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Holland & Knight
Everyone is trying to comprehend just how the recent Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (the Act), enacted on Dec. 22, 2017, will impact them.
BakerHostetler
This issue should never have arisen, the Supreme Court should not have had to address it in 2015, and it shouldn't have required Supreme Court attention a second time ...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
From Mark Zuckerberg to the mayor of Stockton, the concept of Universal Basic Income is catching fire. What is this newfangled concept, and what can employers expect in the new emerging economy?
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
An employer violated employee's labor rights by offering her a separation agreement that contained unlawful terms ruled a National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB") ...
Foley & Lardner
The Department of Labor issued the final disability claims regulations on December 16, 2016. These regulations are effective for all claims filed on or after April 1, 2018.
Fisher Phillips LLP
Offering health, retirement, and workers' compensation benefits to the varied gig workforce, while maintaining some affordability to the worker while also avoiding the 30 percent cost increase ...
Littler Mendelson
At approximately 1:00 a.m. CST on February 16, 2018, the Austin, Texas City Council approved an ordinance establishing a paid sick leave requirement that will apply to all private employers located within the City.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
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
Arnold & Porter
Public boards and compensation committees will need to take action on this before proxy season.
BakerHostetler
One of the tactics in the current plaintiffs' wage and hour playbook is to bring a second claim after settlement of an initial class or collective action lawsuit.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Within eight days of each other Bill Shorten and ACTU head, Sally McManus, have called for changes to the enterprise bargaining regime which is a central feature of Labor's own Fair Work Act.
Carlton Fields
Not only does the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act contain a tax incentive to promote the offering of paid family medical leave (FML), but it creates a lower-cost way to eliminate common complications ...
Proskauer Rose LLP
Anthony Cacace and partner Robert Projansky discuss how severance plans can be subject to ERISA. We will discuss the key advantages of having severance pay arrangements covered by ERISA and what employers can do to design plans that comply with the substantive and procedural requirements of ERISA, but also maximize the likelihood of benefiting from ERISA coverage.
Littler Mendelson
In 2017, legislatures in more than 40 jurisdictions across the United States considered more than 100 bills intended to narrow the lingering pay gap between men and women.
McDermott Will & Emery
The Department of Labor announced increased penalties for employee benefit plans under ERISA.
Drew Eckl & Farnham, LLP
Following an injury arising out of and in the course of employment, Georgia's workers' compensation laws require an employer/insurer to pay workers' compensation benefits ...
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP
On December 16, 2016, the Department of Labor issued final rules amending the claims procedures applicable to employee benefit plans that provide disability benefits and are subject to ERISA.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
A Senate HELP Subcommittee held a hearing to explore issues related to challenges for Gig Economy workers in saving for retirement, and how legislation could help remove barriers for these workers and the companies with which they partner.
Phelps Dunbar LLP
On October 30, 2017, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) appealed an August 31, 2017 ruling by United States District Judge Amos Mazzant, III, which struck down a controversial Obama-era overtime ...
Phelps Dunbar LLP
In a decision rendered on November 9, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit affirmed a district court's ruling that an employer was not liable under the Fair Labor Standards Act ...
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McDermott Will & Emery
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Fisher Phillips LLP
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Fisher Phillips LLP
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Ford & Harrison LLP
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Fisher Phillips LLP
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