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Proskauer Rose LLP
Within the past few weeks, IRS officials have informally indicated that the IRS would begin assessing tax penalties under the Affordable Care Act's (ACA) employer shared responsibility.
Proskauer Rose LLP
A federal district court in Louisiana upheld a Texas state law prohibiting insurers from granting themselves discretion to interpret benefit plans when deciding benefit claims.
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
In response to a surge of sexual misconduct allegations throughout the country, Democratic state senators in Pennsylvania on Wednesday announced legislation that would ban agreements...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The phrase "me too" has powerful cultural and personal resonance—and it has legal significance.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
A Massachusetts federal court has found that reporting a rumored office romance and complaining about paramour favoritism can be protected activity that is protected by anti-retaliation laws.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
On November 7, 2017, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Save Local Businesses Act.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Bucking the nationwide trend, Illinois was unable to pass a law prohibiting employers from asking job applicants about their salary history.
Fisher Phillips LLP
It is no secret that labor laws have been unable to keep pace with the changing economy. Recently, however, it appears the effort to spur change has been resuscitated, as proposals come in from the left...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The distinct change in policy and the imminent exponential increase in employer audits have put I-9 compliance personnel on notice.
McDermott Will & Emery
The IRS has taken actions indicating that employer mandate penalties under the ACA are about to be enforced.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Montgomery County, Maryland, has approved Bill 28-17, which increases the countywide minimum wage from $11.50 to $15.00.
Littler Mendelson
Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta fielded a range of questions on the DOL's priorities during a November 15 hearing before the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
Fisher Phillips LLP
U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta made the news again this week due to his remarks on the ever-growing gig economy and the need for increased legislative attention on this topic.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Synopsis: The Eleventh Circuit is the next to find a long-term leave of absence is not a reasonable accommodation under the ADA.
Godfrey & Kahn S.C.
The employer, ME Global, Inc., was ordered to pay $182,943 in back wages.
Barnes & Thornburg
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently was forced to accept a First Circuit Court of Appeals' ruling earlier this year that a hospital's hiring preference policy applicable to its non-union...
Dentons
As the national headlines in recent weeks make clear, no industry is free from allegations of sexual harassment and discrimination.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Employers will need to be prepared for close scrutiny of enterprise agreements that use a "small group" or "seed group" approach, following a number of recent developments in enterprise bargaining.
Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C.
Taking a page from the fiduciary rule playbook, today the U.S. Department of Labor proposed a 90-day delay of the implementation of the amended ERISA claims procedure rule for employer-sponsored disability plans.
Littler Mendelson
As we prepare to turn the calendar to 2018, employers look ahead to the next wave of labor and employment regulations.
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It is common knowledge, even outside the immigration world, that the Trump Administration is attempting to tighten immigration.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
For any employer, one of the best tools to prevent needless litigation is an employee handbook.
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.
Littler Mendelson
You don't need to be a cable news network, a Hollywood production company, a media mogul or a politician in order to feel the ripple effect from the recent wave of workplace sexual harassment claims.
Fisher Phillips LLP
Asking an applicant "What's your current salary?" has been part and parcel of the hiring process for as long as employers have been hiring employees.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On October 11, 2017, the Minnesota Supreme Court issued a decision in Burt v. Rackner, Inc., No. A15-2045, that may have effectively abrogated the long-standing rule of "employment at will" in Minnesota.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Synopsis: On October 5, 2017, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued an agency memorandum stating that the language contained in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
A federal district court in Los Angeles last week endorsed the possibility that a business may be able to avoid making a website accessible if it provides the same goods and services..
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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Duane Morris LLP
On October 31, 2017, New York City's salary history ban, the most recent amendment to the City Human Rights Law, becomes effective.
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