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Legally Mandated Benefit Plan Changes Still Require Bargaining
A unanimous panel of the NLRB, including Chairman Philip A. Miscimarra, held that ACA mandates do not relieve an employer of its duty to bargain with a union...
United States
29 Jun 2017
Understanding The Federal Court Injunction Against The DOL's Revised Overtime Rule And Determining What To Do Next
A federal district court judge in Texas issued an order granting a temporary injunction late Tuesday against the Department of Labor's new overtime exemption rule...
United States
6 Dec 2016
Illinois Supreme Court "Upgrades" Willful Misconduct Requirements In Unemployment Cases
The claimant, an airline employee with 24 years of service, had been asked by a friend at another airline whether she could do something special for a passenger scheduled to fly on the claimant's airline.
United States
11 Feb 2016
Independent Contractor And Exempt Employee Classification Review Should Include Joint-Employer Status
The tests used to determine independent-contractor status and joint-employer status vary somewhat depending on the employment statute involved.
United States
29 Jul 2015
A Personal Interest In Compliance
Officers, executives and managers have a very personal interest in assuring that compliance efforts with U.S. federal, state and local law are effective.
United States
20 Oct 2014
Wearable Technologies Are Here To Stay: Here’s How The Workplace Can Prepare
More than a decade ago, "dual use" devices (i.e., one device used for both work and personal reasons) began creeping into workplaces around the globe.
United States
24 Sep 2014
Private Equity Firms Face Potential Liability Under Plant Closing Laws
The federal WARN Act requires an employer with 100 or more employees to provide 60 days’ advance notice of a "mass layoff" or "plant closing".
United States
10 Apr 2014
DOL Issues Rule Extending FLSA Protections To Home Health Care Workers
The U.S. Department of Labor recently issued a Final Rule narrowing the companionship exemption to the Fair Labor Standards Act and extending the FLSA's minimum wage and overtime protections to in-home health care workers.
United States
24 Sep 2013
Final Rule Implementing FMLA Amendments Expands Protections for Military Families and Airline Flight Crews
The U.S. Department of Labor recently issued a final rule implementing new expanded rights for families of military members and veterans, and greater access to Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave for airline flight crews.
United States
13 Apr 2013
New EEOC Rule Significantly Increases Employer Burdens In ADEA Disparate Impact Cases
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently amended its regulations under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) concerning disparate impact claims.
United States
7 Jun 2012
EEOC Issues Guidance On Use Of Criminal Background Checks In Employment Decisions
On April 25, 2012, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued new guidance for employers on using arrest and conviction records when making employment decisions.
United States
9 May 2012
The 2004 Fairpay Regulations: Is Your Workplace In Compliance?
We have reached the end of the first quarter since the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) new overtime regulations (the FairPay regulations) went into effect.
United States
24 Nov 2004
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