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One Fewer Headache: NLRB Holds That Misclassification Won't Lead To Labor Law Violations
Chalk up in the win column for businesses. Yesterday the National Labor Relations Board ruled that companies found to have misclassified workers as contractors will not automatically face liability for an unfair labor practice.
United States
3 Sep 2019
Workplace Rules Seldom Pass Labor Board's Legal Test
Administrative law judges have struck down 16 of the 17 confidentiality rules that they've examined in cases applying the NLRB's December 2017 decision in Boeing.
United States
9 Aug 2019
California Bill To Codify ABC Test Passes First Hurdle
Earlier this week, the California Assembly overwhelmingly passed AB5 – a measure that would codify the ABC test introduced to the state in last year's Dynamex decision,
United States
17 Jun 2019
OFCCP Releases Corporate Scheduling Announcement List
Late yesterday, the Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs (OFCCP) released its Corporate Scheduling Announcement List (CSAL) in the OFCCP FOIA Library.
United States
5 Apr 2019
The Government Shutdown Leaves Vulnerability In Cyber Security
While parts of the Government continue to be shut down over concerns about people crossing the border from Mexico into the United States, the cyber borders are at risk.
United States
25 Jan 2019
Appeals Court Rejects Retaliation Claim Based On Religious Accommodation Request
In a case of first impression, a federal appeals court just found that an applicant's request for a religious accommodation did not constitute protected activity under Title VII for the purpose of establishing a retaliation claim.
United States
21 Nov 2018
Kentucky's Right-To-Work Law Upheld By State Supreme Court
A bitterly divided state Supreme Court upheld Kentucky's right-to-work law by a 4-3 vote yesterday, cementing Kentucky's status as one of 27 states in the country to have such a law on the books.
United States
21 Nov 2018
Fisher Phillips Partners Examine Sixth Circuit Court Of Appeals Case That Calls Into Question The Validity Of Mine Act Citations
Fisher Phillips partners Pamela Williams and Travis Vance explore a recent blockbuster decision by the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
United States
17 Oct 2018
The High Cost Of Bullying And How To Avoid It
For the first time, a court used a civil rights law to hold a school district financially accountable in a case of student bullying.
United States
27 Sep 2018
Tennis Coach Wins First Set In Gender Bias Match Against University
It goes without saying that federally funded educational institutions cannot discriminate on the basis of gender.
United States
10 Sep 2018
OFCCP Issues 2 Directives Affecting Federal Contract Compliance Reviews
A focus on equal employment opportunity and the protection of religious freedom will become part of future reviews for federal supply and service contractors' compliance with regulations under two policy directives issued by the Office of Federal Compliance Programs (OFCCP) on August 10.
United States
2 Sep 2018
The Business Impact of the Supreme Court's Travel Ban Decision
In one of its most anticipated cases in decades, the U.S. Supreme Court on June 26 upheld President Trump's latest "travel ban," delivering a key win to the Trump administration and one of its strict immigration...
United States
15 Aug 2018
U.S. Supreme Court Strikes A Massive Blow Against The National Labor Movement
This article discusses the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Janus v. AFSCME prohibiting public-sector employers from collecting "fair share" fees from non-union employees.
United States
15 Aug 2018
Workplace Law Update For Washington Employers, Summer 2018 Edition
Washington's lawmakers and regulators have not taken a summer holiday this year, remaining active by passing new regulations based on legislation from the last legislative cycle or reacting to new case law by creating new legal obligations.
United States
6 Jul 2018
Supreme Court Upholds Trump's Third Travel Ban
In one of its most anticipated cases in decades, a deeply divided U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in favor of upholding President Trump's latest "travel ban" today, delivering a key win to the Trump administration...
United States
4 Jul 2018
NYC Updates "Sexual Orientation" And "Gender" Definitions Under Human Rights Law
New York City employers will soon be required to expand existing protections against sexual orientation and gender discrimination due to an amendment ...
United States
8 Feb 2018
Web Exclusive: January 2018: The Top 18 Labor And Employment Law Stories
It's hard to keep up with all the recent changes to labor and employment law. While the law always seems to evolve at a rapid pace, there were an unprecedented number of changes each month in 2017 ...
United States
2 Feb 2018
What A Government Shutdown Would Mean For Employers
If Congress cannot approve a budget by this Friday at midnight, the federal government will shut down.
United States
18 Jan 2018
Supreme Court Resurrects Travel Ban 3.0 During Appeal
The Supreme Court just permitted the president's latest travel ban – dubbed Travel Ban 3.0 – to be fully implemented while the litigation regarding the policy ...
United States
6 Dec 2017
Child Sexual Exploitation Compels A Multifaceted Analysis: Refining The Supply And Demand Approach
Sharlene Koonce's article "Child Sexual Exploitation Compels a Multifaceted Analysis: Refining the Supply and Demand Approach" was published in the UC Davis Journal of Juvenile Law & Policy Vol. 21:1.
United States
29 Nov 2017
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