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By Richard Meneghello
I recently wrote about the January 25 decision from the National Labor Relations Board that makes it easier for businesses to classify their workers as independent contractors (SuperShuttle DFW, Inc.).
By Shaun Voigt, Anthony Guzman, Aaron D. Langberg
A California Court of Appeal just announced a sweeping change in California's reporting time pay rules which now prohibits a common scheduling practice used by employers throughout the state (Ward v. Tilly's, Inc.).
By Charles Caulkins
The Florida Supreme Court on Tuesday blocked a Miami Beach law that would have raised the minimum wage in the city.
By Sadé Tidwell, Ebony Hayes
We previously summarized the state-level minimum wage increases for 2019
By Robert Fallah
On January 25, 2019, the Illinois State Supreme Court ruled that the state's Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA)
By Shanon Stevenson
The federal government just published its final rule amending the regulations that will govern petitions filed under the H-1B work visa lottery.
By Eric T. Baginski, Rosemary Gousman, David Treibman
New Jersey has joined the ranks of California, New York, Massachusetts, and Washington D.C. in adopting legislation that will gradually increase the state's minimum wage to $15 an hour for most employees.
By Samuel Lillard, Sarah Moore
In one of his last acts in office, former Governor Rick Snyder signed Michigan's Paid Medical Leave Act into law, which will for the first time require employers in the state to provide paid sick leave to their workforces.
By Stephanie R. Alexander, Catharine Morisset
Stephanie and Catharine explain that leave laws continue to be complex, but they urge employers to have a written policy on paid sick leave.
By Todd B. Logsdon
Indiana GOP lawmaker and Chamber of Commerce join forces to support a bill to require a penalty for workplace fatalities of $100,000 per employee killed.
By David Klass, Travis Vance
An accident happens and an employee is seriously injured and admitted to the hospital. Not only does the company need to conduct an investigation into what happened, but it must report the injury to OSHA as well.
By Cheryl Behymer
Employers received a bit of good news today as the federal government announced the deadline for submitting their EEO-1 reports has been extended until May 31.
By Howard Mavity
Until the 1950s, tuberculosis terrified people in both developed and undeveloped countries, causing thousands of sanitariums to "isolate" patients.
By Eric T. Baginski, Cheryl Behymer, Steven Bernstein, Caroline Brown, Felix Digilov, David Klass, Todd B. Logsdon, Reyburn Lominack III, Howard Mavity, Richard Meneghello, Joshua Nadreau, Melissa Osipoff, Mathew Parker, Thomas Rebel, Justin Reiter, Anderson Scott, Shanon Stevenson, Travis Vance, Franklin Wolf, Sara A. Zimmerman
It's hard to keep up with all the recent changes to labor and employment law. While the law always seems to evolve at a rapid pace ...
By Christopher Alvarez, Crystal Trotter
Consider the all-too-real scenario of meeting with your employee for a disciplinary discussion. At the start of the meeting, he innocently puts his phone face down on the table.
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