatives recently passed the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act by a vote of 417-3
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Baltimore County has petitioned the Supreme Court to decide whether backpay for violations of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act ("ADEA") is mandatory.
Littler Mendelson
On May 21, 2019, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak signed a bill that seeks to clarify what type of health benefits an employer must provide in order to pay its employees the lower-tier minimum wage
Ward and Smith, P.A.
The moderators — attorneys Ken Gray and Hayley Wells — focused on labor and employment law.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
On May 16, 2019, Governor Jared Polis signed into law bipartisan House Bill 19-1267, which creates criminal liability for employers that intentionally refuse to pay, or that underpay, their employees.
Effective January 1, 2018, California Labor Code Section 432.3 was amended to, among other things, prohibit any employer – public or private – from "seek[ing]" salary and compensation history from applicants for employment.
Fisher Phillips LLP
In a bylined article for, Denver partner Christopher Peterson reviews the latest cases that are using – or challenging – the two-part interference test in Section 105(c)(1) of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act
Proskauer Rose LLP
Maine's Governor Janet Mills has signed into law an Act Authorizing Earned Employee Leave (the "Act"), which will require covered employers to provide employees with up to 40 hours of paid personal leave per calendar year.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Most folks reading this post are subject to a slew of policies that govern his or her employment.
Fisher Phillips LLP
Until the proposal is final, schools and universities remain in a state of flux
Fisher Phillips LLP
Human trafficking is the fastest-growing organized crime business and the third largest criminal enterprise in the world.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
In its May 9, 2019, decision, the New York Court of Appeals reversed the Appellate Division, holding that the Scarangella exclusion to design defect liability for optional safety features is not subject to a "rental market" exclusion.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
News Flash: "Caveat Propraetor" or "Proprietor Beware" might soon replace "Eureka" as the state motto of California.
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Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The 2018 California legislative session was another busy year with numerous employment-related bill signed into law.
Ruchelman PLLC
On August 8, 2018, the I.R.S. issued much-awaited proposed regulations under new Code §199A, which was added by the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The provision was initially discussed in detail in our February 2018 edition.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Yesterday, May 22, 2019, Colorado Governor Polis signed the "Equal Pay for Equal Work Act" which is the latest—and one of the most demanding—pay equity laws in the nation.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
As mentioned in our December Visa Bulletin post, the employment-based first preference (EB-1) category remains backlogged for all countries.
Mayer Brown
Investment consultancy and fiduciary management new requirements for UK pension scheme trustees and service providers
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
As noted in our May 10 client alert, Washington has now joined several other states that have recently amended their non-compete statutes to provide more protections for employees.
Reed Smith
In April 2018, the California Supreme Court turned worker classification on its head when it decided Dynamex Operations West Inc v. Superior Court (Dynamex).
Fisher Phillips LLP
The gig economy has become so prevalent in today's society that it is not likely many people will still wonder "what IS the gig economy?" However, if someone does still have that question, they are in luck.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
We raised this issue to the DFML in our written comments and during the May 24, 2019 public hearing on the proposed regulations.
Littler Mendelson
On May 17, 2019, Connecticut lawmakers passed House Bill 5004, "An Act Increasing the Minimum Fair Wage," which raises the state's minimum wage, in increments, to $15 per hour by 2023. Governor Ned Lamont has pledged to sign the bill.
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