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Ford & Harrison LLP
Yesterday, in two long-awaited decisions, the New York State Appellate Division, Second Department ruled that home care workers who worked 24-hour shifts, commonly referred to as "live-in" shifts, were required to be paid for all 24 hours...
Ford & Harrison LLP
Does your company control or process personal data of employees residing in the European Union? If so, be aware of the upcoming implementation of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).
Green and Spiegel LLP
Starting Monday, September 18, USCIS will no longer accept previous versions of Form I-9 for Employment Eligibility Verification.
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
The DOL has not abandoned its goal of updating the overtime regulations, however. The new Labor Secretary, Alexander Acosta...
Fisher Phillips LLP
With the rise of "Uber-ization" of the workforce in the gig economy, many companies, including Fortune 500 firms and IT companies, are adopting a freelance model for its workforce.
Drew Eckl & Farnham, LLP
The affirmative defense of willful misconduct has seen several dramatic changes in the last few years, with decisions from the Georgia Court of Appeals and now the Georgia Supreme Court.
Drew Eckl & Farnham, LLP
In this day and age, employees are required to lodge away from home for days and weeks at a time to be near an employer's job site or to conduct business for the employer.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Flu season is coming, and healthcare (and other) organizations may be asking whether they should have mandatory flu vaccine policies.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
The IRS has announced that 401(k) and similar retirement plans may make hardship and loan distributions to victims of Hurricane Irma and members of their family who live and work in the disaster areas...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In light of the technological advancements of the past decade, the Illinois legislature enacted this law to protect the "biometric data" of individuals, including their fingerprints, retinal scans, and facial recognition.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In Sauter v. Colts Neck Volunteer Fire Company No. 2, a published opinion issued on September 13, 2017, a three-judge panel of the Appellate Division of New Jersey held that a plaintiff's CEPA retaliation claim...
Ford & Harrison LLP
On Thursday, September 14, 2017, the Florida Supreme Court held that referral sources can be valid legitimate business interests under Florida's non-compete statute...
Womble Carlyle
The court held that the DOL overstepped its rulemaking authority by increasing the salary threshold to a point that rendered employees' duties irrelevant.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
On September 12, 2017, the New York City Commission on Human Rights released two eagerly-awaited Fact Sheets to aid in the interpretation of the NYC salary history ban, which goes into effect...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
New Jersey's Appellate Division upheld summary judgment dismissing a claim of whistleblower retaliation under the Conscientious Employee Protection Act ("CEPA"), finding that plaintiff...
Littler Mendelson
September 15 was the last day in 2017 for bills to pass both houses of the California Legislature and be forwarded to the governor.
Vedder, Price P.C.
On September 5, 2017, USCIS and its E-Verify division released a redesigned participation poster.
K&L Gates
According to the Investment Company Institute, at the end of the first quarter of 2017, assets in IRAs and defined contribution plans totalled $8.2 trillion and $7.3 trillion, respectively.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
On May 4, 2017, New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio signed into law the legislation that bans New York City employers from inquiring about or seeking the salary history of job candidates.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The legal support for the federal enclave doctrine comes from the United States Constitution. Congress has the power to exercise exclusive legislation over "all Places purchased by the Consent of the Legislature...
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While the SJC's decision allowed Barbuto to pursue her handicap discrimination claim, the Court noted that it does not necessarily guarantee that she will ultimately succeed in proving discrimination.
Fakhoury Law Group
It is common knowledge, even outside the immigration world, that the Trump Administration is attempting to tighten immigration.
Duane Morris LLP
The probability of a court issuing a permanent injunction or agency action rescinding or modifying the Final Rule could be influenced by the upcoming presidency of Donald Trump and change in administration.
Proskauer Rose LLP
As we previously reported, the New York Workers' Compensation Board in July adopted final regulations for implementation of the PFLL.
Warner Norcross & Judd LLP
The facts, as alleged by Waymo, are fairly juicy and they implicate a plethora of legal issues beyond just trade secret misappropriation.
BakerHostetler
On July 17, 2017, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court concluded that an employee could sue her employers for state law disability discrimination for failing to accommodate her use of medical marijuana after she failed to pass a drug test. In so holding, the court interpreted workplace protections not explicitly stated in Massachusetts' medical marijuana law.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
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Fisher Phillips LLP
As the U.S. unemployment continues to drop to pre-recession levels, the supply of motivated and qualified workers is tightening.
Barnes & Thornburg
According to the National Conference of State Legislatures, 29 states have "comprehensive public medical marijuana and cannabis programs" and 16 states have more limited programs that allow for the use of "low THC....
Fisher Phillips LLP
The Kentucky Supreme Court ruled today that wage and hour class actions for unpaid wages may be maintained in the state, the first-ever time such lawsuits have been ruled viable.
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