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By David M. Gobeo, Viktoryia Johnson
According to the W&HD, all FLSA-covered employers are eligible to participate in PAID.
By David Cheng, Ross Boughton
On March 5, 2018, the California Supreme Court issued a ruling clarifying how employers must handle flat-sum bonuses (i.e., additional compensation that does not change depending on...
By Frederick Warren, David R. Anderson
Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits disability discrimination in places of public accommodation, which includes businesses that are open to the public – like shopping malls, restaurants ...
By Eric Su, Johanna G. Zelman
On December 8, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit (which has jurisdiction over federal district courts in Connecticut, New York and Vermont) ruled in favor of an employer ...
By Rachel Ullrich
Executive Summary: The city of Austin, Texas has become the first Southern city to require virtually all private employers to offer paid sick leave to employees working within Austin's city limits
By Frederick Warren, Henry Warnock
On August 27, 2015, the Board issued its decision in BFI.
By David S. Kim, Jeffrey A. Shooman
Overruling prior circuit precedent, the full U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held today that sexual orientation discrimination is a subset of sex discrimination under Title VII.
By Russell Jackson
Executive Summary: On February 21, 2018, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals held an attorney could perform the essential functions of her job while working remotely for a ten-week period.
By Ross Boughton, Geetha Adinata, Charlie Roach
Executive Summary: In a development welcomed by employers state-wide, the California Labor Commissioners Office released a template notice form for California's recently enacted Immigrant Worker Protection Act well in advance of the July 1, 2018, deadline imposed by the law.
By Salvador Simao
Executive Summary: March Madness, the NCAA Division 1 college basketball tournament, is rapidly approaching. Second in betting popularity only to the Super Bowl, some have predicted as much as $3 billion ...
By Jeffrey Ashendorf
Under the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the "Code"), businesses are entitled to a general business credit which is made up of several component credits, including the Work Opportunity Credit ...
By Salvador Simao, Joanna Rich, Priya Amin
This Valentine's Day, employers across industries are reevaluating their workplace dating and sexual harassment policies.
By Salvador Simao, Joanna Rich, Priya Amin
New Jersey extends workplace protections to breastfeeding mothers, requiring employers of all sizes to provide employees with time and space to express breastmilk.
With hiring about to pick up, this is a great time for a refresher on employers' obligations under the Equal Pay Act, brought to you by the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals—which covers Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin.
By Ford & Harrison LLP
Employers have high expectations for business and headcount growth in 2018, but a severe skills shortage in the fastest growing sectors could hinder plans...
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