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California's Stringent DYNAMEX "ABC" Independent Contractor Test Soon To Be Law
In July we wrote about the California Supreme Court's landmark decision in Dynamex v. Superior Court, which abandoned a long-followed, multi-factor approach to analyzing ...
United States
24 Sep 2019
FYI – לידיעתך
With August now concluded, and with it the unofficial end to the summer vacation season, we thought it would be useful to review two areas of law that we frequently see being relevant to our Israeli
United States
4 Sep 2019
Nevada Outlaws Employers' Ability To Refuse To Hire Prospective Employees Because Of Positive Marijuana Screening
Effective January 1, 2020, Nevada's newly signed bill, AB 132, criminalizes an employer's refusal to hire a prospective employee because the prospective employee's drug-screening test indicates the presence of marijuana.
United States
7 Aug 2019
California Appeals Court Upholds Jury Verdict That Project Owner Not Liable For Asbestos Injury To Contract Worker
Under the contractor's agreement with the water company, the water company supplied all materials for the sewer improvement project while the contractor supplied labor, tools, and equipment.
United States
10 Dec 2018
The Massachusetts Noncompetition Act Significantly Alters Requirements For Employment Agreements Containing Non-Compete Clauses
Massachusetts recently passed the Massachusetts Noncompetition Act ("Act") which applies to noncompetition agreements executed on or after October 1, 2018.
United States
31 Aug 2018
Summer Internships: Should They Be Paid Or Unpaid?
Summer is almost here, which means that students are trading in their flip flops and sunglasses for suits and padfolios as they prepare to start their summer internships.
United States
25 May 2018
New Rules Impact Companies Who Use Interns And Apprentices
Many employers in the U.S. utilize student interns or apprentices to work on a short-term basis. Oftentimes, companies make such internship or apprenticeship opportunities ...
United States
27 Feb 2018
North Carolina Law Seeks To Coordinate Misclassification Investigations To Increase Enforcement
On August 11, 2017, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper signed into law the North Carolina Employee Fair Classification Act (the "Act").
United States
15 Sep 2017
Good News For Employers With Over 100 Employees
For employers getting ready to comply with the revised EEO-1 Report, the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs ("OIRA") provided good news on August 29, 2017 by announcing that it had indefinitely suspended the new ...
United States
7 Sep 2017
New York City Implements "Fair Workweek" Package Of Laws For Fast Food And Retail Employees
New York City enacted a package of "Fair Workweek" laws (the "Laws") designed to ensure that fast food and retail workers are given predictable schedules and paychecks.
United States
20 Jun 2017
English Only Version Of Notices Is OK Under COBRA
In addition to certain other allegations related to specifics of the COBRA Notice, he alleged that the notice should have been provided in Spanish.
United States
13 Jun 2017
Cook County Enacts New Paid Sick Leave Ordinance
Starting in July of 2017, employers in Cook County, Illinois must provide paid sick leave. The Cook County Board passed the ordinance only a few months after the city of Chicago passed a similar measure...
United States
9 Nov 2016
The Eleventh Circuit Again Favors Arbitration
Bodine v. Cook's Pest Control, Inc., Case No. 15-13233 (decided July 29, 2016), enforced an arbitration agreement in an employment contract. In that case, the Court dealt with the impact of the Uniform...
United States
4 Aug 2016
New U.S. Department Of Labor Rule Allegedly "Improves Transparency For Workers Considering Union Representation."
On March 24, 2016, the Office of Labor-Management Standards (OLMS) will publish a final rule that revises the interpretation of the "advice" exemption of section 203(c).
United States
1 Apr 2016
Is "At Will" Employment/Discharge Implacable?
New York is a so-called "at will state" in which an employee without a contract for a definite term may be discharged at any time and/or without cause.
United States
7 Jul 2015
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