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By Catharine Morisset
The gig economy just got a strong ally in its fight to remain union-free: the federal government. The latest development in the ongoing saga involving an attempt to put into place ...
By Sean Kingston
It is no secret that labor laws have been unable to keep pace with the changing economy. Recently, however, it appears the effort to spur change has been resuscitated, as proposals come in from the left...
By Lisa McGlynn
U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta made the news again this week due to his remarks on the ever-growing gig economy and the need for increased legislative attention on this topic.
By Julia H. Wilson
In a solid win for New York City employers, the New York Court of Appeals held that a worker cannot bring a disability discrimination claim under New York City law based solely on a perception ...
By Melissa Osipoff
New York City's Fair Workweek Law takes effect on November 26, 2017, thereby limiting the scheduling options and reducing the flexibility of retail and fast food employers.
By Travis Vance
If you're not already listening to the GaryVee Audio Experience Podcast, I recommend starting immediately.
By Fisher & Philips LLP
I am not encouraging workplace violence, even for individuals who may deserve a good old fashioned whooping. However, it is worth noting that one of the few Hollywood celebrities ...
By Wendy McGuire Coats
"Isms" can be tough, like the words racism, ageism, and sexism. "Ism" is even its own word. It is a noun meaning "a distinctive doctrine, theory, system or practice."
By Richard Meneghello
While misclassification battles over the status of gig economy workers rage here in the United States, we are by no means the only country grappling with these thorny 21st-century legal issues.
By Lauren Fuiman Cell
Fisher & Phillips LLP attorneys are not only well equipped to assist employers in developing or updating safety and health management programs for employees working domestically ...
By Melissa Osipoff
Navigating the minefield of New York labor and employment laws can be challenging for companies operating in New York, particularly businesses that are new to the state.
By Clarence Belnavis, Richard Meneghello
The Oregon state agency charged with enforcing the state's wage and hour laws has announced the largest civil penalty against an employer in its long history – nearly $277,000.
By Ilanit Fischler
As more states legalize marijuana for medical use, employers are asking themselves whether they need to hire or continue to employ those who have a prescription for marijuana and test positive for marijuana.
By Lariza A. Hebert, Pamela Williams
When many employers hear the term "gig economy," they immediately think of popular services such as Uber and Lyft.
By Allison Kheel, Miranda Watkins
In a unanimous decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that a federal procedural rule that allows a district court to extend an appeal deadline by no more than 30 days is a non-jurisdictional ...
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