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Colorado Court Of Appeals Permits Evidence Of Billed Workers' Compensation Benefits At Trial
The Colorado Court of Appeals announced a recent published opinion in which, although the Court considered multiple issues on appeal, its opinion focuses primarily on the admissibility of evidence
United States
5 Jul 2019
U.S. Supreme Court Unanimous: No Access To California Wage-And-Hour Laws For OCS Platform Worker
In a unanimous decision, the U.S. Supreme Court held that an outer continental shelf (OCS) drilling platform worker could not claim under California state wage-and-hour laws.
United States
27 Jun 2019
Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Provides Guidance For Class Actions
In Gammella v. P.F. Chang's China Bistro, Inc., Massachusetts's highest court, the Supreme Judicial Court, has weighed in on several recurring class action litigation issues
United States
15 May 2019
Changes In Labor And Employment Bills Affecting Connecticut Employers
Lawmakers in Connecticut are considering several proposed bills in the state House and Senate that would significantly impact employers if enacted.
United States
22 Apr 2019
Doing Business In Korea: What You And Your Client Need To Know
Approximately 16,000 foreign companies are doing business in Korea in various industries including finance, technology ...
South Korea
12 Apr 2019
Weed At Work: Is Cannabis Covered Under State Benefit Programs?
Although federal and state marijuana laws may conflict, many state laws support medical use of the drug in connection with disability and medical leave management.
United States
22 Feb 2019
Pre-Trip Inspections: Are You Doing Enough?
Serious or fatal accidents involving tractor trailers or other commercial vehicles often arise or result in part from some maintenance defect in the vehicle.
United States
5 Apr 2018
Legislation Affecting California's Employment Regulations
Labor Code section 1197.5 prohibits employers from paying any employees at wage rates less than the rates paid to employees of another sex...
United States
19 Jan 2018
Legislation Affecting California's Employment Regulations
Labor Code section 1197.5 prohibits employers from paying any employees at wage rates less than the rates paid to employees of another sex, race or ethnicity for substantially similar work unless an exception applies
United States
12 Jan 2018
The California Edition of the Employment & Labor Newsletter - January 2017
Employers should consult with counsel to ensure relevant policies and procedures are updated and for advice on compliance issues.
United States
20 Jan 2017
New York's Nonexempt Wage And Salary Requirements Still In Play
While the media has been focused on the stay of the new federal overtime exemption classification rules in Nevada v. U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas...
United States
8 Dec 2016
Texas Federal Judge Blocks U.S. Department Of Labor from Implementing Controversial Rule Expanding Overtime Protections
Given this nationwide injunction, the December 1, 2016, effective date for the new rule is stayed from implementation and enforcement pending a final decision from this court or a higher court of appeals.
United States
24 Nov 2016
Recently Signed Bills Continue To Expand Employee Benefits
The California Legislature and Governor Jerry Brown have been busy over the past few months passing and signing new bills into law. The recently enacted legislation will keep employers and human resources...
United States
15 Aug 2016
Chicago Joins Growing Trend In Requiring Paid Sick Leave
The City of Chicago joined an emerging national trend when it unanimously passed an ordinance that requires employers to provide workers with paid sick days.
United States
11 Aug 2016
Second Appellate District Rules Combined 20-Minute Break Acceptable When It Avoids Material Economic Loss Attributable to Particular Production Activities
California Labor Code section 226.7 provides, "An employer shall not require an employee to work during a meal or rest or recovery period mandated pursuant to an applicable statute, or applicable order of the Industrial Welfare Commission...." ...
United States
10 Jun 2016
Department Of Labor Issues Revised Overtime Rule Increasing Minimum Compensation Levels For Exempt Employees
On May 18, 2016, President Obama and Labor Secretary Perez announced the long-awaited publication of the Department of Labor's Final Rule regarding the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
United States
26 May 2016
Employers Reminded To Post Annual Work Injury And Illness Summaries
Employees have a right to review the list of injuries and illness records.
United States
25 Apr 2016
Lawfully Recovering Costs Of Training Programs From Employees Is Tricky But Not Impossible
Mr. Case was neither forced to take the training course to become a MTE nor was he required by UPI to take the training through UPI; he voluntarily elected to do so.
United States
25 Apr 2016
FEHC's Upcoming Proposed Rulemaking On Criminal History
These components are selection, testing, placement, promotion, transfer, using criminal records, or height and weight standards.
United States
25 Apr 2016
Statutory And Contractual Limitations Periods And The Events That Trigger Them: Insight From The Fourth Circuit
The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) does not contain a statute of limitations provision, and courts generally apply the most analogous state law statutory limitation.
United States
11 Apr 2016
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