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Predictive Scheduling Laws: What Are They, Where Do They Exist And Employers' Reaction
Over the past five years, the United States has seen a wave of new laws aimed at providing employees with more predictable work schedules.
United States
16 Sep 2019
Seyfarth Attorneys To Speak On Panels At The 2019 NAPBS Annual Conference
Seyfarth attorneys Pam Devata, Esther Slater McDonald, Courtney Stieber, John Drury, and Rob Szyba are speaking at multiple key sessions during the 2019 NAPBS Annual Conference in San Antonio
United States
12 Sep 2019
Chicago Passes Expansive Fair Workweek Law
On Wednesday, the Chicago City Council passed the Chicago Fair Workweek Ordinance, arguably the most expansive law of its kind.
United States
29 Jul 2019
Operators Beware! MSHA Issues Final Rule On Examinations Of Working Places In Metal And Nonmetal Mines
MSHA just announced its Final Rule on Examinations of Working Places in Metal and Nonmetal Mines. 83 Fed. Reg. 15055 (April 9, 2018).
United States
11 Apr 2018
Supreme Court Unanimously Confirms Scope Of Whistleblower Protection Under Dodd-Frank
The United States Supreme Court ruled 9-0 today that whistleblowing employees seeking to sue for retaliation under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and CPA must bring their concerns to the SEC before suing their employer.
United States
23 Feb 2018
District Court Upholds OSHA's Refusal To Permit Compliance Officer's Testimony In Personal Injury Case
n a personal injury action (associated with an accident that resulted in an OSHA inspection), a trucking company sought to compel the deposition testimony of two OSHA compliance officers because the accident was the genesis of the tort litigation.
United States
21 Feb 2018
California Continues To Shine Under ICE's Spotlight
Local HSI offices are keeping ICE's Deputy Director Thomas Homan's promise of increasing its activities not just across the nation but more specifically targeting sanctuary cities and states like California.
United States
20 Feb 2018
Quiet Release Of Report Likely To Change The Victorian WHS Enforcement Landscape – Carrot Or Stick Approach?
In the last working week of 2017, the Victorian Government quietly released the Independent Review of Occupational Health and Safety Compliance and Enforcement in Victoria.
United States
12 Feb 2018
EPA Adjusts For Inflation The Maximum Civil Penalties For Violations Of Environmental Statutes
EPA has promulgated its new per violation penalty rules for 2018.
United States
15 Jan 2018
Recent Ethics Opinion Provides Key Guidance For All Attorneys Crossing The Border With Client Information
The Opinion takes the groundbreaking step of setting out many of the best practices that attorneys can­—and should—strive to achieve in their passport travels.
United States
29 Nov 2017
Florida Lawmakers Take Action To Curb Access Suits, But Will It Work?
Florida's recently-enacted House Bill 727 gives businesses a way to deter serial plaintiffs from suing them in Florida courts.
United States
10 Nov 2017
Time Is Running Out To Plan For Your Company's Compliance With New ISO 14001 EMS Standards
The new ISO standard brings significant change that will require considerable time and thought to implement.
United States
5 Oct 2017
ALJ Narrows OFCCP's Request For Google Employee And Pay Data
Last Friday, an administrative law judge limited the amount of information that the OFCCP may seek from Google in its on-going compliance audit because the agency failed demonstrate relevance...
United States
7 Aug 2017
OSHA Delays Electronic Filing Date For Injury And Illness Records Until December 1, 2017
OSHA has proposed to delay the reporting compliance deadline, until December 1, 2017, for certain employers to electronically file injury and illness data.
United States
6 Jul 2017
The New Face Of White Collar Enforcement: President Trump Signs Executive Orders Directing DOJ To Make Trade, Customs Fraud Enforcement A ‘High Priority'
Elections have consequences. And, since the November election of President Donald J. Trump, pundits, practitioners, and legal observers alike have tried to predict what white collar enforcement priorities might take center stage under the new administration.
United States
18 May 2017
Judge Continues Case Challenging OSHA Electronic Record-Keeping Rule – Employers Must Comply With July 1 Electronic Reporting Deadline
A Texas federal court won't decide the legality of OSHA's rule regarding the "Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses" until after the July 1, 2017 deadline for employers to comply with the rule.
United States
12 Apr 2017
President Trump Revokes Government Contracting Executive Orders And Signs Disapproval Resolution of Blacklisting Regulations
President Trump issued an Executive Order revoking President Obama's "Blacklisting" Executive Orders pertaining to the government contracting community.
United States
7 Apr 2017
China Employment Law Alert: Chinese Employers Now Subject To New Grading System
The Chinese Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security (MHRSS) has launched a new nationwide grading system to evaluate employers' employment law compliance.
10 Mar 2017
All Financial Regulation In The U.S. Now Subject To Review Under February 3, 2017 Executive Order Issued By The President
Hours after the inauguration of President Trump, the White House issued a memorandum which imposed a 90-day delay on regulations which had not yet taken effect.
United States
22 Feb 2017
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