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As The Gulf Coast Waits For Tropical Storm Barry, How Can Employers Prepare?
Residents and employers along the Gulf of Mexico are watching carefully as Tropical Storm Barry approaches New Orleans, expecting to make landfall sometime this weekend
United States
18 Jul 2019
Self-Driving Trucks And Labor Law—A Look Ahead
Welcome to the future: The year is 2020 and an organized—i.e., unionized trucking company—"L2M2" has announced it is acquiring a convoy of autonomously powered ...
United States
12 Dec 2018
Temporary Furloughs May Trigger California WARN Act Notice Obligations
A California Court of Appeals has held that temporary furloughs trigger notice obligations under the California Workers Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (CA-WARN).
United States
7 Dec 2017
Brexit: Some Potential Implications For Employers
On June 23, 2016, the people of the United Kingdom—more precisely, the island of Great Britain and Northern Ireland—voted, pursuant to a referendum called "Brexit," to leave the European Union.
United States
18 Jul 2016
Business Shutdown And Mass Layoffs
The operational shutdown of a company entails a number of difficult decisions.
Costa Rica
7 May 2014
SEIU’s Robo-Calls To Hospital CEO Not Prohibited By The Telephone Consumer Protection Act, Sixth Circuit Holds
Robo-calls connecting citizens directly to a hospital’s CEO telephone line do not violate the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals held in Ashland Hospital Corporation v. Service Employees International Union.
United States
4 Mar 2013
Littler Shareholder Kerry Notestine Testifies About WARN Issues At Congressional Hearing
During a hearing conducted by the House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, Littler Shareholder Kerry Notestine outlined the potential pitfalls in relying on recent Department of Labor and Office of Management and Budget guidances regarding an employer’s Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act responsibilities as the specter of massive budget cuts looms.
United States
25 Feb 2013
Workplace Policy Institute Client Alert: January 2, 2013 UPDATE: What The New March 1 Sequestration Deadline May Mean For Federal Contractors
This Alert supersedes the Alert posted on December 31, 2012, prior to the passage of the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012.
United States
4 Jan 2013
WARN Notice - One More Burden For Employers Recovering From Sandy?
Businesses in the tri-state area disrupted or closed by Hurricane Sandy may have an additional burden that may have been overlooked: whether the company must provide notice of closing or mass layoff under federal or state WARN Acts.
United States
3 Dec 2012
Sixth Circuit Affirms That Severance Is Not "Wages" Subject To FICA, Creating Circuit Split
In "United States v. Quality Stores, Inc.", the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a district court ruling that severance payments were not wages.
United States
12 Sep 2012
Furloughs And Reduced Hours: Cost-Cutting Strategies Other Than Layoffs December 2008
In these tough economic times, many employers have been compelled to let some employees go. Other employers need to cut costs but are looking for lawful alternatives to layoffs.
United States
23 Dec 2008
And You Thought The Bailout Was Bad: Employment Law Risks In The Current Financial Crisis
As the current economic crisis escalates and governmental plans to provide billions of dollars to intervene in the capital markets take shape, financial institutions and other businesses are being forced to restructure their operations through merger, acquisition or reductions in force.
United States
17 Oct 2008
The Nevada Constitutional Minimum Wage
On November 7, 2006, the voters of six states passed ballot initiatives to raise the state minimum wage above the current federal minimum wage of $5.15 an hour. These states include Arizona, Colorado, Ohio, Missouri, Montana and Nevada.
United States
20 Nov 2006
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