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Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On April 10, 2024, the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs completed its review of the U.S. Department of Labor's rule that makes changes to the overtime regulations...
Holland & Knight
The U.S. Supreme Court on April 12, 2024, decided Bissonnette v. LePage Bakeries Park St., LLC. The central issue revolved around the Federal Arbitration Act...
Lane Powell
Washington's Legislature wrapped up in March, once again passing several substantial employment laws that should prompt employers to spring into action. The Legislature broadened the Equal Pay...
Plunkett & Cooney
After months of hard work, you've finally arrived at the end of an employment dispute.
Plunkett & Cooney
On Jan. 9, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued its final rule, "Employee or Independent Contractor Classification under the Fair Labor Standards Act." 29 CR 780, 788, 795.
Hall Benefits Law
The American Alliance for Equal Rights spearheaded the lawsuit in which the U.S. Supreme Court ultimately abolished the use of affirmative action in higher education.
Barnes & Thornburg
The U.S. Supreme Court recently issued an opinion addressing who qualifies as a "transportation worker" under the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) thereby exempting them from coverage.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On April 15, 2024, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued its final rule implementing the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA).
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
In a unanimous 9-0 decision issued April 12, 2024, the U.S. Supreme Court held the "transportation worker" exemption under Section 1 of the Federal Arbitration Act...
Littler Mendelson
Reversing the National Labor Relations Board's decision in Sterns Produce Company v. NLRB, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit rejected the Board's reasoning that a company had engaged...
Pierson Ferdinand
Often, an employer has affirmative defenses when an employee accuses a supervisor of sexual harassment. But Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 makes liability automatic in two ways.
McLane Middleton, Professional Association
By all indications, 2024 is shaping up to be another contentious election year. Each political party's candidate elicits polarizing reactions from the other side.
Hall Benefits Law
A federal district court has awarded injunctive relief, including claims processing, after finding that an insurer acting as a third-party administrator (TPA) for a self-insured...
As promised, Cal/OSHA recently published Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) addressing various aspects of the Workplace Violence Prevention Plan ("WVPP")...
Diaz Trade Law
The False Claims Act (FCA) is a powerful federal anti-fraud law that incentivizes average people to expose fraud. The law attempts to reward whistleblowers and disincentivize committing fraud and can be used to expose customs fraud.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
In Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. v. President and Fellows of Harvard College, et al., the Supreme Court of the United States dealt a heavy blow to diversity initiatives...
Plunkett & Cooney
The IRS recently issued a news release outlining potential warning signs for businesses to use to determine whether their Employee Retention Credit ...
Kilgore & Kilgore
In July 2023, the Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit held that three window blind installers deserved the opportunity to go to trial on the issue of whether their employer owed them unpaid overtime.
Kilgore & Kilgore
On February 8, 2024, the Supreme Court ruled for protecting employee rights in whistleblower cases where lawfully protected actions are contributing factors to adverse employment actions.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
In February 2024, California State Senator Dave Cortese introduced Senate Bill (SB) 1299. The bill would add section 3212.81 to the California Labor Code to establish a workers' compensation...
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