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New York State Passes Salary History Inquiry And Wage Differential Prohibitions
On July 10, 2019, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed two bills amending New York State labor law.
United States
5 Aug 2019
Lose Your Case? You Can Still Sue . . . For The Government
recent False Claims Act case from the District of Utah about a contractor's compliance with the Davis-Bacon Actówhich requires employers to pay local prevailing wages to their employees
United States
11 Jul 2019
Home Sweet HomeóBest Practices For Hiring Household Workers
Make sure to put in place written offer letters or employment contracts with each worker.
United States
20 Jun 2019
Revised EEO-1 Requirements Take Effect: Employee Pay Data Must Be Submitted To EEOC By September 30
On April 25, 2019, a federal district court ruled that employers must provide pay data to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) by September 30, 2019.
United States
9 May 2019
Proposed Legislation Would Prohibit Payment Of Bonuses By A Debtor To Certain Employees
On March 6, 2019, Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-IL) introduced the No Bonuses in Bankruptcy Act of 2019 (H.R. 1557) "[t]o amend title 11 of the United States Code to prohibit the payment of bonuses to highly compensated individuals ...
United States
15 Apr 2019
Wage-Fixing And No-Poach Agreements
Antitrust laws are intended to ensure that firms compete fairly in an open marketplace, including to hire or retain employees.
United States
1 Mar 2019
DOL's Fiduciary Rule VacatedóBut The Best Interest Concept Appears Here To Stay
On June 21, 2018, the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued a mandate that gives effect to its March 15, 2018 opinion vacating the DOLs fiduciary rule ...
United States
24 Jul 2018
Employee Or Independent Contractor? California Supreme Court Adopts New Test For Worker Classification
On April 30, 2018, the California Supreme Court issued its long-awaited decision in Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court, which established the standard for determining whether workers should be classified ...
United States
8 May 2018
Getting Ready For Proxy Season: Changes To Section 162(m)
Public boards and compensation committees will need to take action on this before proxy season.
United States
21 Feb 2018
Tax Law Changes To Executive Compensation
The tax law signed by the President on December 22, 2017 makes a number of changes to the executive compensation rules for public and private companies as well as for non-profit employers.
United States
3 Jan 2018
DOL Extends Fiduciary Rule Transition Period Until July 1, 2019
The Department of Labor (DOL) has adopted, without change, its August 2017 proposal to extend the fiduciary rule transition period by 18 months to July 1, 2019.
United States
29 Nov 2017
Rechtsprechungslinie beibehalten
The German online legal journal Deutscher AnwaltSpiegel published Labor and Employment associate Nina Marcus' article on a recent decision of the German Federal Labour Court regarding minimum wage regulations.
United States
22 Nov 2017
New York City Bans Inquiries About Applicants' Salary History
On May 4, 2017, Mayor Bill de Blasio signed a bill amending the New York City Human Rights Law that will prohibit all New York City employers from inquiring about a prospective employee's salary history.
United States
10 May 2017
Employment: Franchisor Wins Summary Judgment Of Wage Claims Brought By Employees Of Franchisee On Ostensible Agency Theory
On March 10, the US District Court for the Northern District of California granted summary judgment to McDonald's in a putative class action brought by employees of several of its franchise restaurants.
United States
3 May 2017
DOL Delays Fiduciary RuleóBut Significant Portions Of New Rule Are Likely To Take Effect In June 2017
On April 7, 2017, the Department of Labor (DOL) published in the Federal Register a final regulation formally announcing the much anticipated delay of the fiduciary rule.
United States
18 Apr 2017
Statutory Interpretation: The "Clarifying Virtues" Of The Oxford Comma In The First Circuit
"For want of a comma, we have this case." So begins the First Circuit's recent opinion in O'Connor, et. al., v. Oakhurst Dairy, in which the court issued a victory to lovers of the Oxford comma.
United States
7 Apr 2017
NYS DOL New Rules For Minimum Wage Increases, Exempt Employee Threshold Take Effect 12/31/16
Effective December 31, 2016, employees in New York City who work for large employers and are classified as exempt from overtime under the executive and administrative exemptions must be...
United States
4 Jan 2017
Funds Liable For ERISA Liabilities Of Portfolio Companies: The Latest Sun Capital Decision
On March 28, 2016, a district court found that two private equity funds were jointly and severally liable for the multiemployer withdrawal liability of a portfolio company...
United States
8 Apr 2016
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