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Federal Contractors Must Provide Paid Sick Time In The Future
On Labor Day, September 7, President Barack Obama signed an executive order (the "Order") requiring federal contractors and subcontractors to allow their employees to earn at least seven days of paid sick time each calendar year if they do not already have policies providing for at least that amount of time off for the same purposes and under the same conditions.
United States
25 Sep 2015
When Are Employees Entitled To Get Paid For Accrued But Unused Paid Time Off?
With summer ending, most employees would likely have used a good portion of their paid time off by now.
United States
16 Sep 2015
DOL Extends FMLA Rights To All Legally-Married Couples
The FMLA provides eligible employees with up to 12 weeks of job-protected, unpaid leave in a 12-month period.
United States
2 Mar 2015
New Jersey Supreme Court Adopts Affirmative Defense For Hostile Work Environment Claims, Making Training Even More Important
In a significant ruling making it more difficult for employers to be held liable for workplace harassment under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination, the New Jersey Supreme Court recently adopted the affirmative defense previously set forth by the United States Supreme Court in two 1998 cases involving claims under federal anti-discrimination law, Burlington Industries v. Ellerth and Faragher v. Boca Raton.
United States
23 Feb 2015
Second Circuit Finds Entry-Level Accountants Exempt From Overtime Under FLSA
In Pippins v. KPMG LLP, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a decision to dismiss the claims of several entry-level accountants seeking unpaid overtime.
United States
18 Sep 2014
Divorcing Employees Are Protected By New Jersey Law Against Discrimination
The provisions of the New Jersey law protecting employees from discrimination based on marital status includes employees going through a divorce.
United States
15 Jul 2014
New York City Council Passes Law To Provide Employment Protections To Interns
On Tuesday, April 15, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed a law to protect interns working in New York City from discrimination, harassment and retaliation by their employers. This new law takes effect on June 14.
United States
17 Apr 2014
Newark Restricts Employers' Ability To Conduct Criminal Background Checks
On September 19, 2012, the Newark Municipal Council passed Ordinance 12-1630, which limits employers' ability to conduct criminal background checks.
United States
22 Nov 2012
National Labor Relations Board Indefinitely Postpones Posting Requirement
On April 17, 2012, the National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB") announced it will postpone the effective date of its rule requiring employers to post a notice advising employees of their rights under the National Labor Relations Act ("Act") pending resolution of two court cases.
United States
23 Apr 2012
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