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By Carolyn Cody-Jones
A recent decision in the federal district court for the Eastern District of California is one of the first to recognize application of the False Claims Act to Department of Defense cybersecurity requirements, ...
By Thomas J. Szymanski
As we cautioned on November 15, 2018, Governor Phil Murphy's top legislative priority to increase the minimum wage to $15 per hour is inching closer to a reality.
By Jason Reisman
On January 23, 2019, the Department of Labor ("DOL") passed along another potential bombshell rule ...
By Jason Reisman
Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water, the U.S. Department of Labor ("DOL") reappears to address an issue that has most American employers on edge.
By Andrew Napier
On December 6, the Philadelphia City Council passed two pieces of legislation that already are being touted as altering the landscape for workers in the city, especially those in the service industry.
By Thomas J. Szymanski
New Jersey's minimum wage will increase by 25 cents, from $8.60 to $8.85 per hour, effective January 1, 2019.
By Thomas J. Szymanski
The Fair Credit Reporting Act provides federally-imposed limitations on all employers who seek information from a Consumer Reporting Agency about an applicant or employee for use in making an employment decision...
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.
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