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Show Me The Money: EEOC Requires Pay Data By September 30
As we alerted you in April, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) extended the deadline for its new pay data reporting requirement from May 31, 2019 to September 30, 2019.
United States
17 Jul 2019
Massachusetts Paid Family And Medical Leave—Three-Month Delay Is Made Official
In our most recent alert regarding the Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave Act (PFML), we noted the possibility that the start of employer and employee contributions could be delayed.
United States
18 Jun 2019
Family (Leave) Planning: Essentials On The Recently Passed Massachusetts Paid Family Leave Law
On June 28, 2018, Governor Charlie Baker signed An Act Relative to Minimum Wage, Paid Family Medical Leave and the Sales Tax Holiday (the "Act").
United States
2 Aug 2018
Massachusetts Equal Pay Act Amendment – Effective Date Nears
Nearly two years ago, Governor Baker signed a bill amending the Commonwealth's Equal Pay Act (MEPA).
United States
4 Jul 2018
When Are Union Dues A Form Of Speech?
The argument was unusually intense, yet also unusually revealing about the choice posed for the Court.
United States
12 Mar 2018
UPDATE: EEO-1 New Pay Data Reporting Requirement - STAYED
The EEOC has announced a stay in the much-anticipated pay data reporting that was to be part of the new EEO-1 Report due by March 31, 2018 (previous reporting due by September 30 each year).
United States
1 Sep 2017
Recent Legal Developments Require Immediate Changes To Employee Agreements
If you do not revise and update the aforementioned documents, you could be subject to both substantial penalties and loss of valuable rights.
United States
9 Jan 2017
Considerations When Hiring Legislative Branch Employees
With the 114th Congress drawing to a close, a number of officials will leave the legislative branch for new opportunities.
United States
16 Nov 2016
Money Talks: Should The UK Introduce Financial Incentives For Whistleblowers?
In the years since the financial crisis, the topic of whistleblowing has been high on the public agenda.
15 Nov 2016
Considerations When Hiring Executive Branch Employees
As the Obama administration winds down, the number of administration officials leaving the government will increase dramatically.
United States
26 Oct 2016
3 Things To Know About New Calif. Labor Trafficking Law
California is the leading destination in the country for temporary foreign workers,[1] and one of the nation's top four destination states for trafficking in persons
United States
10 Aug 2016
The Regulation of Social Media in the Workplace
Have you ever checked an employee's or applicant's LinkedIn, Facebook or Twitter accounts?
United States
23 Mar 2016
Unpaid Internships
The idea of offering unpaid internships is attractive for startups trying to maximize their labor force while minimizing spending.
United States
8 Mar 2016
Downsizing And Firing Employees In California
Most companies will eventually face the unpleasant task of terminating an employee or group of employees.
United States
5 Feb 2016
A Prescription For The New Massachusetts Sick Leave Law
On November 4, 2014, Massachusetts voters decisively approved a ballot question requiring employers to provide sick leave to employees, adding Massachusetts to a growing list of states (including Connecticut and California) and municipalities (including New York City, San Francisco and Seattle) requiring such leave.
United States
9 Dec 2014
New Massachusetts Law Requires Employers to Provide Domestic Violence Leave
Governor Deval Patrick recently signed into law An Act Relative to Domestic Violence (ARDV), a statute that requires covered employers to provide employees with up to 15 days of unpaid leave in the event that the employee or a close family member is a victim of domestic violent or certain other abusive behavior.
United States
22 Oct 2014
Federal Contractors And Subcontractors Must Implement New Equal Employment Opportunity And Affirmative Action Practices
Because of new regulations issued by the US Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) under the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) ...
United States
15 Feb 2014
Recent Massachusetts Case Allows Employers to Obtain Release for Wage Act Claims
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court recently issued a significant decision allowing employers to obtain an employee’s release of Massachusetts wage and hour claims as part of a severance agreement.
United States
21 Jan 2013
NLRB Notice-Posting Rule Postponed Pending Appeal
Last week, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit granted an injunction preventing the National Labor Relations Board's (NLRB) notice-posting rule from taking effect on Monday, April 30, 2012.
United States
2 May 2012
California's Recent Wage Theft Prevention Act Creates New Obligations For Employers
The California Wage Theft Prevention Act (the Act) is a new California law that imposes wage-related obligations upon employers with California employees.
United States
7 Feb 2012
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