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Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) can be daunting but many answers are found within the FMLA regulations themselves.
Proskauer Rose LLP
By a vote of 50 to 48 the U.S. Senate confirmed Republican John Ring as a Member of the National Labor Relations Board, giving the agency a full five member complement. Member Ring ...
Proskauer Rose LLP
The Board is now operating at a full complement and is issuing decisions on a fairly regular basis. Nothing earth shattering in terms of law (which is kind of a relief) ...
Proskauer Rose LLP
As we previously reported here, here and here, the NLRB's "joint employer" standard has vacillated over the last several years, and currently remains in flux.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Following up on the NLRB's decision in The Boeing Company, 365 NLRB No. 154 (Dec. 14, 2017), on June 6, NLRB General Counsel Peter Robb issued a new Guidance Memorandum (18-04) ...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On June 1, 2018, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled that an asset purchaser that was deemed a successor was liable to pay the seller's withdrawal liability even though the purchaser ...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The U.S. Department of Labor's (DOL) Wage and Hour Division (WHD) has been busy. In March of this year, the WHD announced a new nationwide initiative ...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The ecclesiastical abstention doctrine can provide religious institutions with protection from employment-related lawsuits.
Ford & Harrison LLP
The Fourth Circuit is the federal appeals court with jurisdiction over the federal district courts in Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
In our sister blog, ADR: Advice from the Trenches, Don Davis explores back-to-back decisions by New York's intermediate appellate court that applied very narrow state law principles permitting vacatur of...
Brodies LLP
In April 2018, two black men entered a Starbucks store in Philadelphia and asked to use the bathroom. An employee informed them that this was a customer only service ...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On June 6, 2018, the NLRB;S general counsel issued a new guidance memorandum that contains updated guidance on how the regional offices should be reviewing and interpreting unfair labor practice charges ...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Pay equity legislation is burgeoning. In 2017, several jurisdictions approved bans on salary history inquiries, and the trend continues in 2018.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On April 3, 2018, the Department of Labor's (DOL) Wage and Hour Division (WHD) officially launched its Payroll Audit Independent Determination (PAID) program.
Littler Mendelson
Every year state laws and local ordinances take effect after the first of the year, and 2018 is no exception.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Late last month, Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy signed "An Act Concerning Pay Equity," prohibiting Connecticut-based employers from inquiring about a prospective employee's salary or compensation history.
Ford & Harrison LLP
In a 20-page memorandum dated June 6, 2018, National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) General Counsel Peter Robb issued guidance to the Regions on handbook rules ...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Synopsis: Last month, the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training released the state's final paid sick and safe leave regulations.
McDermott Will & Emery
A federal judge in the Northern District of Illinois recently dismissed a lawsuit against Northwestern University alleging that the University and its fiduciaries mismanaged its retirement and voluntary savings plans.
Duane Morris LLP
As reported in our previous Alert, the National Labor Relations Board in The Boeing Company, 365 NLRB No. 154 (Dec. 14, 2017), established new standards for interpreting handbook rules.
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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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Last week, US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) took another step in the overall DHS effort to reduce the rate of overstays with a focus on the student and exchange visitor populations.
Fakhoury Law Group
The MOU will increase the ability of the agencies to share information and identify, investigate, and prosecute employers who may be discriminating against U.S. workers and/or violating immigration laws.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
We all know (or should know) that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and other discrimination laws prohibit intentional discrimination "because of" protected characteristics like race, age, gender...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
California's AB 2069, a bill to require employers to accommodate medical cannabis users, recently failed to advance past committee.
Fisher Phillips LLP
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Littler Mendelson
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