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International Comparative Legal Guide To Employment & Labour Law 2019 - USA Chapter
The Department of Labor administers and enforces over 180 federal employment laws, including the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA),
United States
25 Apr 2019
No Seconds: Court Upholds Payments Under KERP Program As Waiver Of General Unsecured Claims Under Prepetition Retention Program
The District of Delaware Bankruptcy Court recently sustained the objection of the Litigation Trustee to the claims of three former employees (together, the "Claimants"), based on their participation
United States
7 Aug 2018
New York's Expansion Of Anti-Sexual Harassment Legislation In The Workplace
July 10, 2018 - With increased awareness and the spotlight on sexual harassment in the workplace, the State and City of New York enacted comprehensive sexual harassment legislation
United States
13 Jul 2018
New York To Extend Paid Family Leave To Include Bereavement Leave
Once signed into law, the bereavement leave amendment will only become effective January 1, 2020.
United States
9 Jul 2018
Supreme Court Resolves Circuit Split Over Arbitration Clauses In Employment Contracts
On May 21, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the Federal Arbitration Act ("FAA") permits an employer to require an employee to arbitrate employment-related disputes individually.
United States
24 May 2018
New NYC Rules For Hiring Domestic Workers And Other Freelancers As Independent Contractors
New York City's Freelance Isn't Free Act, which went into effect on May 15, 2017, protects domestic workers and other freelancers hired to perform work as independent contractors.
United States
12 Aug 2017
Five Things To Know About New York State's Paid Family Leave
New York State is in the process of implementing its new Paid Family Leave Law (the "PFL").
United States
12 Aug 2017
NYC Bans Employer Inquiries Into Applicant Salary History
May 5, 2017 - On May 4, 2017, Mayor Bill de Blasio of New York City signed into law a broad prohibition on employers asking applicants for their salary history.
United States
12 May 2017
NYC's Freelance Isn't Free Act
On November 16, 2016, Mayor Bill de Blasio of New York City signed into law the Freelance Isn't Free Act, protecting freelance workers against nonpayment of compensation for services.
United States
22 Dec 2016
DOJ And FTC Release Guidance Putting Firms On Notice That The Justice Department Will Proceed Criminally Against Naked Wage-Fixing And No-Poaching Agreements
The Antitrust Division of the DOJ and the FTC issued joint guidance for human resource professionals to help educate and inform them about how the antitrust laws apply to employee hiring and compensation.
United States
3 Nov 2016
Chapter 11 Debtors Exempt From Their Obligations Under An Expired Collective Bargaining Agreement
The Third Circuit's decision in In re Trump Entertainment presents interesting opportunities for employers with expired collective bargaining agreements seeking to reorganize their companies under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code.
United States
11 May 2016
New York Attorney Generalís Proposal Furthers A Trend Toward Greater Incentives For Whistleblowing And Greater Risks For Corporations
Last week, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced his proposed "Financial Frauds Whistleblower Act,"...
United States
13 Mar 2015
The Nonprofit Revitalization Act Of 2013
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed into law the Nonprofit Revitalization Act of 2013, the first major revision to New York's nonprofit laws in over 40 years.
United States
13 Jun 2014
Recent Decisions Of Great Import To Employers - June 2013
On June 24, 2013, employers came up victorious in two important cases before the Supreme Court.
United States
25 Jul 2013
Governor Signs Amendment To New York Wage Deduction Law
Governor Cuomo has signed an amendment to New York Labor Law ß 193, that expands permissible deductions from employee wages, effective November 6, 2012.
United States
19 Oct 2012
SEC Issues Final Whistleblower Rules
On May 25, the SEC issued final rules implementing the whistleblower provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act (which are codified at Section 21F of the Exchange Act).
United States
15 Jun 2011
EEOC Issues Final Regulations To Americans With Disabilities Act Amendments Act
On March 24, 2011, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") issued final regulations implementing the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act ("ADAAA").
United States
19 Apr 2011
SEC Issues Final 'Say on Pay' Rules
On January 25, the SEC issued final rules implementing the three "say on pay" voting provisions mandated by the Dodd-Frank Act.
United States
9 Feb 2011
Mandatory Retirement of Law Firm Partners
In January 2010, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") filed a lawsuit against the law firm Kelley Drye and Warren LLP, claiming that its alleged mandatory retirement of partners at age 70 violates the Age Discrimination in Employment Act ("ADEA").
United States
9 Sep 2010
Unionization of Private Collegesí And Universitiesí Graduate Students
A union affiliated with the UAW, the Graduate Student Organizing Committee, is seeking to overrule current federal labor law that private colleges and universities are not required to recognize and bargain with unions if a majority of their graduate students vote for them because graduate students are not "employees" for purposes of the National Labor Relations Act.
United States
10 Aug 2010
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