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Bipartisan Bill Would Create Artificial Intelligence Strategy For U.S. Workforce
A bipartisan bill introduced on May 21, 2019 in the U.S. Senate seeks to prepare America's employers and workers for the 21st century economy by establishing a national Artificial Intelligence (AI) strategy and investing $2.2 billion
United States
14 Jun 2019
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Self-Driving Trucks And Labor Law—A Look Ahead
Welcome to the future: The year is 2020 and an organized—i.e., unionized trucking company—"L2M2" has announced it is acquiring a convoy of autonomously powered ...
United States
12 Dec 2018
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Political Speech In The Workplace: Is it Possible To Maintain Civility?
In the days leading up to the confirmation vote on Supreme Court Justice Kavanaugh, more than half of Americans said they had engaged in political discussions in the workplace about his confirmation battle, a recent online poll reported.
United States
12 Nov 2018
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Littler's Marko Mrkonich Testifies At EEOC Meeting On Implications Of Big Data In Employment
On October 13, 2016, the U.S. EEOC empaneled a group of Big Data experts to discuss the use of data analytics in hiring, performance management, retention and other employment decisions.
United States
19 Oct 2016
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Workplace Policy Institute Insider Report — August 2016
Littler's Workplace Policy Institute Insider Report details key labor, employment, and benefits news and events at the federal, state, local, and global levels. The August edition of the Insider Report...
United States
9 Aug 2016
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Workplace Policy Institute Insider Report — March 2016
Littler's Workplace Policy Institute® (WPI™) presents the Insider Report, a monthly newsletter detailing key labor, employment, and benefits policy developments at the federal, state, local and global levels.
United States
10 Mar 2016
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Weekly Legislative Roundup
The 113th Congress hit the ground running by introducing – and reintroducing – various labor- and employment-related bills during its first week in session.
United States
22 Jan 2013
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California Supply Chain Law Affects Large Retailers And Manufacturers Doing Business In California
Responding to a stated concern over human trafficking and goods that are produced by forced or child labor, the California Legislature passed the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act of 2010 with the goal of "ensur[ing] large retailers and manufacturers provide consumers with information regarding their efforts to eradicate slavery and human trafficking from their supply chains."
United States
6 Dec 2011
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Companies Seeking Stimulus Funds Should Expect A More Aggressive OFCCP
As part of the Obama administration's commitment to accountability in spending under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), the federal Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) will be tracking its ARRA-related and non-ARRA-related enforcement activities separately and aggressively auditing recipients of ARRA funds.
United States
22 Jul 2009
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Recent Fourth Circuit Ruling Demonstrates Risks To Employers Of Accessing Employees´ Personal E-Mail Accounts
In a cautionary tale for all employers, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit recently held in Van Alstyne v. Electronic Scriptorium Limited, that an employer who accessed a former employee's personal e-mail account could be held liable for punitive damages and attorneys' fees under the federal Stored Communications Act (SCA), even without proof of any actual damages.
United States
29 Apr 2009
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The Emergency Economic Stabilization Act Of 2008 Extensively Regulates Executive Compensation, But Leaves Many Unanswered Questions
The Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 (the "Act"), signed into law by President Bush on October 3, 2008, contains several provisions affecting executive compensation.
United States
9 Oct 2008
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Warning To New Jersey Employers: New WARN Notice Obligations In New Jersey And High Costs For Failure To Comply
On December 20, 2007, New Jersey became the 16th state to enact a plant closing law modeled after the federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (29 U.S.C. section 2100.) ("Fed WARN"), when Governor Jon Corzine signed into law the oddly named "Millville Dallas Airmotive Plant Job Loss Notification Act'" ("NJ WARN").
United States
8 Jan 2008
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New Rules Permit 2% Shareholder-Employee To Deduct Employer-Paid Accident And Health Premiums And Reimbursements
On December 13, 2007, the Internal Revenue Service issued Notice 2008-1 providing rules under which a 2% shareholder-employee in an S corporation is entitled to an income tax deduction for accident and health insurance premiums that are paid or reimbursed by the S corporation and included in the 2% shareholder-employee's gross income.
United States
7 Jan 2008
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Another New Headache For Employers: San Francisco´s Health Care Security Ordinance
Hard on the heels of San Francisco's paid sick leave law (Proposition F), which became effective February 5, 2007, employers will face another challenge in 2008, when employer health care spending mandates found in the San Francisco Health Care Security Ordinance ("HCSO") go into effect - unless the courts intervene.
United States
18 Dec 2007
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Department Of Labor Releases Final Regulations On Defined Contribution Plan Default Investment Vehicles
The Department of Labor has issued final regulations that provide a safe harbor to qualified plan fiduciaries in connection with their provision of default investment alternatives to plan participants.
United States
30 Oct 2007
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IRS Extends Section 409A Documentation Deadline – Action Still Required By December 31, 2007
On September 10, the IRS released Notice 2007-78 extending the deadline for documentary compliance with Section 409A of the Internal Revenue Code from December 31, 2007 to December 31, 2008.
United States
21 Sep 2007
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An Employer´s Guide to Employee Leave-Sharing Programs
A popular, and altruistic, employee benefit some employers provide is a leave-sharing program.
United States
17 Sep 2007
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IRS Will Not Challenge Local Lodging Expenses For Employees If Lodging Is Necessary To Participate In A Business Meeting Or Function
In an about face from a position held for many years, the IRS recently announced that it would no longer challenge an employer's deduction for lodging expenses incurred by an employee in the metropolitan area where the person lived, provided that the lodging is necessary to take part in a meeting or other function of the employer.
United States
10 Jul 2007
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First Minimum Wage Increase In A Decade Signed Into Law
Legislation providing the first increase in a decade in the federal minimum wage was passed by Congress on May 24, 2007. It was signed into law by President George W. Bush on May 25.
United States
14 Jun 2007
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401(k) Plan Fees Litigation: Is The Dam Breaking? A Slew Of Class Action Lawsuits Alleging Shady Fee Practices Roils 401(K) Sponsors
The federal court complaints are typically between 40 and 50 pages long. They tend to start with the same sentence: "Personal savings accounts, such as 401(k)s, are quickly becoming employees' primary method of financially planning for retirement."
United States
16 Apr 2007
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