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By Michael Gonzales
Prompted by a letter from State Senator Charles Perry, R-Lubbock, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton issued an advisory opinion asserting that a court would ‘likely determine' that ERISA preempts certain state regulations pertaining to health reimbursement arrangements
By Ashley Arnett
In late 2016, the California Supreme Court in Augustus v. ABM Security Services, Inc. published a decision which held that on-duty and on-call rest periods are not permissible under state law ...
By Christopher H. Wood
The United States' chief antitrust enforcer recently reiterated his office is serious about curtailing employee wage-fixing and no-poaching agreements.
By Matthew Garrett-Pate, Nicholas Haynes
In the wake of the #MeToo and "Time's Up" movements sweeping the country, sexual harassment complaints in the workplace are being brought to light at alarming rates across every industry.
By Colin P. Hackett
Newark Managing Partner Colin P. Hackett recently obtained a favourable defense verdict on behalf of a logistics client arising out of a New Jersey motor vehicle accident.
By Alyssa Watzman, Elizabeth Dill, Griffen Thorne
On January 22, 2018, the United States Supreme Court denied a petition for writ of certiorari that requested review of the court's May 2016 ruling in Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins.
By Christopher E. Ballod
2018 kicked off with security researchers finding two serious security flaws in chips used in personal computers and mobile devices.
By Erica Rocush
In addition to cutting taxes, "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017," passed at the very end of 2017, also acknowledges the importance of the current #MeToo movement and heightened awareness of sexual harassment... In addition to cutting taxes, "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017," passed at the very end of 2017, also acknowledges the importance of the current #MeToo movement and heightened awareness ...
By Ezra Finkle
Each year, activity in the Louisiana Legislature and courts bring about changes to employers in the state.
By Mary A. Smigielski
The following is a summary of some important new and recent state and local laws impacting Illinois employers.
By Erica Rocush
Recently, a California Court of Appeal in Int'l Bhd. of Boilermakers v. NAASCO Holdings Inc., ruled that the California Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act ("CAL-WARN")...
By Alan Rupe, Joseph Dempewolf
On August 28, 2017, Missouri Bill Senate Bill 43 ("SB 43") became law. Among other changes, SB 43 altered the causation standard for proving whether an employer discriminated against an employee ...
By Adam Collyer, Rebecca Goldstein, Sarah Zucco
In 2017, multiple laws were passed or went into effect both in New York City and across the state of New York.
By Bryan Thompson, Sean Hoar
When the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect on May 25, 2018, the European Union (EU) will mark a sea change in how its member states will seek to protect ...
By Meryl Mills, Nicholas Haynes
Each year, activity in the Colorado Legislature and courts brings about change to employers in the state. Below is a brief summary of recent changes and items for employers to consider as they look forward to 2018.
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