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Fisher Phillips LLP
Your employees could be at a heightened risk for developing an addiction to opioids after a workplace injury. Now is the time to take measures to minimize the risk of this happening to them.
Fisher Phillips LLP
After nearly 10 years of start-and-stop efforts on Beacon Hill, Governor Charlie Baker signed "An Act Relative to Economic Development in the Commonwealth" on Friday evening, which includes sweeping
Holland & Knight
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker on Aug. 10, 2018, signed into law the Massachusetts Noncompetition Agreement Act (Act) governing noncompetition agreements signed by employees who work or reside in Massachusetts. The
Foley Hoag LLP
As expected, yesterday (August 10, 2018) Governor Baker signed the new Massachusetts noncompete bill into law. A summary of the law is here.
Littler Mendelson
The South Carolina Human Affairs Commission (SCHAC) has released its new workplace poster, revised to reflect certain changes required by the recently enacted South Carolina Pregnancy Accommodations
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Last October, we wrote about a Chicago ordinance requiring hotel employers to, among other things, equip hotel employees assigned to work in guestrooms or restrooms with portable emergency contact...
Thompson Coburn LLP
Mislabeling a worker as an independent contractor creates potential liability for failure to comply with California's wage and hour requirements, as well as for employment taxes and penalties.
Thompson Coburn LLP
On February 6, 2018, the Subcommittee on Primary Health and Retirement Security of the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions held a hearing on "Exploring the ‘Gig Economy' ...
Proskauer Rose LLP
The Department of Labor fully rescinded the 2016 changes made to the Persuader Rules. The DOL concluded that the 2016 rule changes "exceeded the authority of the Labor-Management Reporting ...
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
The Office of Labor Policy & Standards, the office responsible for enforcing NYC's employment laws, recently released guidance on the new Temporary Schedule Change Law.
Fisher Phillips LLP
We've been asking for increased regulation of the gig economy, and we got it – just not the kind of regulation businesses were hoping for.
McDermott Will & Emery
The Internal Revenue Service recently released final regulations confirming that employers can use plan forfeitures to fund qualified non-elective contributions (QNECs)
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
An employer did not incur waiting time penalties for inadvertently misstating the amount of pay on a final paycheck, but was liable for its delay in correcting the error.
Proskauer Rose LLP
The New York City Commission on Human Rights (the "Commission") has issued a mandatory notice posting and information sheet for distribution to employees pursuant to the recently enacted Stop Sexual
Duane Morris LLP
As a general rule, employers must pay non-exempt employees for all time that they work (broadly defined) and that includes getting ready for work (preliminary activities) and finishing work...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Synopsis: Labor friendly states will likely be looking for opportunities to lessen the financial blow of the Supreme Court's decision in Janus v. AFSCME.
Fisher Phillips LLP
California has adopted a new ABC test for determining whether a worker should be classified as an employee or an independent contractor.
Fisher Phillips LLP
In one of its most anticipated cases in decades, the U.S. Supreme Court on June 26 upheld President Trump's latest "travel ban," delivering a key win to the Trump administration and one of its strict immigration...
Fisher Phillips LLP
The Colorado Court of Appeals in Paradine v. Goei held that the Colorado Wage Claim Act does not categorically bar individual liability for unpaid wages, rejecting arguments that a 2003...
Fisher Phillips LLP
This article discusses the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Janus v. AFSCME prohibiting public-sector employers from collecting "fair share" fees from non-union employees.
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On February 6, 2018, Seyfarth Shaw Partner Jerry Maatman and Bloomberg Law Senior Legal Editor Perry Cooper presented a timely event on "Top Trends In Workplace Class Action Litigation Panel Discussion."
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I recently found out that one of my employees has been sharing his salary with other employees and posting it on his Facebook page.
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Wisconsin employers that have found themselves frustrated by the fact that they can end an employment relationship for legitimate, business-related reasons yet the employee can still collect unemployment benefits...
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Seyfarth Synopsis: On February 6, 2018, Seyfarth Shaw Partner Jerry Maatman and Bloomberg Law Senior Legal Editor Perry Cooper presented a timely event on "Top Trends In Workplace Class Action...
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As part of Proskauer's collaboration with the New York City Bar Justice Center, I recently had the honor of assisting an Army veteran in his claim for disability benefits ...
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The new poster, which is available in English and Spanish, assists employers in complying with the notice and posting requirements.
Foley & Lardner
Earlier this month, the Department of Labor (DOL) released its Final Rule seeking to expand the scope of participation in Association Health Plans.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
It is the Board's position that the ADR program provides parties with greater control over their cases and more "creative, flexible, and customized settlements," and will save the parties time and money.
Holland & Knight
New York employers must prepare to provide required sexual harassment training to employees.
Foley & Lardner
On July 18, 2018, the federal Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) sent a proposed rule to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance.
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