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Proskauer Rose LLP
On April 14, 2016, the European Parliament approved the General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR" or the "Regulation"), a new regulation that will replace the European Union's ("EU") current data privacy standard.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
New York City recently enacted a law prohibiting employers from asking about a job applicant's salary history during all stages of the employment hiring process. The
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On May 23, 2017, President Trump released his Fiscal Year 2018 (FY2018) budget proposal—a more detailed and developed version (it's nearly 1300 pages long) of the so-called "skinny" budget...
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.C.
Consistent with prior guidance, on April 4, 2017, the Department of Labor ("DOL") officially announced that it would extend for 60 days the applicability date of the fiduciary rule published on April 8, 2016
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
In the waning hours of the 2017 legislative session, Republicans who control both houses of the Minnesota Legislature reached an agreement with Democratic Governor Mark Dayton on a budget bill that removed from a provision that would have preempted Minnesota cities' safe and sick leave ordinances and other labor standards measures.
Pryor Cashman LLP
On May 4, 2017, New York City enacted a new law, set to take effect on October 31, 2017, which prohibits employers with four or more employees from asking about a job applicant's current...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
San Francisco's notoriously employee-friendly ordinances continue to set the standard for its neighboring cities.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Change is coming. We noted recently that the administration is thinking about changing the newly adopted persuader regulations.
Proskauer Rose LLP
The change in a presidential administration always brings changes to government agencies, including the NLRB, as new appointments are made reflecting the policy preferences of the administration.
Proskauer Rose LLP
The fight over the Department of Labor's attempt to "clarify" the 50 plus year interpretation of the persuader rules may be coming to an end.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On May 10, 2017, the Massachusetts House, by unanimous vote (150-to-0), passed the Massachusetts Pregnant Workers Fairness Act.
Proskauer Rose LLP
The California Labor Commissioner's Office recently issued new guidance regarding the application and administration of the state's paid sick leave law.
Newmeyer & Dillion
In Mendoza v. Nordstrom, Inc., Case No. S224611 (May 8, 2017), the California Supreme Court clarified several long-standing issues arising under California Labor Code sections 550 through 5561...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The Trump administration's tough rhetoric and early aggressive actions on immigration promise a period of increased worksite enforcement.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Georgia has a new sick leave law that requires employers to allow the use of available earned sick leave for the care of an employee's immediate family members.
Morgan Lewis
The California Supreme Court recently brought needed clarity to the California Labor Code's "day of rest" provisions (Sections 550-558.)
Fisher Phillips LLP
Summer's approach has sparked renewed interest in the federal Fair Labor Standards Act's provision authorizing a less-than-$7.25 wage rate for certain younger employees in particular circumstances.
The McLane Law Firm
Earlier this week, Massachusetts House of Representatives voted unanimously to pass An Act Establishing the Massachusetts Pregnant Workers Fairness Act...
Ward & Smith
At Ward and Smith, P.A. we recognize that people are our most important resource for sustaining excellent service, and we encourage employees to make a lifelong commitment to learning...
Vedder, Price P.C.
As if employers were not already sufficiently concerned about potential back pay exposure posed by wage and hour lawsuits...
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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.
Ropes & Gray LLP
As a result of these changes, millions of workers will lose their current FLSA-exempt status on December 1, 2016.
Reed Smith
Los Angeles' Minimum Wage Ordinance, passed last summer, begins its steady increase to the city's minimum wage on July 1. The minimum wage will eventually increase to $15.00 by the year 2020 for large employers.
Fisher Phillips LLP
It's hard to keep up with all the recent changes to labor and employment law. While it always seems to evolve at a rapid pace...
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
n May 8, 2017, the California Supreme Court issued its opinion in Mendoza v. Nordstrom, Inc.
Fisher Phillips LLP
New presidents are often judged based on their accomplishments in their first 100 days in office. President Trump is no exception to that rule.
Moritt, Hock & Hamroff LLP
PFL requires almost all New York employers, regardless of size, to provide eligible employees with 12 weeks of paid leave to engage in "family care," namely, to care for a child following birth...
Proskauer Rose LLP
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has signed into law a bill that will make it unlawful for private employers to inquire into or rely upon job applicants' wage history during the hiring process, with limited exception. The law will take effect on October 31, 2017.
Carlton Fields
Can a company prohibit its employees from participating in public writing or speaking engagements without prior company authorization?
Fisher Phillips LLP
In a ruling that could leave employers fuming and possibly cursing, a federal appellate court ruled that an employee who used a public Facebook page to curse out not just his boss...
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