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The Potential Impact Of The Congressional Review Act On New Employment Regulations In Light Of The Recent Election
The Obama administration has finalized a number of employment-related regulations over the past few months, including rules on overtime, worker benefits, paid sick leave for employees of federal contractors, and union elections.
United States
13 Dec 2016
New OSHA Rule Requires Employers To Reevaluate Certain Workplace Policies
On May 12, 2016, the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) published a final rule regarding reporting injuries and illnesses in the workplace and protecting employees who make those reports.
United States
12 Jul 2016
OSHA Issues Final Rule Regarding Injury And Illness Reporting
Yesterday, OSHA issued its long-anticipated final rule regarding injury and illness reporting.
United States
13 May 2016
DOL Issues Proposed Rule on Paid Sick Leave for Government Contractors
As we previously reported, the U.S. Department of Labor ("DOL") released a proposed rule on February 25, 2016 to implement Executive Order 13706, which requires federal contractors and subcontractors to give their workers seven days of paid sick leave annually.
United States
14 Mar 2016
President Obama Expected To Announce New EEO-1 Pay Equity Reporting Requirements
Today, President Obama is expected to announce new pay equity reporting requirements that would require employers to disclose information concerning compensation and hours worked with their annual EEO-1 reports.
United States
1 Feb 2016
S.D.N.Y Dismisses Former Employee's SOX And Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Claims
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York recently granted a motion for summary judgment dismissing a plaintiff's SOX and Dodd-Frank whistleblower claims.
United States
15 Jan 2016
District Of Columbia Passes Two New Non-Discrimination Laws Impacting Employers
Earlier this week, D.C.’s Mayor signed two new measures amending the D.C. Human Rights Act.
United States
30 Jan 2015
California’s Fair Chance Employment Act Targets Construction Contractors
A new California law took effect January 1 that requires employers making bids on state contracts involving "onsite construction-related services" to certify they have "banned the box"...
United States
20 Jan 2015
D.C.’s "Ban The Box" Law Takes Effect, OHR Issues Notice Of Rights
D.C.’s Fair Criminal Record Screening Act of 2014 took effect on December 17.
United States
29 Dec 2014
Supreme Court Rules Employers Not Required To Pay Employees For Time Spent In Security Screenings
This morning the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the Fair Labor Standards Act did not require employers to pay employees for time spent going through a security screening and waiting in line to be screened.
United States
10 Dec 2014
D.C. Amends Wage Theft Prevention Act To Increase Employer Obligations And Penalties
Absent Congressional action, employers in D.C. will soon face a slew of new requirements and penalties as a result of the Wage Theft Prevention Amendment Act of 2014.
United States
28 Oct 2014
President Obama Signs Executive Order Addressing Contractors’ Employment And Labor Practices
The executive order will govern federal procurement contracts valued at more than $500,000.
United States
5 Aug 2014
DOL Defends Posting Requirements Against Challenge From Contractors
This week the Department of Labor defended its rule requiring federal contractors to post notices informing employees of their right to unionize.
United States
9 Jun 2014
White House Announces Additional Executive Orders For Federal Government Contractors
President Obama is expected to sign two executive orders that will impose additional compliance obligations on federal government contractors.
United States
7 Apr 2014
OFCCP Updates FAQs On Section 503 And Veterans’ Regulations 25 Mar 2014
OFCCP recently updated its FAQs on the implementation of the VEVRAA and Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act final rules.
United States
2 Apr 2014
Joining Other States And Localities, Indianapolis "Bans The Box" For City Vendors And Further Restricts Criminal Background Inquiries
The City of Indianapolis and its vendors are prohibited from inquiring into an applicant’s criminal history until after the applicant’s first interview.
United States
25 Mar 2014
D.C. Expands Paid Sick Leave Law
Last week, an amendment to the District of Columbia Accrued Sick and Safe Leave Act of 2008 came into effect.
United States
17 Mar 2014
OFCCP Rules Published In Federal Register With Effective Date Of March 24, 2014
The OFCCP's new regulations interpreting Section 503 and VEVRAA were recently published in the Federal Register.
United States
25 Sep 2013
House Committee Seeks Information From OFCCP On Veterans And Individuals With Disabilities
On September 19, 2013, two members of the House of Representatives’ Education and Workforce Committee sent a letter to Department of Labor Secretary Thomas Perez seeking additional information regarding the regulations recently adopted by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs regarding individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
United States
25 Sep 2013
Second Circuit Reaffirms Preemptive Scope Of The Davis-Bacon Act
Last week the Second Circuit issued an opinion reaffirming that the Davis-Bacon Act preempts state law claims by workers to enforce prevailing wage rates as third-party beneficiaries to a contract.
United States
25 Jun 2013
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