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By Mark Blondman
Many employers have implemented workplace safety incentive programs in an effort to reduce time lost to injuries or illness. The programs generally reward workers for reporting near-misses or hazards
By Mark Blondman
In an earlier post, we provided a preview of the New Jersey Paid Sick Leave Act.
By Laura Reathaford, Caroline Powell Donelan, Caitlin I. Sanders
On July 26, 2018, the California Supreme Court issued its long-awaited opinion in Troester v. Starbucks Corp., __ P.3d __ (2018).
By Natalie Alameddine, Caroline Powell Donelan
Last week, in a significant blow to claims that gig economy workers are entitled to pursue disputes on a class or collective basis, and possibly whether those workers will be able to establish that they are employees and not independent contractors, a three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously decertified a class of 240,000 Uber drivers.
By Mark Blondman
As we have advised you in previous blog posts, New York State has passed legislation mandating that employers adopt an anti-harassment policy and conduct harassment training for all employees.
By Merle M. DeLancey Jr.
In February, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs ("OFCCP") sent Corporate Scheduling Announcement Letters ("CSALs") to 1,000 contractor establishments.
By Scott F. Cooper
A decision this week from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has further fueled the debate over whether obesity is a protected impairment under federal and state law.
By Jason Reisman
Here we go again, Pennsylvania employers, but this time on the local front, rather than nationally.
By Daniel L. Morgan
According to the Pew Research Center, as of June 2017, the total amount of U.S. student debt was $1.3 trillion ...
By Anna Svensson
Recently, the New York City Commission on Human Rights (the "Commission") released the Fact Sheet and Notice referenced in the Stop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act (the "Act").
By Anna Svensson
As discussed in our prior blog post, New York State passed anti-sexual harassment legislation earlier this year, which, in part, requires that New York employers adopt a sexual harassment policy and conduct training.
By Laura Reathaford, Caroline Powell Donelan, Caitlin I. Sanders
On July 26, 2018, the California Supreme Court issued its long-awaited opinion in Troester v. Starbucks Corp., __ P.3d __ (2018).
By Joan Bondareff, Steve Caponi, Kate Belmont
The House and Senate were able, at the end of the first session of this Congress, to reach agreement on comprehensive cybersecurity legislation.
By Jeffrey Pitts
The EB-5 Investor Visa Program has been extended with no changes until September 30, 2016. The extension of the EB-5 Program came as part of the omnibus spending bill that Congress agreed to on December 15.
By Elaine Solomon, Joan Bondareff
Colleges and universities must give careful consideration as to how drones are being used, regulated, and/or restricted, so as not to run afoul of federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
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