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California Employers: Don't Forget To Post The New Family Care And Medical Leave And Pregnancy Disability Leave Notice
The California Fair Employment and Housing Council (FEHC) just released an updated Family Care and Medical Leave and Pregnancy Disability Leave notice. Beginning April 1, 2019,
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22 May 2019
Scabby The Rat Finally Gets Popped
The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals ruled last month that a Wisconsin town did not violate a local union's First Amendment rights when it required the union to remove a giant inflatable rat staked to a public highway median.
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4 Apr 2019
‘Not For Eternity' – Implications From The Supreme Court Reversal Of A Deceased Judge's Ruling
The law is an ever-evolving and unpredictable thing. As are the courts and their judges – whether dead or alive.
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3 Apr 2019
In Like A Lion: An Employer's Guide To Handling Inclement Weather
Even though it's March, we're not out of the woods yet in terms of having to deal with inclement weather.
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1 Apr 2019
After-Acquired Evidence: The Importance Of Documenting Employee Misconduct
Often, employers do not learn the extent of a former employee's misconduct until after the employer ends the employment relationship or the employee resigns.
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27 Mar 2019
Collect Call-In?
This usually means the employee is required to make a quick call to check-in to see if they have to come in to work.
United States
12 Mar 2019
Philadelphia Employers Should Prepare For The Requirements Of The Fair Workweek Ordinance
The Philadelphia Fair Workweek Employment Standards Ordinance ("Ordinance") establishes work scheduling and pay requirements for certain employers in the retail, hospitality and food service industry.
United States
6 Mar 2019
Ninth Circuit: Employers Must Use Separate FCRA & ICRAA Disclosure Forms When Conducting Background Checks
Orange County, Ca (February 19) – The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently held in Gilberg v. Cal. Check Cashing Stores, LLC that employers are required to use two separate, standalone
United States
27 Feb 2019
Illinois Supreme Court Issues Major BIPA Decision In Blow To Employers
In a unanimous decision issued January 25, 2019, the Illinois Supreme Court held in Rosenbach v. Six Flags Entertainment Corporation, et al., 2019 Ill. LEXIS 7...
United States
31 Jan 2019
Pennsylvania Employers Now Have An Obligation To Protect Employees' Electronically Stored Information
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court, in Dittman v. UPMC (196 A.3d 1036), ruled that employers have a have a legal duty to exercise reasonable care ...
United States
23 Jan 2019
2018 Illinois, Indiana, And Wisconsin Employment Law Year In Review
Illinois Amends Wage Payment and Collection Act to Require Employers to Reimburse for "Necessary Expenses".
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14 Jan 2019
2018 New York Labor & Employment End Of Year Review
Below is a summary of the most significant new laws affecting the workplace.
United States
3 Jan 2019
Everyone Is Doing It! Three More States Join The Bandwagon In Decriminalizing The Use Of Medical And Recreational Cannabis
In early November of 2018, Michigan, Missouri, and Utah joined the growing list of states that have legalized some form of marijuana use.
United States
14 Dec 2018
2018 Oregon Employment Law Update
Oregon's "Fair Work Week Act" took effect July 1, 2018, and requires retail, food service and hospitality employers to provide most nonexempt employees with a written schedule at least 7 days...
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11 Dec 2018
NYC's Temporary Schedule Change Law Is Now In Effect – Here's What You Need To Know
Effective July 18, 2018, New York City's Temporary Schedule Change Law requires private NYC employers to provide employees with temporary changes to their work schedules...
United States
4 Dec 2018
California Appellate Court Casts Doubt Upon Enforceability Of Contracts Prohibiting Solicitation Of Co-Workers
On November 1, 2018 the California Court of Appeal for the Fourth Appellate District found that a provision in a Confidentiality and Nondisclosure Agreement, which prohibits employees...
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23 Nov 2018
California Court Of Appeal Clarifies Application Of The ABC Test For Independent Contractors
On May 15, 2018, we issued a client alert on the California Supreme Court's decision in Dynamex Operations v. Superior Court. The Dynamex decision drastically altered the applicable standard used...
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22 Nov 2018
2018 Missouri, Kansas & Oklahoma Employment Law Update
The Missouri General Assembly passed multiple bills this legislative session which will have an impact on employers.
United States
20 Nov 2018
Labor & Employment Law Client Alert - November 2018
The 2018 California legislative session was another busy year with numerous employment-related bill signed into law.
United States
19 Nov 2018
Social Media And The Workplace – Why And How Employers Should Limit The Use Of Social Media In The Workplace
Social media has revolutionized the way people communicate and stay in contact with one another. But in the workplace, trying to "friend" an employee or sharing a photo with sensitive information...
United States
14 Nov 2018
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