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NLRB Vacates Hy-Brand Decision Thereby Reinstating Browning-Ferris Joint-Employer Test
With Hy-Brand vacated, the joint employment standard returns to the standard articulated in Browning-Ferris Industries.
United States
28 Feb 2018
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NLRB Overrules Browning-Ferris Joint-Employer Test And Reinstates The Prior Standard For Joint Employment
The Hy-Brand decision comes after a change in the composition of the NLRB in 2017.
United States
19 Dec 2017
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New North Carolina Law Provides Mechanism For Prosecuting Worker Misclassification
On August 11, 2017, the North Carolina Employee Fair Classification Act (EFCA) was signed into law.
United States
14 Dec 2017
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North Carolina Worker Misclassification Law Takes Effect December 31
In late 2008, Smyth-Riding noticed that she could no longer access the company's salary and bonus database, and in early 2009, she received a pay raise.
United States
14 Dec 2017
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There's No Debate: "Freedom Of Speech" Presents Challenging Legal Issues For Workers And Employers In The Age Of Social Media
The right to freedom of speech is a core value in our constitutional form of government.
Worldwide
8 Nov 2017
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There's No Debate: "Freedom Of Speech" Presents Challenging Legal Issues For Workers And Employers In The Age Of Social Media
John Pueschel, partner in the Winston-Salem office of Womble Bond Dickinson, examines the limits on employee free speech and use of social media against the background of recent events...
United States
6 Nov 2017
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Federal Court Blocks New "White Collar" Regulations
A federal court in Texas has issued an order that blocks—nationwide—the U.S. DOL new regulations that would have doubled the minimum salary for many "white collar" workers on December 1, 2016.
United States
6 Dec 2016
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Companies Should Revisit Severance And Other Agreements As The SEC Steps Up Enforcement Actions To Protect Whistleblower Rights
In less than one week, the SEC announced enforcement actions against two companies that had required their departing employees to waive their rights to any monetary recovery under the SEC's whistleblower program.
United States
19 Aug 2016
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U.S. Department Of Labor Issues Final Rule Regarding Overtime And "White Collar" Employees
On Wednesday, May 18, 2016, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) issued the final version of revised regulations relating to so-called "white collar" exemptions from overtime pay requirements.
United States
20 May 2016
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New "White Collar" Final Rule Issued; Takes Effect December 1, 2016
The final rule and its increased salary requirements will take effect on December 1, 2016
United States
19 May 2016
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Final "White Collar" Overtime Regulations Expected Soon
The final rule for the new "white collar" overtime regulations from the U.S. Department of Labor is likely to be published in spring or summer of 2016.
United States
19 Feb 2016
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Labor Day Hot Topics
In the spirit of the day, we thought it fitting to reflect on the three, hot topics that have been dominating the labor and employment news this summer, and which are certain to impact employers and employees in 2016.
United States
11 Sep 2015
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Be Warned: Federal Guidance On Misclassification States That "Most Workers Are Employees," Not Independent Contractors
On July 15, 2015, the United States Department of Labor ("DOL") released official guidance addressing the misclassification of employees as independent contractors.
United States
9 Sep 2015
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Major Changes To Overtime Regulations For "White Collar" Workers
On July 6, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor ("DOL") issued proposed new regulations that will significantly change the law governing certain "white collar" workers who are exempt from minimum wage and overtime pay.
United States
27 Aug 2015
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EEOC Issues Highly Anticipated Wellness Program Guidance
On April 16, 2015, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") issued highly-anticipated proposed regulations describing how the Americans With Disabilities Act ("ADA") applies to employer-sponsored wellness programs.
United States
24 Apr 2015
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As Intern Season Approaches, Remember That Unpaid Internships Can Be Risky
Right now, many organizations are getting ready for a new class of interns to arrive in May when schools and colleges finish for the summer.
United States
16 Feb 2015
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Wisconsin Joins DOL’s Worker Misclassification Initiative
On January 20, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor announced that Wisconsin has also joined the growing list of states that have entered into formal agreements with the DOL to share information about worker misclassification.
United States
5 Feb 2015
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Because You Are Asking . . . DOL Says New Proposed Rule On White Collar Exemptions Under The FLSA Will Be Issued In February 2015
As many of you know, last year President Obama directed the DOL to issue new regulations to "modernize and streamline" the white collar exemptions to the minimum wage and overtime requirements under the FLSA.
United States
22 Jan 2015
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Florida Joins U.S. DOL’s Worker Misclassification Initiative
On January 13, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor announced that Florida joined the ranks of states that have entered into formal agreements with the DOL to share information about worker misclassification.
United States
20 Jan 2015
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