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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...
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
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.
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...
Kilgore & Kilgore
The U.S. Department of Labor has announced new proposed overtime protections that would extend overtime compensation to 3.6 million salaried workers.
Barnes & Thornburg
Jan. 1, 2024 was the effective date for the Illinois Paid Leave for All Workers Act, which allows employees to earn up to five days of paid leave that they can use for any reason of their choosing.
Greenberg Glusker Fields Claman & Machtinger
A close read from a lawyer on the gains in the collective bargaining agreement addressing artificial intelligence — from digital replicas to synthetic performers.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Released by the IRS in the final days of 2023, Notice 2024-2 offers guidance on several aspects of the SECURE 2.0 Act, particularly focusing on instructions related to designated Roth matching ...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On April 3, 2024, the Department of Labor (DOL) released its final rule amending Prohibited Transaction Exemption 84-14 (PTE 84-14).
Kilgore & Kilgore
In April, the Fifth Circuit of Appeals found that Carolyn Spears, formerly a tenured professor at Louisiana College (LC), had made out a prima facie case of age, sex...
Bass, Berry & Sims
While the sweltering roil of temporary regulatory changes related to the COVID-19 pandemic may have cooled and the initial burst of SECURE 2.0 steam begins...
Stites & Harbison PLLC
Many companies struggle with how to best compensate and incentivize their key employees. Salary and short-term bonuses alone may not be sufficient.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
In 2022, the Maryland General Assembly passed the Time to Care Act of 2022 (the "Act"), setting up a paid family and medical leave program for Maryland employees.
Proskauer Rose LLP
In Bulk Transp. v. Teamsters Union No. 142 Pension Fund, No. 23-1563, 2024 WL 1230236 (7th Cir. Mar. 22, 2024), the Seventh Circuit held that the contributions used to calculate an employer's withdrawal liability.
Duane Morris LLP
With the calendar flipped to April, federal contractors and other private employers should take note of approaching deadlines and substantive changes that could significantly impact their legal compliance.
Littler Mendelson
On March 29, 2024, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois issued its decision in Central States, Southeast and Southwest Areas Pension Fund v. Event Media, Inc.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Retirement plan fiduciaries are increasingly operating from a defensive posture as the subject of lawsuits alleging breach of fiduciary duty due to underperforming investments, excessive fees, and failure to select and monitor investment options.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On April 2, 2024, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced its final amendment to prohibited transaction class exemption 84-14 (the QPAM Exemption).
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