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Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
The Supreme Court is set to hear oral argument in October on whether class and collective action waivers are enforceable.
Thompson Coburn LLP
The legalization of cannabis in California raises significant questions as to whether employers can enforce policies prohibiting cannabis use by employees.
Effective July 1, 2017, California employers with 25 or more employees are required to provide to new employees upon hire and to current employees upon request notice regarding the rights of victims...
Jackson Lewis P.C.
The Nevada Equal Rights Commission has issued an official Notice for the Nevada Pregnant Workers' Fairness Act.
Proskauer Rose LLP
We are on the verge of the Board majority changing for the first time in approximately a decade.
Jackson Lewis P.C.
Curbing a litigation tactic used by class action plaintiffs, U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that such plaintiffs may not voluntarily dismiss their claims upon receiving an adverse class certification decision...
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
The U.S. Department of Labor is seeking public input on what to do with the Obama administration overtime rule.
Venable LLP
The Court also held that an employer who informs its employees of their entitlement to a day of rest does not incur liability when those employees voluntarily elect to work.
Littler Mendelson
On July 18, 2017, in Gold v. New York Life Ins. Co., New York's Appellate Division, First Department issued a decision that directly contradicted the decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals...
Proskauer Rose LLP
The U.S. Department of Labor has announced that on Wednesday, July 26, 2017, it will formally seek public comment on the overtime rule by publishing a Request for Information (RFI).
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Fortunately, there are a number of steps workplace investigators can take to minimize the chances that this will occur.
Fisher Phillips LLP
Employers are increasingly using biometric data such as facial characteristics, hand geometry, retina/iris scans, fingerprints and voiceprints in the workplace.
Jackson Lewis P.C.
California's Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) has approved new regulations to protect transgender individuals, effective July 1, 2017.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Ashley Laken was quoted in a July 12 story from Human Resource Executive, "Is the Persuader Rule in Peril?" on the Department of Labor's recently issued notice of proposed rulemaking...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
San Francisco is likely to be the next jurisdiction to prohibit employers from asking job applicants about wage history.
Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd.
The program will include panel discussions on the Trump Administration's impact on various employment and employee benefit laws, the significant increase in employee fraud and embezzlement...
Littler Mendelson
On July 12, 2017, the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce held a hearing concerning the need for legislation to redefine the joint employer standard.
Green and Spiegel LLP
This week, USCIS issued a new Form I-9 (edition date: 7/17/2017) that all employers must begin using for new-hire verifications starting on or after Monday, September 18, 2017.
Reed Smith
On July 13, 2017, in a decision with serious repercussions on the scope of PAGA discovery, the California Supreme Court overruled the Court of Appeals in Williams v. Superior Court to allow state-wide discovery of Marshalls employees' contact information, ..
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Philippe Weiss was interviewed on July 12 by WGN Radio on a recent study about the level of weariness women and men feel spending one-on-one time with the opposite sex.
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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.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On May 30, 2017, the New York City Council passed the "Fair Workweek" legislative package.
Littler Mendelson
Dear Littler: One of our employees here in Iowa has requested to bring a pet pig to work for "emotional support" purposes. A pig! In a factory! Do I need to entertain her request?
Fisher Phillips LLP
While most employers know – or quickly learn – that they should avoid interrogating their employees about union matters...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
United States Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta recently withdrew the federal Wage & Hour Division's (WHD) Obama-era guidance documents on independent contractors and joint employment.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Last week, on June 15, 2017, a California Court of Appeal reaffirmed the principle that individuals performing work for the direct benefit of an employer are entitled to wage and hour protections...
Littler Mendelson
Effective May 30, 2017, Japan amended its omnibus data protection law, the Personal Information Protection Act ("PIPA"), to add new compliance requirements that will have an immediate impact on many U.S. multinational employers with employees in Japan.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Regulations drafted by California's Fair Employment and Housing Council addressing issues related to gender identity will become effective July 1, 2017.
Fisher Phillips LLP
Here's some advice you probably didn't think you needed, employers: you should avoid, at all costs, giving or threatening to give your employees the biblical Mark of the Beast.
Butler Snow LLP
Recently, a Pennsylvania YMCA stopped showing cable news shows on the TVs in its gym because they were prompting political squabbles among its members.
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