On November 17, 2023, the New York governor signed into law S4516, which amends Section 5-336 of the New York General Obligations Law to restrict certain terms from being included in release agreements...
Davis Malm & D’Agostine
On June 30, 2023, Michelle Cassorla‘s article, "Employee Rights in Mass Layoffs," was published by HR Daily Advisor.
When faced with a layoff or termination, one of the most frequently asked questions is whether an employee is eligible for severance.
Ward and Smith, P.A.
At Ward and Smith's recent annual Employment Law Symposium, Oden invited plaintiffs' attorneys Faith Herndon and Denise Cline to shed light on how employers can remain compliant and avoid...
While the U.S. economy is showing signs of recovery, or at least a "soft landing," the outlook for the legal market remains mixed in 2023.
It is unfortunately likely that the federal government will shut down after funding expires this Saturday. This Alert discusses many of the significant employment-related issues caused by the shutdown.
It is now widely believed that Congress will fail to agree on a continuing resolution to secure short-term funding for the federal government while the Senate and House negotiate...
Brown Rudnick LLP
In two previous posts, we addressed several wage-hour and contracts-related issues arising from a potential government shutdown. In this third — and, hopefully, final — post on this subject...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
It's unnatural – 2023 saw a historic number of bills introduced, many of which we previously detailed but failed to proceed past the June House of Origin deadline.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
On August 30, 2023, the National Labor Relations Board (the "Board") released a pair of decisions: Wendt Corporation, 372 NLRB No. 135 (2023)...
In two recent decisions the National Labor Relations Board overruled precedent that had allowed unionized employers to lawfully change terms and condition of employment if the changes...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Management rights clauses that do not explicitly state they survive contract expiration will not survive contract expiration and cannot be relied upon by an employer to establish a past practice.
At the end of June 2023, the New York Department of Labor (DOL) issued final amended regulations to the state's Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (NY WARN) Act.
Proskauer Rose LLP
The New York State Department of Labor ("NYS DOL") issued updated regulations under the New York State Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act ("the Act")...
Navigating the complexities of employment termination is no easy task, with significant implications for the parties involved.
Poyner Spruill LLP
ith a weakening economy, many employers are now facing tough cost reduction decisions, which include possible separation of employees. Once it is decided to implement...
In recent months there have been discussions regarding layoffs in the tech industry. Despite an overall low unemployment rate, a recent Nerd Wallet article cited layoffs...
In New Jersey, employees generally do not have a right to paid time off unless it is explicitly stated in a contract or employment policy. Paid time off policies and the payment...
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
New York State (NYS) and New York City (NYC) have been characteristically busy – enacting, amending and clarifying
Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
Last week, I wrote about legislation, 2022 Cal. Stats. ch. 617, that among other things eliminated the word "executive" from the numerous sections of the California Corporations Code...