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By Cassandra Labbees, Tzvia Feiertag
The Internal Revenue Service ("IRS") has released Notice 2018-94
By Sharon L. Lippett, Gretchen Harders
Based on proposed regulations released by the U.S. Department of Treasury on November 14, 2018, participants in 401(k) and 403(b) plans may find it easier to get hardship withdrawals as early as plan years ...
By Alkida Kacani
On November 6, 2018, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit handed down a decision that impacts employers across all industries, including the financial services industry.
By David W. Garland, Nathaniel M. Glasser, Paulina Grabczak
Cannabis has been legalized in Canada as of October 17, 2018. What does this mean for employers with employees traveling to and from Canada?
By Michael Lynch
Last month, the New York State Court of Appeals invalidated a state Department of Health (DOH) regulation that restricted certain health care providers contracting with the state from paying executives more than $199,000 annually, regardless of whether the funds came from the state or not.
By James A. Goodman, David Prager
In its 2008 landmark decision Edwards v. Arthur Andersen LLP (2008) 44 Cal. 4th 937, the California Supreme Court set forth a broad prohibition against non-compete provisions, but it left open whether or to what extent employee non-solicit provisions were enforceable.
By Jeffrey H. Ruzal, Nancy Gunzenhauser Popper
Effective December 31, 2018, New York State's salary basis threshold for exempt executive and administrative employees ...
By Paul DeCamp
This provision of the Handbook flew largely under the radar for years.
By Nancy Gunzenhauser Popper, Asa Smith
Pursuant to its mandate to implement the new anti-sexual harassment training requirements under the Stop Sexual Harassment Act (the "Act").
By Julie Badel
Joining several other federal appellate courts including the Fourth and Ninth Circuits , on October 22, 2018 the Seventh Circuit concluded in Herrington v. Waterstone Mortgage Corporation, No. 17-3609 (7th Cir. Oct. 22, 2018).
By Kevin Sullivan
In April 2018, we wrote about the California Supreme Court's decision in Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court
By Edward Yennock, Lauri F. Rasnick
In May, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis that employers may lawfully require employees to sign arbitration agreements that include a waiver of the right to participate in an employee class action lawsuit or arbitration.
By Brian W. Steinbach
In our July 9, 2018 post we reported that a seven-member majority of the D.C. Council had introduced a bill, Bill 22-0913 to repeal Initiative 77, an initiative that District of Columbia voters approved on June 27, 2018...
By Nathaniel M. Glasser, Cassandra Labbees
Employers and health plans should be aware that two recent federal decisions have recognized that the non-discrimination provision in the Affordable Care Act prohibits discrimination...
By Nancy Gunzenhauser Popper, Frances L. Kenajian
On January 1, 2019, the length of paid leave and amount of weekly benefits under the New York Paid Family Leave Act ("NY PFL") are scheduled to increase, the first of three yearly increases.