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April 18, 2014

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Teaming With Controversy Re: Government Contractor Teaming Agreements Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. 4/17/2014
NLRB Dr. Horton Rehearing Denied--National Labor Relations Board Barnes & Thornburg LLP 4/17/2014
Wisconsin Limits Employers’ Access to Personal Social Media Accounts of Employees, Job Applicants Jackson Lewis P.C. 4/17/2014
Can A Court Order Disclosure of Patient Identity in Response to an Employment Claim? von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 4/17/2014
Employer Urges Supreme Court to Settle Federal Court Split over Judicial Review of EEOC’s Conciliation - Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Jackson Lewis P.C. 4/17/2014
Coal Companies’ Constitutional Case against Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) Employees Fails Jackson Lewis P.C. 4/17/2014
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Moves to Cut Whistleblower Claim Settlement Time Jackson Lewis P.C. 4/17/2014
Employer Used As Means to Commit Crime not a Victim under Restitution Act, Fourth Circuit Court Rules Jackson Lewis P.C. 4/17/2014
UK Pensions Update: Auto-Enrollment Vedder Price 4/16/2014
New Georgia Law Helps Protect Employers from Negligent Hiring and Retention Claims Proskauer Rose LLP. 4/16/2014
Minnesota Passes Minimum Wage Increases Jackson Lewis P.C. 4/16/2014
FMLA (Family Medical Leave Act) Medical Certifications-- A Few Reminders to Avoid Getting Lost in the FMLA Maze Barnes & Thornburg LLP 4/16/2014
NCAA Initiates Formal Changes to Student-Athlete Well-Being Rules Jackson Lewis P.C. 4/16/2014
New York City Earned Sick Time Act Expanded Before Taking Effect Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 4/16/2014
NLRB (National Labor Relations Board) Requires Employer to Pay Union's Negotiation Expenses in Refusal to Bargain Case Barnes & Thornburg LLP 4/16/2014
ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) Claim Based on Inability to Sit Stands Jackson Lewis P.C. 4/16/2014
Detecting FMLA (Family and Medical Leave Act) Abuse McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 4/16/2014
Minnesota Increases Minimum Wage Barnes & Thornburg LLP 4/16/2014
Sixth Circuit Affirms Summary Judgment Against EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) in Credit Check Suit Proskauer Rose LLP. 4/15/2014
Municipal Bond Market Absorbs Puerto Rico Supreme Court’s Decision that Teacher Pension Reform Legislation is Unconstitutional Contract Impairment Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 4/15/2014
New IRS Guidance Relating to Same-Sex Spouses and Qualified Retirement Plan Benefits Proskauer Rose LLP. 4/15/2014
OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) to Hold Informal Hearing Regarding Crane Operator Certification Jackson Lewis P.C. 4/15/2014
When Can I Contact Employees On FMLA (Family & Medical Leave Act) Leave? von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 4/15/2014
Iowa Amends Its Breach Notification Law, Attorney General Notification Required For Breaches Affecting More Than 500 Iowans Jackson Lewis P.C. 4/15/2014
FINRA's (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority) Reminder About Rollovers: News To Many Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 4/14/2014
The Affordable Care Act: Countdown to Compliance for Employers, Week 37: Stalking the Elusive “Variable Hour Employee” Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 4/14/2014
A Check on the EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) Attack on the Credit Check Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 4/14/2014
Wisconsin Latest State to Provide Social Media Protections to Applicants and Employees Proskauer Rose LLP. 4/14/2014
Employers Must Be Prepared for I-9 and E-Verify Inspections: Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Inspection of Forms I-9 and the Monitoring and Compliance Branch of the US Citizenship and Immigration Services Checking on E-Verify Users Poyner Spruill LLP 4/14/2014
Health Care Law Update - April 14, 2014 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 4/14/2014
It's Tax Time--What Does That Mean For Settling Employment Claims? Barnes & Thornburg LLP 4/14/2014
Homosexual Male Worker Finds Protection under Title VII as “Sexually-Stereotyped” Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 4/14/2014
It’s Back: Proposal to Ban Massachusetts Noncompetes (and Related Economic Theories) Barnes & Thornburg LLP 4/14/2014
Daughter’s Facebook Post Leads to Costly Breach by Father of a Confidentiality Clause in His Settlement Agreement With Former Employer Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 4/14/2014
Incentivising Management Across the Pond McDermott Will & Emery 4/14/2014
Curbing Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Abuse McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 4/14/2014
Wisconsin Enacts Internet Privacy Protection Law Jackson Lewis P.C. 4/14/2014
ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act): An Inadvertent Leave Law…..or Not? Jackson Lewis P.C. 4/13/2014
Kentucky Enacts a Data Breach Notification Law and Protects Student Data in the Cloud Jackson Lewis P.C. 4/13/2014
NLRB (National Labor Relations Board) Begins Public Hearings on Proposed New Election Rules Jackson Lewis P.C. 4/12/2014
Predictably, USCIS Reaches FY 2015 H-1B Cap in First Week of April - United States Citizenship and Immigration Services Jackson Lewis P.C. 4/12/2014
Welcome to ESTA: New York City's 'Earned Sick Time Act' Comes into Effect, Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Proposes New Rules Greenberg Traurig, LLP 4/11/2014
OSHA (Occupational Health and Safety Administration) Releases Interim Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Regulations Proskauer Rose LLP. 4/11/2014
Second Circuit Affirms Ruling That NYC Was Not “Joint Employer” Jackson Lewis P.C. 4/11/2014
USCIS (United States Citizenship and Immigration Services) Conducts Lottery After FY2015 H-1B Cap Reached Greenberg Traurig, LLP 4/11/2014
Massachusetts Governor Patrick Proposes Legislation Banning Non-Compete Agreements - Brave New World or California Dreaming? Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 4/11/2014
Department of State Releases May 2014 Visa Bulletin Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 4/11/2014
National Labor Relations Board Strikes Down Work Rules Prohibiting Negativity and Gossip: Over Hill, Over Dale, the NLRB Pens Another Cautionary Tale Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 4/11/2014
H-1B Cap Reached for FY 2015 Proskauer Rose LLP. 4/11/2014
Mine Operators, not Contractors, Have Injury Reporting Duty Jackson Lewis P.C. 4/11/2014
Retirement Plan Amendment Requirements Post-Windsor for Same-Sex Couples Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 4/11/2014
OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) Publishes Interim Final Rule for CFPA (Consumer Financial Protection Act) Whistleblower Claims Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 4/11/2014
Illinois Eavesdropping Law Struck Down as Unconstitutional Schiff Hardin LLP 4/11/2014
EB-5 Visas: A Source of Funding for US Businesses But Not Without Risk Poyner Spruill LLP 4/11/2014
2015 H-1B Cap Met, USCIS Conducts Lottery - United States Citizenship and Immigration Services Greenberg Traurig, LLP 4/11/2014
Inconsistent Statements Can be Costly For Employers Re: Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Barnes & Thornburg LLP 4/11/2014
Equal Pay Issues Addressed by President Obama on “National Equal Pay Day,” When He Signed An Executive Order and Presidential Memorandum Affecting Federal Contractors Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 4/10/2014
Initial FATCA Registration/Withholding Dates Draw Near - Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 4/10/2014
National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Weekly Summary of Decisions-March 31-April 4, 2014 Barnes & Thornburg LLP 4/10/2014
Global Employment Company: Is It the Right Fit for Your Organisation? McDermott Will & Emery 4/10/2014
IRS Guidance Clarifies Retroactive Retirement Plan Impact of Supreme Court’s Windsor Ruling - Internal Revenue Service McDermott Will & Emery 4/10/2014
Investment Advisers to Plans May Be Required to Deliver "Disclosure Guide" Under ERISA (Employee Retirement Income Security Act) Proskauer Rose LLP. 4/10/2014
Can The Political Concerns Of Corporate Officers in California Be Of Any Concern Of The Corporation? Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 4/10/2014
U.S. Supreme Court’s Severance Ruling Impacts Future Unemployment Benefits Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 4/10/2014
Top Tech Companies Headed to Trial in Talent Poaching Conspiracy Case Barnes & Thornburg LLP 4/10/2014
ACA, HIPAA, COBRA and HSA Penalties: What Do They Mean? - Affordable Care Act, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act, Health Savings Account Dickinson Wright PLLC 4/10/2014
Yet Another Blow to Employers' Social Media Policies - Company Rescinds Nation-wide Policy Barnes & Thornburg LLP 4/10/2014
Federal Appeals Judge Reflects on Attorney Fee Award Against Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC): Ends and Means Barnes & Thornburg LLP 4/9/2014
Supreme Court Declines Skycaps’ Appeal of Tip Claim Preemption Ruling Jackson Lewis P.C. 4/9/2014
Hope Springs Eternal . . . Except for a Volunteer at Major League Baseball’s FanFest on the Losing End of a Wage and Hour Class Action Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 4/9/2014
National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) General Counsel (GC) Memo Sheds Light on 2013 and the Future Jackson Lewis P.C. 4/9/2014
Department of Labor (DOL) Announces Five-Year Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) Moratorium For TRICARE Providers Proskauer Rose LLP. 4/9/2014
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) 2015 Medicare Advantage Announcement Includes Rate Increase and Consumer Protections von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 4/9/2014
Federal Contractors Face More Regulations on Pay Practices Armstrong Teasdale 4/9/2014
US v. Quality Stores, Inc.: Supreme Courts Finds Severance Payments Taxable Wages Under FICA - Federal Insurance Contributions Act Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 4/9/2014
IRS Releases Guidance for Effective Date of Same-Sex Spousal Retirement Rights - Internal Revenue Service Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 4/9/2014
OFCCP Withdraws Claim Regarding TRICARE Jurisdiction - Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs Proskauer Rose LLP. 4/9/2014
National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Interferes with Employer's Freedom to Moderate the Workplace von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 4/9/2014
CalPERS Proposes Conflict Of Interest Disclosure Regulation Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 4/9/2014
U.S. Supreme Court Extends Sarbanes-Oxley Whistleblower Protection Vedder Price 4/9/2014
American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) Membership Stats Mostly Flat or Declining Jackson Lewis P.C. 4/9/2014
What Does the Northwestern Decision Mean for Unions? McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 4/9/2014
Seventh Circuit Rules Changing Time Before and After Meals Non-Compensable Jackson Lewis P.C. 4/9/2014
Obama Requests Increased Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) Funding in FY 2015 Budget Proskauer Rose LLP. 4/8/2014
President Takes Executive Action Over Pay Equity By Federal Government Contractors Proskauer Rose LLP. 4/8/2014
IRS Issues New Guidance on Treatment of Same-Sex Couples Post-Windsor to Qualified Retirement Plan Sponsors Jackson Lewis P.C. 4/8/2014
President Obama Signs New Executive Order and Memorandum Regarding Pay Discrimination Enforcement: What Does it Mean for Federal Contractors? Jackson Lewis P.C. 4/8/2014
Affordable Care Act's (ACA) Deductible Limits for Small Groups Repealed Proskauer Rose LLP. 4/8/2014
Quarterly Whistleblower Award Update Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 4/8/2014
New Mexico Law Requires Employers to Post Human Trafficking Poster Proskauer Rose LLP. 4/8/2014
Equity Investors: Be ForeWARNed McDermott Will & Emery 4/8/2014
Proposed California Paid Sick Leave Law Will Require Employers to Provide Paid Sick Leave to Employees Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 4/8/2014
Could The Players Simply Say No? Re: Northwestern University Football Barnes & Thornburg LLP 4/8/2014
What Employers Need to Know About the New York City Earned Sick Time Act Vedder Price 4/8/2014
Act One in Unpaid Intern Appeal Has Begun Barnes & Thornburg LLP 4/8/2014
Health Care Law Update - April 7, 2014 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 4/8/2014
H-1B Cap for 2015 Fiscal Year Reached Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 4/8/2014
3 Americans With Disabilities Act Myths Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 4/8/2014
H-1B Cap Hit for Fiscal Year 2015 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 4/7/2014
Davis Bacon CityCenterDC Case Re: Federal Contractors Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 4/7/2014
Equal Pay Executive Orders: The President Has Big Plans for Equal Pay Day Jackson Lewis P.C. 4/7/2014
Just Don’t Ask: With The Fair Chance Ordinance, San Francisco Joins A Growing Number Of Jurisdictions That Restrict Employers’ Pre-Hire Inquiries About Applicants’ Criminal Histories Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 4/7/2014
United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Reaches FY 2015 H‐1B Cap Greenberg Traurig, LLP 4/7/2014
EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) Meeting: Social Media Discovery Chills The Exercising of Rights Jackson Lewis P.C. 4/7/2014
Retirement Benefits: Which Way Does the Whistle Blow? Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 4/7/2014
DOD (Department of Defense) Issues Proposed Rule Extending Limitations on Contractor Employee Personal Conflicts of Interest Proskauer Rose LLP. 4/7/2014
Supreme Court Expands Scope of Sarbanes-Oxley Whistleblower Protections Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 4/7/2014
Employers, You All Have Secrets: New Report Might Help You Protect Them Barnes & Thornburg LLP 4/7/2014
OFCCP Adds New Resources to Disability and Veterans Community Resources Directory Proskauer Rose LLP. 4/7/2014
Does the Northwestern Decision Change the Direction of College Athletics? McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 4/7/2014
White House Announces Additional Executive Orders For Federal Government Contractors Proskauer Rose LLP. 4/7/2014
Baseball and Work-Life Balance U.S. Department of Labor 4/6/2014
Encouraging Numbers, but We’re Not Celebrating Yet U.S. Department of Labor 4/6/2014
Appeals Court Rules for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in Age Bias Lawsuit Against Baltimore County U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 4/6/2014
Mining’s Changing Culture — 4 years after UBB (Upper Big Branch) U.S. Department of Labor 4/5/2014
Not April Foolin’: National Labor Relations Board Finds Employer Rule Requiring Positivity and Professionalism Unlawful Barnes & Thornburg LLP 4/4/2014
New York Rolls Out Internal Governance Requirements for Non-Profits Jackson Lewis P.C. 4/4/2014
Next Steps after Filing H-1B Petitions for Employees in F-1 Status Jackson Lewis P.C. 4/4/2014
OSHA Final Rules: Electric Power Generation, Transmission, 29 C.F.R. § 1910.269 (Operations and Maintenance) and 29 C.F.R. Part 1926, Subpart V (Construction) Jackson Lewis P.C. 4/4/2014
Union Reps on OSHA Inspections Seen as a Concern - Occupational Safety and Health Administration Jackson Lewis P.C. 4/4/2014
Properly Analyzing Breach of a NDA (Non-disclosure Agreement): Loftness Specialized Farm Equip., Inc. v. Twiestmeyer McDermott Will & Emery 4/4/2014
National Labor Relations Board Acting General Counsel Lacked Authority to Serve, But Still had Authority to Act, Court Says Jackson Lewis P.C. 4/4/2014
Gear Up To Play Nice: Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Releases Final "Pay or Play" Rules von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 4/4/2014
United Kingdom Employment Tribunal Litigation and Dispute Resolution: Changes in Force From 6 April 2014 McDermott Will & Emery 4/4/2014
Supervisor’s Conduct Supported Same-Sex Harassment Claim, California Court Rules Jackson Lewis P.C. 4/4/2014
San Francisco Releases "Ban the Box" Notice for Posting and Distribution Proskauer Rose LLP. 4/4/2014
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Program (OFCCP) v. Healthcare Industry: The Battle Isn’t Over Yet Jackson Lewis P.C. 4/4/2014
Revitalized National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Takes on Vigorous Agenda Including Reissued Quickie Union Election Rules And Greater Employee Handbook Scrutiny Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. 4/3/2014
Major League Baseball (MLB) All-Star Weekend Volunteers Not Employees Under Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Jackson Lewis P.C. 4/3/2014
Congressional Leaders Seek More Time for Comments on New Election Rule Jackson Lewis P.C. 4/3/2014
Connecticut Moves Toward Highest Minimum Wage of Any State in the Country Proskauer Rose LLP. 4/3/2014
Northwestern Union Election Date Set Barnes & Thornburg LLP 4/3/2014
Hail Mary: NLRB (National Labor Relations Board) Regional Director Holds College Football Players are Employees Proskauer Rose LLP. 4/3/2014
A Mixed Bag of Tricks for Michigan's Right to Work Law Barnes & Thornburg LLP 4/2/2014
Nevada Arbitration Clauses May Need Affirmative Agreement Jackson Lewis P.C. 4/2/2014
Chile Added to the List of Eligible Visa Waiver Program Countries Greenberg Traurig, LLP 4/2/2014
Evidence in Support of Petition for Venue Transfer Must Be Sufficiently Specific McDermott Will & Emery 4/2/2014
New Ontario Mandatory Health and Safety Awareness Training for Workers and Supervisors: Deadline July 1, 2014 Dickinson Wright PLLC 4/2/2014
Will Positive Medical Marijuana Test Result In Denial Of Unemployment Benefits in Michigan? Jackson Lewis P.C. 4/2/2014
National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Weekly Summary of Decisions – March 24-28, 2014 Barnes & Thornburg LLP 4/2/2014
Armour-Mottaz v. Div. of Emp't Sec. - Denial of Unemployment Compensation in the Face of Misrepresentations Armstrong Teasdale 4/2/2014
Indiana Courts Wrestle with “Work” v. “No-Work” Distinction in Waiver of Subrogation Cases Barnes & Thornburg LLP 4/2/2014
OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) Issues Substantial Award To SOX (Sarbanes Oxley Act) Whistleblower Claiming “Blacklisting” Proskauer Rose LLP. 4/2/2014
OSHA & MSHA Budget Proposals for Fiscal Year 2015 - Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Mine Safety and Health Administration McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 4/2/2014
Foreign LLCs Take Note: This California Legislative Oversight May Affect You Too Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 4/2/2014
Senate Investigation Exposes Widespread Labor Law Violations By Federal Contractors And Could Lead To False Claims Act Lawsuits Tycko & Zavareei LLP 4/2/2014
Do We Have to Pay Summer Interns? Armstrong Teasdale 4/2/2014
H-1B Cap Premium Processing Re: Employment-Based Immigration Jackson Lewis P.C. 4/1/2014
Nevada’s Medical Marijuana Law Takes Effect April 1, 2014 Jackson Lewis P.C. 4/1/2014
Put ‘Trust, But Verify’ To Work In Employment Relationships Jackson Lewis P.C. 4/1/2014
Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) Rules on Fiduciary Duties Owed to and By Shareholder-Employee in Closely Held Corporation Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 4/1/2014
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Announces Final Rule on Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution Jackson Lewis P.C. 4/1/2014
This Should Go Without Saying: An Employee Who Is Only Potentially Qualified For FMLA (Family Medical Leave Act) Leave Is Not Actually Qualified For Leave Barnes & Thornburg LLP 4/1/2014
Paid Sick Time Arrives in New York City; Department of Consumer Affairs Release Proposed Paid Sick Time Rules and Schedules Public Hearing on April 29, 2014; Also Releases Notices in Various Languages Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 4/1/2014
Second Circuit: Five Factors Still Relevant to Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) Attorney Fee Awards Proskauer Rose LLP. 4/1/2014
Healthcare Employer’s Termination Letter Provides Basis For Court to Allow Discovery of Patient Contact Information Jackson Lewis P.C. 4/1/2014
Are College Football Players on Scholarships “Employees?” An National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Regional Director Says “Yes” Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 4/1/2014
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Hates (Most) Safety Incentive Programs Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 4/1/2014
Student-Athletes or Statutory Employees? National Labor Relations Board Northwestern Decision Greenberg Traurig, LLP 4/1/2014
9th Circuit Holds Issuer Is Investment Bank’s “Customer” And “Actions and Proceedings” Include Arbitrations Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 4/1/2014
The Affordable Care Act—Countdown to Compliance for Employers, Week 39: Common Law Employees and Offers of Coverage on Behalf of Other Entities under the Final Employer Shared Responsibility Regulations Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 4/1/2014
Illinois Supreme Court Finds Eavesdropping Law Unconstitutional Barnes & Thornburg LLP 3/31/2014
Connecticut to Increase Minimum Wage to $10.10 by 2017 Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/31/2014
Messages on Government Officials’ Personal Devices and Private Accounts Not Subject to California Public Records Act Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/31/2014
Retirement Plan Fee Litigation Finds Its Way to North Carolina Poyner Spruill LLP 3/31/2014
Privacy Monday – March 31, 2014 OPENING DAY! Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 3/31/2014
President Obama Continues Push To Increase Federal Minimum Wage, Turns Attention to Tipped Wage Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/31/2014
Franchisors Beware: McDonald's Workers Sue for Alleged Wage and Hour Violations by Franchisees Vedder Price 3/31/2014
Maryland to Ban Discrimination on Basis of Gender Identity Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/31/2014
Meaningful Responses to Meaningful Use Audits and CEHRT Security - Certified Electronic Health Record Technology Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 3/31/2014
Use of HIPAA-Protected (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) Personal Health Information by Employer Investigating FMLA (Family Medical Leave Act) Issue Not Barred Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/31/2014
Supreme Court Finds Severance Payments are Subject to FICA Tax (Federal Insurance Contributions Act) Proskauer Rose LLP. 3/31/2014
Mind Regulations When It Is Time To Mine McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 3/31/2014
New Louisville “Ban the Box” Ordinance Covers City Contractors, Continues Growing Trend Proskauer Rose LLP. 3/31/2014
MLB (Major League Baseball) And Its Players Association Reach Agreement On Amended Drug Accord Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/31/2014
Declining FMLA (Family Medical Leave Act) Leave Includes Your FMLA Lawsuit, Ninth Circuit Court Says Barnes & Thornburg LLP 3/31/2014
Have you Double-Checked the Language of Your Non-Compete Lately? If Not, You Need To... Barnes & Thornburg LLP 3/31/2014
Congressional Research Services (CRS) Report Finds More Private Sector Workers Covered by Collective Bargaining Agreements than Public Employees Barnes & Thornburg LLP 3/30/2014
New Labor Regulations Regarding Veterans and Disability Effective March 24th Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. 3/30/2014
National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Weekly Summary of Decisions - March. 10-14, 2014 Barnes & Thornburg LLP 3/30/2014
NLRB (National Labor Relations Board) Chairman Signals Willingness to Reverse Register Guard Decision Barnes & Thornburg LLP 3/29/2014
Amazon Prime Time – Should Employees Be Paid to Wait in Security Lines? Supreme Court to Decide. Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 3/29/2014
Making Sure Hard Work Pays U.S. Department of Labor 3/29/2014
Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Sues Hot Wheel City for Sexual Harassment U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 3/29/2014
Department of Education Issues Proposed Rule Regulating the Funding of Career Colleges Greenberg Traurig, LLP 3/29/2014
Further Changes Announced to UK Immigration Rules Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 3/28/2014
Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) Rebuffed in Application of Flagrant Violation Tool Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/28/2014
National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Directs Election at Northwestern - Scholarship Football Players at Employees Barnes & Thornburg LLP 3/28/2014
Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) Issues Guidance on Recordkeeping Duties for Temporary Workers Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/28/2014
Philadelphia Issues New Pregnancy & Employment Rights Notice Proskauer Rose LLP. 3/28/2014
Severance Payments are Taxable under Federal Insurance Contribution Act (FICA) Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 3/28/2014
Illinois Federal Court Questions Fifield Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/28/2014
Fifth Circuit Ruling Serves as Reminder that Confidentiality Agreements Should be Drafted So As to Not Tread on National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) Section 7 Rights Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/28/2014
Interception Does Not Include Access to E-Mail Account Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/28/2014
Supreme Court Rules that Severance Payments Constitute “Wages” for Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA) Tax Purposes Varnum LLP 3/28/2014
Arbitration Agreement Enforceable, Except as to Unpaid Wage Claim, California Court Rules Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/27/2014
A Woman’s Work: Blazing the Trail - Sandra Day O'Connor Dickinson Wright PLLC 3/27/2014
New York City Council Votes to Extend New York City Human Rights Law’s Protections Against Discrimination to Interns Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 3/27/2014
Eighth Circuit Affirms In Part District Court’s Rejection of Jury Finding That Managers Were Properly Classified as Exempt Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/27/2014
National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Regional Office Rules That Collegiate Athletes Are “Employees” Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 3/27/2014
Non-Courtside Madness? Resume Fraud Costs Manhattan Coach Steve Masiello From Securing South Florida Coaching Job Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 3/27/2014
The President’s Memorandum on Employee Wages Andrews Kurth 3/27/2014
Supreme Court Rules that Severance Payments Are Taxable Under Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA) Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 3/27/2014
Bracketology 101: Part 2 – Survive and Advance: NLRB Says Northwestern Football Players Can Unionize Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 3/27/2014
IRS Guidance for Bitcoin in Time for Tax Season Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/27/2014
Northwestern Scholarship Football Players Found to be Employees Eligible for Union Representation Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/27/2014
Dissemination of Your EEO (Equal Employment Opportunity) Policy: Are You Requesting “Cooperation” and “Appropriate Action” from Your Unions and Vendors? Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/27/2014
U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Long-Standing Tax Treatment of Severance Pay Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/26/2014
New Mexico Mandates Human Trafficking Poster for Employers Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/26/2014
U.S. Supreme Court Clarifies That Severance Pay is Taxable—in Most Cases Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 3/26/2014
New Labor Regulations Regarding Veterans and Disability Effective March 24th Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. 3/26/2014
Second Circuit Rejects Plaintiff’s Tolling, Willfulness Arguments Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/26/2014
This is no April Fool’s Day Joke: Tuesday, April 1, 2014 is the Deadline for Employers to Comply with the New York City Earned Sick Time Act; Meanwhile, the Department of Consumer Affairs Releases Form Notice and Additional Guidance Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 3/26/2014
Unpaid "Changing" Time During Meal Breaks? Check Your Collective Bargaining Agreement von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 3/26/2014
Sarbanes-Oxley Whistleblower Protections Cover Employees of a Public Company’s Private Contractors Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 3/26/2014
Potpourri: Marijuana Testing Update Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/26/2014
Proceed with Caution: D.C. District Court Says Attorney-Client Privilege and Work Product Doctrine Do Not Survive Internal Fraud Investigation Conducted by Non-Attorneys Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 3/26/2014
Supreme Court Decides in Favor of IRS in Quality Stores: FICA (Federal Insurance Contributions Act) Generally Applies to Severance Payments McDermott Will & Emery 3/26/2014
Removal to Federal Court Based on Diversity Jurisdiction: How Long Do You Have? Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/26/2014
DOL (Department of Labor) Persuader Rule Undermines Attorney-Client Privilege, Attorney Generals Say Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/26/2014
Ukraine and Russia: Report on Sanctions and Related Concerns Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 3/26/2014
More Workers Eligible for Overtime in the Future, Cont. McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 3/26/2014
In Germany, the Burden of Proof Is on Employees if an Employee Wants to be Compensated for Requested Overtime McDermott Will & Emery 3/26/2014
Wal-Mart to Pay $363,419 to Settle EEOC Sexual Harassment and Retaliation Suit - Equal Employment Opportunity Commission U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 3/25/2014
Employer Can Fire Worker Who Refused Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Leave for Violating No-Show Policy, Federal Court Rules Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/25/2014
The Affordable Care Act—Countdown to Compliance for Employers, Week 40: Limited Non-assessment Periods under the Final Code § 4980H Regulations Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 3/25/2014
Happy Effective Date Day: March 24th Has Come and Gone but the Work’s Not Over Yet Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/25/2014
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) Updates FAQs On Section 503 And Veterans’ Regulations Proskauer Rose LLP. 3/25/2014
Ohio Judge Finds Dispatchers to be Exempt Administrative Employees Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/25/2014
Mayor de Blasio Signs New York City Sick Leave Law - Notice of Rights Available Proskauer Rose LLP. 3/25/2014
Migrant Workers Subject to Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Protections Varnum LLP 3/24/2014
District Court Rejects Challenge to Section 503 Final Rule Proskauer Rose LLP. 3/24/2014
Joining Other States and Localities, Indianapolis “Bans the Box” for City Vendors and Further Restricts Criminal Background Inquiries Proskauer Rose LLP. 3/24/2014
Sue Early And Sue Often Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 3/24/2014
Federal Contractors Face New Requirements Regarding Recruitment, Hiring, and Identification of Individuals with Disabilities Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 3/24/2014
Ten Considerations in Drafting Executive Employment Agreements Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 3/24/2014
Working Together Toward Employee Health: Federal Agencies Issue Final Regulations on Wellness Programs Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Much Shelist, P.C. 3/24/2014
Giving Notice of “Unqualified” Leave Insufficient to Trigger Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Protections Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/24/2014
More Workers Eligible for Overtime in the Future McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 3/24/2014
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Issue Joint Guidance on Background Checks Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 3/24/2014
District of Columbia Strengthens Employee Sick and Safe Leave Protections Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/24/2014
As Mines Reopen for Spring, Think Safety U.S. Department of Labor 3/24/2014
EEOC’s San Francisco District Office Signs Agreement With Mexican Consulate In Seattle - Equal Employment Opportunity Commission U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 3/23/2014
Massachusetts Legislature Considers Unemployment Insurance Reform and Minimum Wage Increase Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 3/23/2014
EEOC Sues LaFontaine Buick For Racial Harassment U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 3/22/2014
OFCCP (Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs) Launches A New Outreach and Recruitment Database for Contractors Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/22/2014
OFCCP Posts Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Benchmark Database and User Instructions Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/22/2014
UK Government Publishes Employment Tribunal Statistics Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 3/22/2014
What To Look For Down The Road: France Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 3/22/2014
UK Children and Families Act Gains Royal Assent Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 3/21/2014
EEOC Sues Wal-Mart Stores East for Disability Discrimination - Equal Opportunity Employment Commission U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 3/21/2014
New Jersey Considering Ban on Employment Bias against Unemployment Status Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/21/2014
EEOC Turns its Focus to the Impact of Social Media in Employment Litigation - Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Barnes & Thornburg LLP 3/21/2014
This Past Quarter’s Notable, International Employment Law Changes And What To Look For Down the Road: Belgium Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 3/21/2014
Making the Most Out of March Madness Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/21/2014
New Jersey Court Sends Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Claim To Arbitration Proskauer Rose LLP. 3/21/2014
USERRA - Don't Forget About Service Members on Military Leave During Your Asset Sale - Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act Barnes & Thornburg LLP 3/21/2014
Which is Which: Getting All the Required EEO Notices in Place in Time for March 24th - Equal Employment Opportunity Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/21/2014
Administration Sets Stage to Increase Number of Workers Eligible for Overtime Pay Greenberg Traurig, LLP 3/21/2014
French Employers: Only Three Months Left to Set Up a Single Database Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 3/21/2014
Requiring Specific Documents with I-9 Can Bring Investigations, Fines Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/21/2014
Minimum Wage in Mexico Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 3/20/2014
Hiring Employees Who May Be Bound by Post-Employment Restrictive Covenants? Caution, Restrictions May Apply Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 3/20/2014
New Jersey Supreme Court to Decide Whether ‘Watchdog’ Whistleblower Can Claim Retaliatory Discharge Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/20/2014
Employer Avoids Massachusetts Wage Claim Through the Use of Well-Drafted Employment Agreement Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 3/20/2014
Assessing the Effectiveness of Your Outreach Efforts after March 24th Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/20/2014
More Money Proposed for Administrative Law Judges (ALJ) Case Backlog Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/20/2014
Proposed Regulation on 408(b)(2) “Guide” – Impact on Service Providers Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 3/20/2014
Recent IRS, Metropolitan Transportation Authority Data Breaches Provide Reminders To Not Ignore the “Low-Hanging Fruit” Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/20/2014
If You Haven’t Already, Be Sure to Post Occupational Safety and Health Administration Act’s (OSHA) 300A Annual Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses Much Shelist, P.C. 3/20/2014
Enforcement, New Rules are Themes of Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Budgets Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/20/2014
What Happens With Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Leave in Vegas Doesn't Stay in Vegas — It Ends Up in Federal Court Much Shelist, P.C. 3/20/2014
U.S. Department of Labor Delays Implementation of the Revised ‘Persuader’ Rule Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/20/2014
Employers Must Post Approved Signage to Ban Concealed Firearms in the Workplace Much Shelist, P.C. 3/20/2014
Federal Safety and Health Agency Releases Rules on Food Safety Whistleblower Claims Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/20/2014
Join the Party. Another California-Based Former Employee Challenges Out-of-State Company’s Non-Compete Provisions as Unfair Business Practice Greenberg Traurig, LLP 3/20/2014
Law on Unionization of Home Care Workers Continues to Shift Barnes & Thornburg LLP 3/20/2014
Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) Continues to Push Key Enforcement Initiatives Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/20/2014
The New Veterans and Disability Regulations Go Into Effect on March 24: Are You Ready? Proskauer Rose LLP. 3/19/2014
Criminal Prosecution for Employee’s Theft of Employer’s Documents May Proceed, New Jersey Court Rules Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/19/2014
Bracketology 101 – A Look Ahead at Legal Issues that May Change the Face of the Final Four Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 3/19/2014
Working (More Than) 9-to-5: President Obama Seeks to Expand Overtime Pay Protections Under the Fair Labor Standards Act Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 3/19/2014
Camp Tax Reform Proposal Could Impact Executive Compensation McDermott Will & Emery 3/19/2014
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) & Web Accessibility McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 3/19/2014
State Listing Requirements: What Should You and Your Vendor Be Doing After March 24th? Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/19/2014
Regulating Appearance In The Workplace: An Employer’s Guide To Avoid Employment Discrimination Lawsuits Northern Illinois University College of Law 3/18/2014
Behind “Obnoxious” Headlines, A Good Noncompete Strategy Reminder Barnes & Thornburg LLP 3/18/2014
No New Statute of Limitations Each Time An Alleged Miscalculated Disability Benefit Is Paid Proskauer Rose LLP. 3/18/2014
Illinois Whistleblower Awarded $3 Million Following Jury Trial Proskauer Rose LLP. 3/18/2014
Department of Labor (DOL) Proposes Amendment to Service Provider Fee Disclosure Regulation Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 3/18/2014
Notifying Applicants of EEO Rights…after Monday March 24, 2014 - Equal Employment Opportunity Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/18/2014
Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) Considering Drug Testing Foreign Aircraft Maintenance Workers Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/18/2014
State of Emergency! New Jersey Bill Seeks to Protect Employees In Weather Related States of Emergency. Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 3/18/2014
Following Seventh Circuit’s Lead, Pennsylvania Court Holds Insurance Claims Examiner To Be Exempt Administrative Employee Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/18/2014
The Affordable Care Act—Countdown to Compliance for Employers, Week 41: What Employers Need to Know About the Final Rules Issued by the Department of Health and Human Services Relating to Transitional Reinsurance Fees, Public Exchanges, Etc. Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 3/17/2014
OIG (Office of Inspector General) Publishes Op-Ed Suggesting Mandatory Random Drug Testing For Health Care Professionals Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 3/17/2014
Skipping Unemployment Hearing in Alabama Not Necessarily a Safe Litigation Strategy Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/17/2014
Obama Directs Initiative to Update FLSA Overtime Regulations Likely to Tighten White-Collar Classifications - Fair Labor Standards Act Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 3/17/2014
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Issues New Religious Accommodation Guidelines Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 3/17/2014
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Publishes Guidance on Employment Rights Related to Religious Garb and Grooming in the Workplace Poyner Spruill LLP 3/17/2014
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Issues New Guidance on Religious Garb and Grooming Schiff Hardin LLP 3/17/2014
Second Circuit Upholds Dismissal of Untimely Filed State Law Claims from Title VII Harassment Suit Barnes & Thornburg LLP 3/17/2014
Newark, New Jersey Passes Paid Sick Leave Ordinance Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 3/17/2014
Texas-Sized Employment Terminations Via Twitter Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 3/17/2014
To Designate or Not to Designate Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Leave, That is the Question Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/17/2014
Employers To Face More Concurrent Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and Tort Suits after Second Circuit Decision Proskauer Rose LLP. 3/16/2014
Supreme Court Declines Review of Decision Allowing Undocumented Workers to Recover Unpaid Wages Under Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/15/2014
D.C. Expands Paid Sick Leave Law Proskauer Rose LLP. 3/15/2014
Final Checks Go Out Under $8 Million Decree in Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Sexual Harassment Case Against Telemarketer U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 3/15/2014
Social Media Is Part of Today’s Workplace but its Use May Raise Employment Discrimination Concerns U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 3/15/2014
UK Home Office Announces New Technology Sector Visa Route Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 3/14/2014
Arbitration Agreement Not Unconscionable, California Court Orders Arbitration Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/14/2014
President Directs Secretary of Labor to Revise Overtime Regulations Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 3/14/2014
New York City Earned Sick Time Act – An Update Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/14/2014
Big Changes Coming to Federal Overtime Regulations Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 3/14/2014
Opportunity for All: Fixing Overtime Rules to Reward Hard Work U.S. Department of Labor 3/14/2014
Department of State Releases April 2014 Visa Bulletin Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 3/14/2014
The Battle Between Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) and the Healthcare Industry Continues in Washington Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/14/2014
Obama Signals Greater Scrutiny on Workplace Pay with Latest Budget Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 3/14/2014
White House To Announce Proposed Revamp To Overtime Regulations Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/14/2014
Can You Keep a Secret? Confidentiality Clauses in Settlement Agreements Are For Real Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/14/2014
Obama Administration to Throw Down the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Exemption Gauntlet Barnes & Thornburg LLP 3/14/2014
United States Supreme Court Holds That Section 806 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act Extends to Employees of Private Companies Who Are Contractors or Subcontractors for Covered Public Companies Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 3/14/2014
Planning for Rejected Fiscal Year 2015 H-1Bs Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/14/2014
Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA): 'Escalating' Employer Risk for Discretionary Promotions Vedder Price 3/14/2014
Filling The Gap: Immigrant Status As Title VII's Missing Piece Florida International University College of Law 3/14/2014
California Corner: Employers Face New Heat for Missed Recovery Periods Vedder Price 3/14/2014
Increase in United Kingdom (UK) Employment Protection Awards McDermott Will & Emery 3/14/2014
Employer Domestic Partner Policies: Legal Risk or Employee Relations Reward Vedder Price 3/13/2014
Separation Agreements Continue to Generate Litigation Re: EEOC (Equal Opportunity Employment Commission) Litigation Vedder Price 3/13/2014
Win for Employers Still Has Ramifications: While Arbitration Agreements Might Be Valid, Charges of Unfair Labor Practices Loom Vedder Price 3/13/2014
Obama Administration to Throw Down the FLSA (Fair Labor Standards Act) Exemption Gauntlet Barnes & Thornburg LLP 3/13/2014
Barges at Coal Load-out Facility Fall Under Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Act (MSHA), Judge Rules Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/13/2014
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Team up to Offer Guidance on Employee Background Checks Barnes & Thornburg LLP 3/13/2014
Final Regulations Issued Regarding Employer Reporting Requirements Under ACA (Affordable Care Act) McDermott Will & Emery 3/13/2014
Supreme Court Holds Time Changing Clothes Is Not Compensable Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/13/2014
National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Proposes Significant Overhaul of Rules Governing Union Elections Vedder Price 3/13/2014
Pre-Offer Drug Tests Violated Americans with Disabilities Act Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/13/2014
EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) & FTC (Federal Trade Commission) Issue Joint Background Check Guidance Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/13/2014
Defendants See Success With Limitations Defenses Post Heimeshoff Re: ERISA Litigation Proskauer Rose LLP. 3/13/2014
Courts Reining In What it Means to be a “Hacker” Under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFA) Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/13/2014
Congress To Hold Hearing On Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) Jurisdiction Proskauer Rose LLP. 3/13/2014
Skagit County Washington to Pay $215,000 to Settle Health Information Security Violations Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/13/2014
Eastern District of Virginia Finds False Claim Allegations Too Speculative Proskauer Rose LLP. 3/12/2014
Poisoning a Coworker is Outside the Scope of Employment, California Court Rules Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/12/2014
Top 10 Takeaways from ABA (American Bar Association) White Collar Crime Conference (Part 1 of 2) Barnes & Thornburg LLP 3/12/2014
EEOC Sues Wal-Mart for Age and Disability Discrimination - Equal Employment Opportunity Commission U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 3/12/2014
Supreme Court Endorses Broad View of Sarbanes-Oxley's Whistleblower Protection Vedder Price 3/12/2014
Legislators Introduce Bill to Address Criticism and Delays of CMS’s “Two-Midnight” Rule - Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Barnes & Thornburg LLP 3/12/2014
Better Call Saul -- Human Resources and Damage Control Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 3/12/2014
“Sex-Plus” Discrimination Equals Possible Liability, Part II McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 3/12/2014
U.S. Supreme Court Expands Sarbanes-Oxley Whistleblower Provisions to Private Employers Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/12/2014
Does March Madness = Workplace Madness? Some Thoughts on the Legality of NCAA Bracket Pools and the Tournament’s Effect on the Workplace Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 3/12/2014
Indiana Supreme Court Limits Judicial Review of County Employment Decisions Barnes & Thornburg LLP 3/11/2014
Indiana Court of Appeals Refuses to Enforce Terms of Non-Compete Agreement Barnes & Thornburg LLP 3/11/2014
Taxation of Salaried Members: An Update for Asset Managers Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 3/11/2014
“Trust, But Verify” Approach to Confirming Employee Need for Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Intermittent Leave Rejected Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/11/2014
Final Regulations Issued Regarding Employer Shared Responsibility Under the ACA (Affordable Care Act) McDermott Will & Emery 3/11/2014
Taylor v. Nabors Drilling and California’s SB 292 Clarify that Sexual Harassment Need Not Be Motivated by Sexual Desire Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 3/11/2014
Will Your Company Be Wearing New SOX? – Supreme Court Expands Sarbanes-Oxley Whistleblower Protection to Employees of Privately-Held Companies Greenberg Traurig, LLP 3/11/2014
Supreme Court Declines Catsimatidis’ Invitation To Review Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Liability Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/11/2014
Eleventh Circuit Joins Fourth Circuit in Rejecting Continuing Breach Approach to Employee Retirement Income Security Act's (ERISA) Statute of Limitation Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/11/2014
New Michigan Right to Work Lawsuit Filed After Michigan Education Association (MEA) Threatens to Send Teacher to Collections for Failing to Pay Dues Barnes & Thornburg LLP 3/11/2014
Health Care Reform and Workers Compensation Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS) 3/11/2014
Illinois Case Reminds (Again): Document Rights and Responsibilities On Company Social Media Accounts Barnes & Thornburg LLP 3/10/2014
Employers Should Take Note of Critical Filing Dates Leading Up to this Year's H-1B Cap Greenberg Traurig, LLP 3/10/2014
Employers’ Immigration Update Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/10/2014
National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Continues to Go Against the Grain with Arbitration-Related Decisions Barnes & Thornburg LLP 3/10/2014
Employees of Private Contractors Can Bring Whistleblower Claims Under Sarbanes-Oxley Act Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP 3/10/2014
Federal Contractor Update: Minimum Wage Requirements and Developments Under New Section 503 and Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Rules Schiff Hardin LLP 3/10/2014
“Sex-Plus” Discrimination Equals Possible Liability McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 3/10/2014
Time For A Wage and Hour Audit von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 3/10/2014
Stock Options and Employee Benefits Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. 3/10/2014
Sixth Circuit Court Silences Horn in ADA Accommodation Case - Americans with Disabilities Act Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/9/2014
Newark Becomes Second City in New Jersey to Require Mandatory Paid Sick Leave Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 3/9/2014
House Member Introduces Bi-Partisan Immigration Legislation to Enhance, Augment the EB-5 Regional Center Program Greenberg Traurig, LLP 3/8/2014
A Look Behind OIGs (Office of Inspector General) Work Plan Re: Health Care Poyner Spruill LLP 3/8/2014
Federal Contractor Update: Minimum Wage Raise Armstrong Teasdale 3/8/2014
University Professor’s Religious Speech Not Protected, Mississippi Federal Court Rules Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/8/2014
Stanford University Entitled to Fee Award after Defending Meritless Discrimination Claim, California Court Rules Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/8/2014
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) Provides Guidance on Disability Goals and Veteran Benchmarks Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/8/2014
Department of Justice (DOJ) Strikes Landmark Consent Decree in Web, Mobile Access Case Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/7/2014
Supreme Court Broadens Sarbanes-Oxley Whistleblower Protections, Extends Coverage to Employees of a Public Company’s Private Contractors Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 3/7/2014
Timely Contest of Penalties Essential as Commission Rebuffs Late Attempt to Challenge Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/7/2014
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) To Discuss Social Media’s Impact On The Workplace Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/7/2014
National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) Finds Employer’s Ban on Unfair Criticism Unlawful Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/7/2014
Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/7/2014
No Exposure to Allergens in the Workplace – Is there a Reasonable Accommodation Under the ADA? Americans with Disabilities Act Barnes & Thornburg LLP 3/7/2014
Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) Protections for Employees of Public Companies’ Contractors and Subcontractors Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 3/7/2014
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs' (OFCCP) 2015 Budget = More Money to Support Increased Enforcement Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/7/2014
National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Gets Increase In Proposed Budget Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/6/2014
The Developing Law on Compensability of Time Spent Undergoing Security Screening Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 3/6/2014
Leak Prompts Chemical Safety Board Call for New Rules Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/6/2014
Sixth Circuit to Revisit Unprecedented Expansion of Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) Wrongful Denial of Benefits Remedies McDermott Will & Emery 3/6/2014
Supreme Court Expands Sarbanes Oxley Whistleblower Law Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/6/2014
Department of Justice (DOJ) Tells Employers Not To Use Forensics to Complete/Audit I-9s Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/6/2014
There is Such a Thing as Over-Sharing: Former Employee Forfeits Portion of Settlement Payment After Daughter Discloses Settlement on Facebook Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 3/5/2014
Do Your Plans Include a Time Limit on a Participant’s Right to Sue? Poyner Spruill LLP 3/5/2014
Be Prepared for Expedited Union Elections Under Proposed New Rules von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 3/5/2014
Florida Court Requires Pre-Suit Notice For Claims Under Florida Minimum Wage Act Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/5/2014
United Auto Workers (UAW) and Volkswagen (VW) Efforts to Establish First Works Council in the U.S. Fails Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 3/5/2014
Notes On Increasing Acute and Post-Acute Integration Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 3/5/2014
Will Your Lockout/Tagout (LOTO) Program Stand Up to An Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Inspection? - Part 3 Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/5/2014
Keeping Current – Recent Changes in Employment Laws von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 3/5/2014
Capturing Rollovers: A Changing Environment Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 3/5/2014
Employers Must Treat Employees on Military Leave like Those on Comparable Leaves, Appeals Court Rules Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/5/2014
Georgia Court Finds Rental Manager Exercised Discretion, Administratively Exempt Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/5/2014
Mandatory Early Conciliation of United Kingdom Employment Tribunal Claims - Only Two Months To Go Greenberg Traurig, LLP 3/4/2014
Another Employer’s Social Media Policy Is Found Unlawful By An NLRB (National Labor Relations Board) Administrative Law Judge Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/4/2014
National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Precedents Under General Counsel (GC) Focus Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/4/2014
Facebook Post Breaches Confidentiality Provision of Settlement Agreement Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/4/2014
The Affordable Care Act—Countdown to Compliance for Employers, Week 43: Coordinating the 3-Month Delay under Employer Shared Responsibility Rules with the Ban on Waiting Periods Longer than 90 Days Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 3/4/2014
Supreme Court Accepts FLSA (Fair Labor Standards Act) Certiorari Petition Regarding Pay for “Security Screening” Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/4/2014
Employers Be Warned- Look at the Big Picture When Considering Harassment Allegations Barnes & Thornburg LLP 3/4/2014
Departments of Labor, Treasury, and Health and Human Services Issue Final and Proposed Regulations Implementing the 90-day Limit on Waiting Periods under the Affordable Care Act Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 3/4/2014
EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) Reports Record Recovery in FY2013 Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/4/2014
Health Care Reform Update: Government Releases 90-Day Waiting Restriction Final Rules and a Proposal Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/4/2014
No Private Right of Action under Tennessee Wage Regulation Act, Federal Court Rules Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/3/2014
Avoiding Liability for Retaliation Claims under Dodd-Frank and Other Laws Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 3/3/2014
New York Council Amends Earned Sick Time Act Yet Again; Employers Must Comply by April 1, 2014 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 3/3/2014
Employees May Affirmatively Decline To Use FMLA (Family Medical Leave Act) Leave When Requesting Leave for An FMLA-Covered Reason, According to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Poyner Spruill LLP 3/3/2014
No Race Discrimination in Termination for Circulating E-mail Critical of President, Federal Court Finds Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/3/2014
Digital “Off-the-Record” Conversations? Re: Employment Laws and Mobile Apps McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 3/3/2014
NLRB (National Labor Relations Board) Sets Hearing, and Topics, for Representation Case Procedures Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/3/2014
Will Your LOTO (Lockout/Tagout) Program Stand Up to an OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) Inspection? - Part 2 Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/2/2014
Novel IRS Guidance on HRAs (Health Reimbursement Arrangements), VEBAs (Voluntary Employees’ Beneficiary Association) and Domestic Partner Benefits Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 3/2/2014
Bill To Drug Test Pharma Employees Filed In U.S. House of Representatives Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/2/2014
California Attorney General Announces More Active Role in Dealing with Data Breaches, and Helpful Guide for Small Business Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/1/2014
Limiting Statutes of Limitations in Arbitration Agreements Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/1/2014
“Dual” Employment Contracts for US Executives Working in the UK Vedder Price 3/1/2014
Employer’s Mandatory Arbitration Clause Waiving Employee’s Right to Sue in Court Upheld Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/28/2014
Will Your Lockout/Tagout (LOTO) Program Stand Up to an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Inspection? - Part 1 Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/28/2014
NLRB (National Labor Relations Board) General Counsel Issues Mandatory Advice Memo Barnes & Thornburg LLP 2/28/2014
New York City Council Expands New York Earned Sick Time Act Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/28/2014
Nebraska Extends Veterans Preference to Spouses of Disabled Vets Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/27/2014
How Much Can a Facebook Post Cost You? About $80K Barnes & Thornburg LLP 2/27/2014
Highlights from United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) EB-5 Public Engagement Greenberg Traurig, LLP 2/27/2014
DHS (Department of Homeland Security) Audit Reveals Inconsistency in Worksite Enforcement Priorities Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/27/2014
The NLRB's (National Labor Relations Board) New 'Quickie Election' Rules Imperil Employers' Ability to Maintain a Union-Free Workplace Greenberg Traurig, LLP 2/27/2014
Oops! CalPERS (California Public Employees Retirement System) Reportedly Violates Insider Trading Policy Again Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 2/27/2014
The Impact of 409A on Severance Payments Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 2/27/2014
Workplace Bullying may Amount to Actionable Discrimination Barnes & Thornburg LLP 2/27/2014
Kentucky Unemployment Benefits Refresher, Part II McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 2/27/2014
Illinois Supreme Court Upholds Construction Industry Misclassification Statute Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/27/2014
Can a Consumer Products Company Moot Class Actions by Offering a Refund? Greenberg Traurig, LLP 2/27/2014
San Francisco Enacts ‘Ban the Box’ Law Re: Private Sector Employers Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/27/2014
Portland Sick Leave – Five Traps Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/27/2014
Newark, New Jersey Enacts Paid Sick Leave Ordinance Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/27/2014
New Union Organizing Tactics Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/26/2014
Northwestern Football and NLRB (National Labor Relations Board) Are Now On the Clock Barnes & Thornburg LLP 2/26/2014
“Blackphone” to Address Key Smartphone Privacy and Security Concerns? Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/26/2014
NLRB (National Labor Relations Board) Schedules Public Meeting On Proposed Election Rules Changes Barnes & Thornburg LLP 2/26/2014
Illinois Federal Court Issues Reminder That "100% Healed" Requirements Violate ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 2/26/2014
What Employers Need to Know About Bitcoin Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/26/2014
Final Affordable Care Act (ACA) Shared Responsibility Regulations Released Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 2/25/2014
OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) Issues Interim Final Rule for FSMA (Food Safety Modernization Act) Whistleblower Claims Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 2/25/2014
U.S. Department of Transportation Proposes Clearinghouse of Commercial Drivers’ Drug and Alcohol History Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/25/2014
When 30 Days Just Isn’t Enough: The Ninth Circuit Rules that Defendants’ Right to Remove May Not be Limited to 30 Days Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 2/25/2014
North Carolina Business Court Weighs In On Enforcement of Restrictive Covenants Following Acquisition of a Company Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 2/25/2014
Forum Selection Clauses and Non-Compete Agreements Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 2/25/2014
OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) Issues Shipyard “Tool Bag” Directive Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/25/2014
Notices of Pending Compliance Reviews Issued to Contractors Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 2/25/2014
Employee’s Discharge For Refusing Drug Test Did Not Constitute Retaliation Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/25/2014
Immigration Law Has Its Own March Madness! Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. 2/25/2014
Federal Court Upholds Validity of 2011 H-2B Prevailing Wage Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/25/2014
National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Still Looking for Answers On Whether University Faculty Are “Managerial Employees” Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 2/25/2014
The Top 10 Changes Made to the 2012 Proposed Rule Under the Affordable Care Act’s Employer Shared Responsibility Rules by Recently Issued Final Regulations Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 2/24/2014
NLRB Weekly Summary of Decisions - Feb. 10-14, 2014 Barnes & Thornburg LLP 2/24/2014
Are Your Settlement and Severance Agreements Inviting Litigation Rather Than Preventing It? Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 2/24/2014
Kentucky Unemployment Benefits Refresher, Part I McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 2/24/2014
Annual EB-5 Program Economic Impacts Report 2012 Released by IIUSA Greenberg Traurig, LLP 2/24/2014
A Rare Facebook “Like” for Employers: NLRB (National Labor Relations Board) Overturns ALJ, Finds Lack of Evidence to Support Facebook Post as Protected Activity Barnes & Thornburg LLP 2/23/2014
New York Labor Legislative Developments Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/23/2014
It’s a Family Affair: New York Federal Court Holds that Family Relationship May be Sufficient to Qualify Employee as a “Supervisor” under Title VII Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 2/22/2014
Fifth Circuit Affirms FLSA (Fair Labor Standards Act) Summary Judgment Based On “Complete Lack Of Evidence” Of Off-the-Clock Work Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/22/2014
San Francisco Employers – Heads Up, New Rules Governing The Use of Criminal Records Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 2/22/2014
2, 4, 6, 8…NFL Cheerleaders Not “Rah Rah-ing” About Pay Rate Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 2/22/2014
OSHA’s Comment Period Ends Soon for PSM (Process Safety Management) RFI (Request for Information) Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/21/2014
Wisconsin Likely to Limit Access to Social Media Accounts Barnes & Thornburg LLP 2/21/2014
USCIS Strictly Enforcing the Statutory Provisions in Adjudicating H-1B Petitions Filed Under the 20,000 Advanced Degree Cap Greenberg Traurig, LLP 2/21/2014
Whistleblowing and Data Privacy in France: A New Pragmatic Approach for Employment and Discrimination Claims McDermott Will & Emery 2/21/2014
OSHA (Occupational Safety Health Administration) Issues Warning to Communications Tower Industry Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/20/2014
National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Weekly Summary of Decisions - February 3-7, 2014 Barnes & Thornburg LLP 2/20/2014
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Forecasts Nearly 38,000 Inspections This Year Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/20/2014
New York Legislature’s Second “Fair Play Act” Enacted to Cover Commercial Goods Transportation Industry Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/20/2014
U.S. Department of State to Begin Conducting Random J-1 Site Visits Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 2/20/2014
Why You Need Better Staff at Your Law Practice Great Legal Marketing, Inc. 2/20/2014
California OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) Under Pressure from Federal OSHA to Revise Repeat Criteria Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/20/2014
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Challenges Standard Severance Agreement Language Barnes & Thornburg LLP 2/20/2014
Obesity, Like a Neon Green Mohawk Hairdo, Not an Impairment under ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/20/2014
Is a Lateral Transfer Adverse Employment Action? McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 2/20/2014
Not So Final and Binding – The NLRB (National Labor Relations Board) Proposes Changes to Arbitration Deferral Policy Barnes & Thornburg LLP 2/20/2014
Noncompetes: Michigan Decision Highlights Strategy of Cease and Desist Letters Barnes & Thornburg LLP 2/20/2014
Maine Judge Agrees with Colleague: No Individual Liability Under Maine Wage-and-Hour Law Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/20/2014
The Affordable Care Act—Countdown to Compliance for Employers, Week 45: Focus on the Transition Rules under Final Treasury/IRS Regulations Implementing the Affordable Care Act’s Employer Shared Responsibility Rules Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 2/19/2014
Philadelphia Law Creates New Employee Rights, Employer Obligations Concerning Pregnancy and Related Medical Conditions Greenberg Traurig, LLP 2/19/2014
New Minimum Wage for Employees of Federal Contractors FAQs Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/19/2014
IRS Final Rule on ACA (Affordable Care Act) Play or Pay Mandate Allows Employers to Finalize Compliance Plans Vedder Price 2/19/2014
Office of the Inspector General (OIG) Work Plan 2014: Takeaways for Hospitals Barnes & Thornburg LLP 2/19/2014
More Extensions to OSHA’s Crane and Derrick in Construction Standard - Occupational Safety and Health Administration Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/19/2014
Pending Milwaukee Ordinance Would Raise County Contractor Minimum Wage to $11.33 von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 2/18/2014
Federal Judge Holds That Accessing Recipes Via Internet Does Not Trigger FLSA (Fair Labor Standards Act) Coverage Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/18/2014
Government Contractor Minimum Wages Raised - Federal Contractors: Minimum Wage Raised to $10.10 von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 2/18/2014
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Program (OFCCP) Provides Additional Guidance on Purchase Order Language and Other Requirements of the New Veterans and Disability Regulations Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/18/2014
Health Care Update - February 18, 2014 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 2/18/2014
Final Regulations Issued Regarding Employer Shared Responsibility Under the ACA (Affordable Care Act) McDermott Will & Emery 2/18/2014
Cancellation of Malaysian Employment Pass at Conclusion of Work Assignment Greenberg Traurig, LLP 2/18/2014
Attendance is Essential Function under ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) for PICC (Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter) Nurse Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/18/2014
There Were No Mice Available? Testing Noncompetes and Motivation in Settings That Don’t Sound Much Like Employment Barnes & Thornburg LLP 2/18/2014
New Employer Mandate Relief - Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act for 2015 Poyner Spruill LLP 2/17/2014
The NLRB Revives Controversial Expedited Election Rules - National Labor Relations Board Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 2/17/2014
ADA Claims of “Serial Sick Leave Abuser” Tossed; A Marxist Saga in the Style of Groucho - Americans with Disabilities Act Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/17/2014
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Enforcement McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 2/17/2014
Employee’s Unauthorized Texting of Confidential Health Information May Impose Employer Liability Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/17/2014
Department of State Issues Final Rule for Mexican Citizens Applying for TN Visa Classification Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/16/2014
New Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Rule Provides Direct Patient Access to Laboratory Results Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 2/16/2014
U.S. Department of Justice Announces New Settlement Agreements Resolving Allegations of Citizenship Status Discrimination Greenberg Traurig, LLP 2/16/2014
Obligations for Employers Before, During and After a Storm Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 2/16/2014
OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) Proposes to Extend Operator Certification Deadline – November 2017 Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/16/2014
Employers Take Note: Wisconsin Unemployment Compensation Overhaul Has Taken Effect Godfrey & Kahn S.C. 2/15/2014
“New” Minimum Wage Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. 2/15/2014
UK Employment Law Developments – 2013 Looking Back and 2014 Looking Forwards McDermott Will & Emery 2/15/2014
Ranking Minority Member of Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Requesting Comprehensive Data from Approved Regional Centers Greenberg Traurig, LLP 2/15/2014
Death of the Salaried Partner? Wide Ranging Changes to UK's LLP Member Taxation To Come Into Force on 6 April 2014 McDermott Will & Emery 2/15/2014
Final Affordable Care Act (ACA) Employer Shared Responsibility Rule Provides Guidance Regarding On-Call Hours von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 2/15/2014
U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Targets Communications Tower Industry Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/14/2014
“Too Cute” New York Yoga Instructor To Join “Irresistible” Iowa Dental Assistant? Re: Iowa and New York Employment Decisions Barnes & Thornburg LLP 2/14/2014
Gone Fishin’ on Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/14/2014
March 2014 Visa Bulletin Continues to Show Forward Movement for Worldwide and Chinese EB-3 Employment-Based Categories Greenberg Traurig, LLP 2/14/2014
Are Anti-Poaching Agreements Enforceable in New York? Not in the Absence of a Protectable Interest Says One New York Federal Court Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 2/13/2014
Texas Drivers Exempt From Overtime Under Motor Carrier Exemption Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/13/2014
Canada’s Elimination of Its Investor Program May Drive Investors to the U.S. EB-5 Program Greenberg Traurig, LLP 2/13/2014
Take Your Ball and Go Home: Alex Rodriguez Withdraws Lawsuit Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 2/13/2014
Pleadings for Underfunded Contract under State Law Must be Sufficiently Detailed, California Court Rules Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/13/2014
Office Romances: 3-Part Series on How to Shield Your Company from Liability Part 3 Greenberg Traurig, LLP 2/13/2014
Deadline Looms for Quality Stores FICA (Federal Insurance Contributions Act) Refund Claims for Severance Payments McDermott Will & Emery 2/13/2014
Northwestern Football and the NLRB (National Labor Relations Board): Hearing Start This Week Barnes & Thornburg LLP 2/13/2014
Employee Criminally Prosecuted For Taking Employer’s Documents Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/13/2014
2014 EB-5 Wishlist for the Year of the Horse Greenberg Traurig, LLP 2/13/2014
President Obama Signs Executive Order Raising Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/13/2014
National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Settles Claims Based on Employer's Social Media Policy Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. 2/13/2014
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Charges Drop In 2013, But Wait, There’s More! Barnes & Thornburg LLP 2/12/2014
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) Sends Large Wave of Advance Notice Audit Letters: Are You Ready to Respond? Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/12/2014
Saving Superwoman Re: Women in the Workplace Dickinson Wright PLLC 2/12/2014
Obama Administration Further Delays Employer Mandate and Releases Final Regulations Regarding Implementation Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 2/12/2014
Federal Court Holds Hostile Work Environment Claim Based Upon Disability Harassment Can Proceed Due to Retail Employer's Failure to Stop the Harassment Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/12/2014
The Affordable Care Act—Countdown to Compliance for Employers, Week 46: Looking Ahead to the Group Health Plan Non-Discrimination Rules Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 2/12/2014
National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) At It Again: Another Confidentiality Policy Bites the Dust Barnes & Thornburg LLP 2/12/2014
“Final” Obamacare Employer Penalty Rules Released Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/12/2014
Higher Education Alert: Are Unions Targeting Adjunct Faculty? Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 2/12/2014
The Affordable Care Act—Countdown to Compliance for Employers, Week 45½: Treasury/IRS Issue Long-Awaited Final Regulations under the Affordable Care Act’s Employer Shared Responsibility Rules Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 2/11/2014
Office Romances: 3-Part Series on How to Shield Your Company from Liability Part 2 Greenberg Traurig, LLP 2/11/2014
Having Weighed in on Employers’ Social Media Policies, NLRB (National Labor Relations Board) Rules on Employee Handbooks Varnum LLP 2/11/2014
April 1 Deadline for Filing H-1B Visa Petitions Approaches Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 2/11/2014
Missouri Jury Awards Worker $28 Million in Occupational Exposure Suit Beveridge & Diamond PC 2/11/2014
Is the NLRB (National Labor Relations Board) Seeking to Expand its Jurisdiction Over Religious Universities? Barnes & Thornburg LLP 2/11/2014
Virginia Judge Finds Another Loan Officer To Be Exempt “Outside” Salesman Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/11/2014
Department of State Releases March 2014 Visa Bulletin Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 2/11/2014
This FMLA (Family Medical Leave Act) Road to Certiorari Goes Through Vegas Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/11/2014
Obamacare Employer Mandate Delayed Again For Mid-Size Employers Barnes & Thornburg LLP 2/11/2014
Office Romances: 3-Part Series on How to Shield Your Company from Liability Part 1 Greenberg Traurig, LLP 2/11/2014
Denying Motion for Conditional Certification, NY District Court Says FLSA (Fair Labor Standards Act) Notice and Opt-In Process Is Not A Discovery Device Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/11/2014
Play It Safe III: Termination 2 Weeks After Suicide Attempt Keeps Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Claim Alive Barnes & Thornburg LLP 2/11/2014
Philadelphia Enacts Pregnancy Accommodation Law Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 2/11/2014
New Jersey Enacts Pregnancy Discrimination And Accommodation Law Effective Immediately Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 2/11/2014
Changes to UK’s Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) (TUPE) Regulations Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 2/11/2014
The Affordable Care Act—Countdown to Compliance for Employers, Week 47: The Reporting Conundrum Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 2/11/2014
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Releases Detailed FY 2013 Statistics Showing Highest Monetary Recovery in Agency History Barnes & Thornburg LLP 2/10/2014
Employers Should Take Note of WorkSmart Kentucky McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 2/10/2014
National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Weekly Summary of Decisions - Jan. 27-31, 2014 Barnes & Thornburg LLP 2/10/2014
Collegiate Student-Athlete Union Seeks NLRB (National Labor Relations Board) Recognition Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 2/10/2014
Employers: April 1 Start Date for 2015 H-1B Visa Applications Varnum LLP 2/10/2014
New Pregnancy Accommodation Law Enacted in New Jersey Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. 2/10/2014
Relief from Indiana Wage Payment and Wage Deduction Statutes May Be in Sight Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/10/2014
Philly Employers Must Accommodate Pregnant Workers Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/10/2014
Puerto Rico Bondholders Await Contract Impairment Ruling in Teacher Pension Reform Litigation Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 2/10/2014
A-Rod Drops Litigation Challenging Season-Long Suspension Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/10/2014
College Athletes: Students or Employees? Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/9/2014
New York State Extends Prohibition Of Smoking To Outdoor Areas Around Healthcare Facilities Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/9/2014
Delaware Minimum Wage Increases June 1, 2014 Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/9/2014
National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Renews Proposal to Limit Time for Elections Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. 2/8/2014
Health Care Worker Drug Testing Bill Advances in New Hampshire Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/8/2014
Pennsylvania Court Upholds Choice of Law Provision in Non-Solicitation Case Involving California Employee Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/8/2014
Highlights of the Office of Inspector General's (OIG) 2014 Work Plan von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 2/7/2014
Supreme Court Rules Don, Doff Time Not Compensable under Workers’ Collective Bargaining Agreement Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/7/2014
Reefer Madness? More States Likely to Legalize Recreational Marijuana; More Challenges for Employers Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/7/2014
Employer E-Discovery Duties Expand in a "BYOD" Environment Re: Employee Devices von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 2/7/2014
Court Upholds New Jersey’s Ban on Unemployment Discrimination in Job Advertisements Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 2/7/2014
National Labor Relations Board Revives Election Rules Amendments Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/7/2014
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Issues Guidance for Inspectors on Combustible Dust Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/7/2014
Rocky Mountain High: Colorado High Court to Weigh in on Employers’ Ability to Enforce Drug Policies in the Face of State-Sanctioned Off-the-Clock Marijuana Use Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 2/7/2014
Congress Tells Regulators to Back Off Small Farms Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/6/2014
OFCCP (Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs) Releases Details of 2014 Audit Scheduling Selection Process Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/6/2014
National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Issues New Proposed “Quickie” Election Rules Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 2/6/2014
Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to Focus on IRA Rollover Practices in 2014 Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 2/6/2014
On Re-argument, Judge Affirms Janitors Ineligible for Overtime Under New York Law Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/6/2014
Supreme Court Affirms Contractually Reduced Limitations Periods for Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) Benefit Claims Date Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/6/2014
A-Rod: A Tough Row to Hoe in Contesting Arbitrator’s Suspension Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/5/2014
National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Re-Issues “Quickie Election” Rules: It’s Déjà Vu All Over Again Barnes & Thornburg LLP 2/5/2014
Dealing with the DOL (Department of Labor) at Your Door, Part II McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 2/5/2014
No First Amendment Protection for Police Officer’s Facebook Rant, a Reminder of the Risks of Employee Activity in Social Media Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/5/2014
Massachusetts Gaming Commission Issues Final Regulations on Gaming Vendor Licensing and Registration Greenberg Traurig, LLP 2/5/2014
Newark, New Jersey, Expected to Enact Paid Sick Leave Ordinance Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 2/4/2014
State Of The Union – What Are The Ramifications Of Northwestern University Football Players Seeking Union Recognition? Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 2/4/2014
A Safe Harbor for Harmless Remunerations Under the Anti-Kickback Statute: Reviving Hanlester Network Vanderbilt University Law School 2/4/2014
Employers Urged to Begin Preparation of New H-1B Petitions for April 1st Filing Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 2/4/2014
Background Checks: Don’t Overlook the Fair Credit Reporting Act Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. 2/4/2014
UPDATE – Audit Advance Notification Letters are OUT Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/4/2014
IRS Expands Guidance on In-Plan Roth Conversions McDermott Will & Emery 2/4/2014
Investment Policy Statement: Friend or Enemy Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 2/4/2014
Portland Bar, Restaurant Liable for Unpaid Wages due Predecessor’s Employees, Oregon High Court Holds Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/4/2014
Fourth Circuit Rules That Temporary Impairments May Be Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Covered Disabilities Poyner Spruill LLP 2/4/2014
Massachusetts Gaming Commission Issues Final Regulations on Gaming Vendor Licensing and Registration Greenberg Traurig, LLP 2/4/2014
Supreme Court Clarifies Rules on “Donning and Doffing”...Sort Of Varnum LLP 2/4/2014
New Jersey Employers Must Provide Pregnant Employees Accommodations under New Law Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/3/2014
Toxic Tort Cases and TLV - Threshold Limit Value Armstrong Teasdale 2/3/2014
Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Treasury Issue Proposed Regulations Governing “Excepted Benefits” Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 2/3/2014
Clearing the Air: Employers Should Consider Their Policies on Smoking in the Workplace to Keep Pace with the Rising Use of E-Cigarettes Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 2/3/2014
Dealing with the (Department of Labor) DOL at Your Door, Part I McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 2/3/2014
Raising the Minimum Wage Means a Stronger Bottom Line U.S. Department of Labor 2/3/2014
Student Gridiron “Workers” Team With Steelworkers To Forge Union at Northwestern University Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/3/2014
Seattle Seahawks Headed for a Super Bowl Victory? Yes, if City’s Unemployment Rate and Apes Have Anything to Do With It Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 2/1/2014
Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Leave for Vacation? Yes, Under the Right Circumstances! Barnes & Thornburg LLP 2/1/2014
Tax Court Provides Color on “For Cause” Termination Under Code Section 83 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 2/1/2014
Public Sector Right to Work Issue in Michigan Elevates to State High Court Barnes & Thornburg LLP 1/31/2014
New Publications 502 and 503 Released by Internal Revenue Service (IRS) McDermott Will & Emery 1/31/2014
Denver By 6 and $722,000,000.00: Devil Resides In the Methods of Calculation of Promised Economic Impact Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 1/31/2014
Essential Worker Immigration Coalition Releases Reaction to House Republican Standards for Immigration Reform Greenberg Traurig, LLP 1/31/2014
Washington D.C. Minimum Wage to Go Up Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/31/2014
Potato Chip Maker Caught Up in Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) Site-Specific Targeting (SST) Program Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/30/2014
Keep Your Nude Photos At Home, or They May End Up In Court Barnes & Thornburg LLP 1/30/2014
Recordkeeping Rule Must Be Withdrawn, Employer Coalition Tells OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/30/2014
Exclusion of Expert Douglas Buchan Upheld Armstrong Teasdale 1/30/2014
New Pregnancy Laws Deliver Additional Protections for Women Greenberg Traurig, LLP 1/30/2014
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) to Send Out Wave of Advance Scheduling Notification Letters Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/30/2014
Is Putting on and Taking off Protective Gear Compensable? Supreme Court (Ad)dresses that Issue in Latest Ruling Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 1/30/2014
Section 162(m): Actions that Should be Taken by March 31, 2014, and/or in this Year's Proxy to Avoid the $1,000,000 Deduction Limitation Greenberg Traurig, LLP 1/30/2014
More to Supreme Court’s Sandifer Decision than the Definition of “Clothes” Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 1/30/2014
Citing To Precedent, Nevada Federal Court Rejects FLSA (Fair Labor Standards Act) Tip Claim Asserted By Workers Receiving Minimum Wage Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/30/2014
Time to File H-1B Visa Petitions! Vedder Price 1/30/2014
Colorado Supreme Court to Review “Lawful” Use of Medical Marijuana Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/30/2014
A “Hail Mary”? Northwestern Student-Athletes File Union Petition with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Barnes & Thornburg LLP 1/30/2014
Criminal Prosecution for Employee’s Theft of Employer’s Documents May Proceed, New Jersey Court Rules Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/30/2014
Collective Bargaining Agreements Trump California Daily Overtime Rules, California Court Finds Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/29/2014
Proposed Regulations Expand the Definition of Excepted Benefits McDermott Will & Emery 1/29/2014
Uber Employees? Re: Independent Contractors Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 1/29/2014
Fourth Circuit: Temporary Impairment May Constitute Disability after Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) Godfrey & Kahn S.C. 1/29/2014
Supreme Court Rules That Donning And Doffing Time May Not Be Compensable Barnes & Thornburg LLP 1/29/2014
California Bill Would Authorize Pre-Judgment Wage Liens On Real And Personal Property Of Employers And Third Parties Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 1/29/2014
Reversal on Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Retaliation Claim Highlights Importance of Email and Investigations Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 1/29/2014
Terminations Lawful for Statement Not Impugned by Discharged Employees’ Accompanying Protected Communication Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/29/2014
National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Moves Forward on UAW (United Automobile Workers) Charges at Mercedes-Benz Alabama Barnes & Thornburg LLP 1/29/2014
President Raises Minimum Wage For Employees of Federal Contractors Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/29/2014
Winter Weather Woes: What are My Obligations to Pay Employees During Inclement Weather? Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 1/29/2014
Requirement to Post Union Rights Still in Effect for Federal Contractors Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/29/2014
Contractors Need to Update Policies and Procedures to Provide Recovery Periods for Outdoor Workers Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 1/29/2014
New Jersey Employers Must Provide Pregnant Workers with Accommodations Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/28/2014
Health Care Update - Week of January 27, 2014 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 1/28/2014
Employers Must Post OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) 300A Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses Summary by Feb. 1, 2014 Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/28/2014
Many High-Tech Companies Moving to Kentucky McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 1/28/2014
President Obama to Raise Minimum Wage for Federal Contracts Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/28/2014
Employers Must Plan Now to Obtain H-1B Visas Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/28/2014
Supreme Court Affirms Seventh Circuit: Donning of Protective Gear “Changing Clothes” Within the Meaning of FLSA Provision (Fair Labor Standards Act ) Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/28/2014
National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Weekly Summary of Decisions Barnes & Thornburg LLP 1/28/2014
Substantial Motivating Factor Required for Public Policy Wrongful Discharge Claim, California Court Rules Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/28/2014
Wal-Mart to Pay $87,500 to Settle Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Suit for Unlawful Retaliation U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 1/28/2014
Noncompetes: Michigan Decision Highlights Two Critical Decisions with Cease and Desist Letters Barnes & Thornburg LLP 1/28/2014
Modifications to New York City Earned Sick Leave Act Proposed Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/28/2014
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Program's (OFCCP) Revised Self-Identification of Disability Form Approved Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/27/2014
New Requirements for New Jersey Employers Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 1/27/2014
“The More Things Change, The More They Stay The Same”: Bureau of Labor Statistics Releases Report On U.S. Unionization Rates For 2013 Barnes & Thornburg LLP 1/27/2014
Super Bowl Sunday Considerations for Employers Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/27/2014
“Substantial” Limitation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Not as “Substantial” as it Used to Be Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/27/2014
California Attorney General Opines An Owner Operated Business With No Employees Can Be A “Place Of Employment” Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 1/27/2014
Court of Appeals Decisions Will Stick on the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Poster Rule McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 1/27/2014
Unemployed – the Newest Protected Classification Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 1/26/2014
Good for Workers, Good for Business: #RaiseTheWage U.S. Department of Labor 1/26/2014
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Approves Office of Federal Contract Compliance Program's (OFCCP) Revised Self-Identification of Disability Form Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/26/2014
National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) Continues to Apply D.R. Horton, Despite Fifth Circuit Reversal Barnes & Thornburg LLP 1/26/2014
Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals Analyzes the History of the ADAAA and Remands Case Involving “Temporary Disability” to District Court - ADA Amendments Act of 2008 Barnes & Thornburg LLP 1/26/2014
4th Cir. First to Apply "Disability" Definition Under ADAAA - ADA Amendments Act of 2008 Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. 1/25/2014
New Health Savings Account Contribution and Distribution Forms Issued by Internal Revenue Service (IRS) McDermott Will & Emery 1/25/2014
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Settlement Reminds Employers That Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA) Prohibits Requesting Family Medical History Poyner Spruill LLP 1/25/2014
National Labor Relations Board Pauses from Election Rules Amendments Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/25/2014
National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Settles Claims Based on Employer Social Media Policy Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. 1/25/2014
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to Expand Site Visit Program to Include L-1 Petitioners Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 1/25/2014
In with the New: 2014 Privacy, Advertising and Digital Media Predictions McDermott Will & Emery 1/25/2014
Third Circuit Rejects Plaintiff’s Claims That Entity To Whom She Provided Consulting Services Was Her “Employer” Under Title VII or the NJLAD (New Jersey Law Against Discrimination) Barnes & Thornburg LLP 1/24/2014
National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Members Outline Plans for 2014 Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/24/2014
Final Nail in the Coffin for Quickie Election Rule? Barnes & Thornburg LLP 1/24/2014
New York City Looks to Expand its Paid Sick Leave Law Before it Takes Effect in April 2014 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 1/24/2014
United Kingdom (UK) Government to Crack Down on Miserly Employers Greenberg Traurig, LLP 1/24/2014
Employee Denied Reimbursement for Expenses May Pursue Constructive Discharge Claim, California Court Rules Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/23/2014
Reminder to Perform Annual ISO/ESPP (Incentive Stock Options/Employee Stock Purchase Plan) Reporting in January 2014 Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 1/23/2014
New York Federal Court Finds Bank Properly Classified Financial Services Consultant As Independent Contractor Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/23/2014
Resolving E-Verify Tentative Non-Confirmations is Taking Longer, CATO Institute Reports Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/23/2014
Accounting Firm Partner Cannot be a Whistleblower Under New Jersey’s Conscientious Employee Protection Act Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 1/23/2014
Disability Discrimination Claims May Proceed against Former Employer, Federal Court Rules Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/23/2014
Are Union-Free Strikes Protected? The NLRB (National Labor Relations Board) Thinks So. Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 1/23/2014
OSHA (Occupationsl Safety and Health Administration) Issues Memorandum on Classifying Combustible Dust under Revised Hazard Communication Standard Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/23/2014
H-1B Cap Season Quickly Approaching Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/23/2014
Supreme Court to Examine First Amendment Retaliation Claim Barnes & Thornburg LLP 1/23/2014
H-1B Visa Cap Petitions for Fiscal Year 2015 Godfrey & Kahn S.C. 1/22/2014
The Affordable Care Act—Countdown to Compliance for Employers, Week 49: Waiting for the Final Code Section 4980H Regulations Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 1/22/2014
NLRB (National Labor Relations Board) Abandons Fight Over Mandatory Workplace Poster Rule Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 1/22/2014
Recent District Court Case Reaffirms the Importance of a Securing a Proper Prevailing Wage Determination When Filing for H-1B Positions Greenberg Traurig, LLP 1/22/2014
Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument on the Constitutionality of Public Sector Unions Barnes & Thornburg LLP 1/22/2014
Kentucky House Bill 1 Seeks To Raise Minimum Wage McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 1/22/2014
New FAQs Released Regarding Implementation of the Affordable Care Act and Mental Health Parity McDermott Will & Emery 1/22/2014
Not-for-Profit Not Liable for Prior Grantee’s Failure to Pay Wages and Benefits, Federal Court Rules Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/22/2014
Supreme Court's Decision in Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) Case Overturns 4th and 11th Circuit Rule Governing Finality of Judgment Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 1/21/2014
Former National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Board Member Offers Opinion on Noel Canning Varnum LLP 1/21/2014
Summary of Major State and Local Law Developments in 2013 Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/21/2014
Play It Safe II: Employers At Risk If They Don’t Methodically Process Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Issues Barnes & Thornburg LLP 1/21/2014
Massachusetts (MA) Appeals Court Narrows but Otherwise Keeps Intact Individual Liability Under the Wage Act Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 1/21/2014
Employers Must Post OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) 300A Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses Summary by Feb. 1, 2014 Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/21/2014
Contractors Await Ruling On Legal Challenge to Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) New Disability Regulations Barnes & Thornburg LLP 1/21/2014
What are an Employer’s Obligations to Engage in a Meaningful Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Interactive Process During an Employee’s Suspension Pending Termination? Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 1/21/2014
ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) Graveyard Shift Accommodation Issue Not Yet Dead Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/21/2014
How Can EB-5 Funds Be Used? Greenberg Traurig, LLP 1/21/2014
U.S. Surgeon General’s Report May Spur More Wellness Program Activity Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/21/2014
Employers Don’t Have to Give More Than One Shot Per Year at Avoiding a Tobacco Surcharge, According to DOL FAQs Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/20/2014
SEC Proposes Revised Rules for Regulation A Exemption Permitting Securities Offerings up to $50 Million Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 1/20/2014
Stealing Confidential Documents Not Excused under New Jersey Law, Regardless of Purpose Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/20/2014
New York Unemployment Benefits No Longer Available to Former Employees Receiving Severance Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 1/20/2014
First Steps: What To Do If You Are Considering Blowing The Whistle Under The False Claims Act - Video Tycko & Zavareei LLP 1/20/2014
Should a Non-Compete be Signed Before or After Employment Begins? Answer: It Depends in Alabama and Elsewhere Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/20/2014
Eastern District of Virginia Judge Cacheris Expands Upon “Customarily and Regularly Away” Prong Of Outside Salesperson Analysis Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/19/2014
Federal Agencies Report Progress on Chemical Safety Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/19/2014
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Claims Trucking Firm Blacklisted Employee Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/18/2014
Doctor’s Request for Family Medical History Leads to Employer Settling “Systemic” GINA (Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act) Claim Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/17/2014
Sixth Circuit Vacates Class Certification in Detroit Nurses Antitrust Case McDermott Will & Emery 1/17/2014
Top Ten Ways Employers Run Afoul of Minnesota’s Drug and Alcohol Testing Statute Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/17/2014
Department of State Makes Permanent Non-Immigrant Visa Interview Waiver Program Greenberg Traurig, LLP 1/17/2014
Employment-at-Will Doctrine is Alive and Well in Minnesota Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/17/2014
Play it Safe: Always Remember to Consider Potential Disability-Related Accommodations For Workplace Restrictions Barnes & Thornburg LLP 1/16/2014
The 2014 Forecast For Employers McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 1/16/2014
Nursing Facility Settles Alleged Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) Violations with EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) for $370K Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/16/2014
Employee’s Complaint About Union Officials Watching Porn is Deemed “Human Imperfection” But Not Grounds for Retaliation Barnes & Thornburg LLP 1/16/2014
New Jersey Expands Protections Against Pregnancy-Based Discrimination By Employers And Other Entities Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 1/16/2014
Boeing Union Contract Ratified In Close Vote by Washington State Machinists Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/16/2014
New York Court Blocks Threatened Union Strike Over Sale of Food Distributor to Non-Union Buyer Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/16/2014
Academic Studies About Screening Applicants’ Social Media: New Cottage Industry? Barnes & Thornburg LLP 1/15/2014
Modifications to New York State (NYS) Unemployment Law Insurance Law Relevant to NYS Employers Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/15/2014
Is New Jersey’s “Need Not Apply” Law Prohibiting Employers from Publishing Ads Discouraging Unemployed Job Seekers from Applying Constitutional? Yes, Says Court Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 1/15/2014
A Pending Application for H-1B Extension Does Not Confer Lawful Status Greenberg Traurig, LLP 1/15/2014
Comment Period Almost Over for OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) Crystalline Silica Proposal, Cont. McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 1/15/2014
Co-Employee Liability Limited by Missouri Courts Armstrong Teasdale 1/15/2014
New Jersey Gender Equity Notice Requirements Greenberg Traurig, LLP 1/15/2014
New Jersey Ban on ‘Currently Employed’ Requirement in Job Ads Resists Constitutional Challenge Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/15/2014
The Affordable Care Act—Countdown to Compliance for Employers, Week 50: Wellness Programs, Affordability, and Premium Tax Credits Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 1/14/2014
Volunteer Firefighter and Volunteer Emergency Responder Companies Not Subject to Pay or Play Rules von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 1/14/2014
Update on Employment Authorization for E-2, L-2 Spouses Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/14/2014
Stealing Confidential Documents Not Excused under New Jersey Law, Regardless of Purpose Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/14/2014
Prepare Now for Foreign Talent Acquisition: H-1B Cap Demand Projected to Reach Five-Year High Greenberg Traurig, LLP 1/14/2014
Supreme Court Hears Noel Canning Oral Argument Barnes & Thornburg LLP 1/14/2014
Department of State Predicts EB-5 Visa Retrogression for China Greenberg Traurig, LLP 1/14/2014
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) -Proposed Mandatory Reporting Rule Could Include Enterprise-Wide Reporting Barnes & Thornburg LLP 1/14/2014
Nursing Assistant’s Pregnancy Bias Claim Can Proceed, Federal Court Rules Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/14/2014
New Jersey Raises State Minimum Wage Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 1/13/2014
Time-Share Salesperson Not Entitled to Unemployment Insurance Benefits, Tennessee Supreme Court Rules Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/13/2014
New York City Employers Must Prepare for Paid Sick Leave, Going into Effect April 1, 2014 Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/13/2014
The Seventh Circuit Breaks from the Pack; Prohibits Employers from Challenging the EEOC’s Pre-Lawsuit Conciliation Efforts Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 1/13/2014
Same-Gender Marriage Implications for Employee Benefit Plans Poyner Spruill LLP 1/13/2014
Prepare Now for Foreign Talent Acquisition: H-1B Cap Demand Projected to Reach Five-Year High Greenberg Traurig, LLP 1/13/2014
Department of State Releases February 2014 Visa Bulletin Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 1/13/2014
Comment Period Almost Over for OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) Crystalline Silica Proposal McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 1/13/2014
2014 Legislative Developments Re: Labor and Employment Law Schiff Hardin LLP 1/12/2014
Texas Court Holds Employer Not Liable for Employee’s Death Due to Driving While Intoxicated Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/12/2014
Lawmakers Introduce Legislation to Resolve CDO-TruPS (Collateralized Debt Obligation-Trust Preferred Securities) Controversy Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 1/12/2014
Virginia Judge Finds Loan Officer to Be Outside Salesman Exempt From Minimum Wage and Overtime Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/11/2014
New California Decision Examines the Scope of Constructive Discharge Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 1/11/2014
Employers’ New Year’s Resolution: Review Employee v. Independent Contractor Classifications Poyner Spruill LLP 1/11/2014
Washington D.C. Living Wage Increased to $13.40, Retroactive to January 2013 Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/11/2014
Massachusetts Federal District Court Decision Reminds Employers Yet Again That They Should Not Trifle With the Independent Contractor Law Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 1/11/2014
California Labor Department has Wage Theft in Sights Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/10/2014
Employer’s Wallet Scratched by 'Cat's Paw' Re: Racial Discrimination Armstrong Teasdale 1/10/2014
New Jersey Assembly Passes Pregnancy Discrimination Bill Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 1/10/2014
National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Weekly Summary of Decisions for Dec. 16-20, 2013 and Dec. 23-27, 2013 Barnes & Thornburg LLP 1/10/2014
Government Following Up on H-1B Immigration Status Holders Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 1/10/2014
Illinois Concealed Carry Goes Live; Employees Could Be Licensed to Carry in April Barnes & Thornburg LLP 1/10/2014
Against the Anchorman: California Court of Appeal Deems Hiring Young, Female Weather Anchors a Protected Exercise of Free Speech Barnes & Thornburg LLP 1/10/2014
National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) No Longer Seeking to Impose Notice Posting Rule on Employers Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 1/9/2014
OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) Citation Vacated for Lack of Scientific Support Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/9/2014
New California Statutes Potentially Increase Owners’ and Developers’ Exposure Under the Prevailing Wage Law Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 1/9/2014
Who Receives Emergency Unemployment Benefits? [INFOGRAPHIC] U.S. Department of Labor 1/9/2014
February 2014 Visa Bulletin Provides Some Progression for Chinese and Mexican Nationals Greenberg Traurig, LLP 1/9/2014
Federal Appeals Court Affirms Ruling That Public Sector Union President Was “Volunteer” Outside Protection Of FLSA (Fair Labor Standards Act) Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/9/2014
Happy New Year: Minnesota’s “Ban the Box” Law Now In Effect Barnes & Thornburg LLP 1/9/2014
Proposed Bill Barring Credit Checks By Employers Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/9/2014
It’s Time to Prepare H-1B Visa Petitions for Fiscal Year 2015 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 1/9/2014
A Legislative "A ha" Moment Re: Unemployment Insurance Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 1/9/2014
New Laws and New Year Compliance Obligations in New York & New Jersey Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 1/8/2014
Facebook Background Checking Through Barnes & Thornburg LLP 1/8/2014
Seventh Circuit Rejects Claim For Alleged Unpaid Wages Finding Construction Firm Lacked Actual or Constructive Knowledge of Alleged Work Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/8/2014
An Important Step Toward Extending Unemployment Benefits U.S. Department of Labor 1/8/2014
National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Poster Rule Finally Dead Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 1/7/2014
Cutting Emergency Unemployment Compensation Means Cutting Jobs Nationwide U.S. Department of Labor 1/7/2014
NLRB (National Labor Relations Board) Abandons Pursuit of Workplace Notice Posting Rule Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/7/2014
By the Numbers: 4.9 Million Americans Could Lose Unemployment Benefits By the End of 2014 U.S. Department of Labor 1/7/2014
Changes Ahead for Laboratories Doing Business in Pennsylvania Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 1/7/2014
2014 Update for California Employers Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 1/7/2014
Don’t Want Your Injury and Illness Reports Online? Submit Your Comments to OSHA Now! Re: Occupational Safety and Health Administration McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 1/7/2014
The EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) Made Employers Pay in 2013 Godfrey & Kahn S.C. 1/7/2014
New York Employers – 2013 Year in Review and Looking Ahead to 2014 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 1/7/2014
What to Include in a Personnel File: Risk Management Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 1/6/2014
Special Rules Apply To Documents With Employee Health Information Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 1/6/2014
The Affordable Care Act—Countdown to Compliance for Employers, Week 51: Speculating about Code Section 4980H Transitional Relief Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 1/6/2014
NLRB (National Labor Relations Board) Fails to File Appeal to the Supreme Court for Review of its "Poster Rule" Barnes & Thornburg LLP 1/6/2014
January 6, 2014 Deadline For Employers To Comply With New Jersey Gender Equity Notice And Posting Requirements Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 1/6/2014
Updates from the January 2014 Visa Bulletin Greenberg Traurig, LLP 1/6/2014
HHS Releases Health Plan Certification of HIPAA Compliance Proposed Rule (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996) von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 1/5/2014
Applying Multiple Defenses, Federal Court Rejects Motorcycle Mechanic’s Overtime Claim Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/5/2014
Americans Suffer After Failure to Extend Emergency Unemployment Benefits U.S. Department of Labor 1/5/2014
How The 50 States Differ On Revising Non-Competes: Different Strokes for Different Folks (or Red, Blue, and Purple-Pencil America) Barnes & Thornburg LLP 1/5/2014
Plotting a Roadmap to Success Re: Individualized Learning Plans For Students U.S. Department of Labor 1/5/2014
Top 10 Countdown: Our Most Popular Blog Posts in 2013 U.S. Department of Labor 1/4/2014
Employer’s Policy Accommodating Only Work-Related Lifting Restrictions Could Be Pretext for Pregnancy Discrimination, 6th Circuit Court Finds Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/4/2014
The Importance and Limitations of Internal Investigations Re: Equal Employment Opportunity Policies Barnes & Thornburg LLP 1/3/2014
Timing Significant in Wrongful Termination, Retaliation Case, California Court Finds Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/3/2014
Retail Sales of Marijuana Legal in Colorado, but Employers May Still Test, Fire Employees for Use Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/2/2014
Supreme Court Enforces Contract Provisions Directing Where Litigation Must Take Place, Bolsters the Ability of Business to Better Manage Litigation Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 1/2/2014
The Dangers of Employees Taking A “Working Lunch” Barnes & Thornburg LLP 1/2/2014
Mexico Increases Mandatory Daily Minimum Wage Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 1/2/2014
Are Whistleblowers Protected Under The False Claims Act? Tycko & Zavareei LLP 1/2/2014
When Departing Employees Keep Their Work Computers . . . And Falcons Poyner Spruill LLP 1/2/2014
Federal Court of Appeals Holds that Disparate Discipline and Anti-Union Remarks Support First Amendment Claims of Police Officer and Union Barnes & Thornburg LLP 1/2/2014
Workplace Management Resolutions for the New Year McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 1/2/2014
Happy Birthday, OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Act)! U.S. Department of Labor 1/2/2014
Minnesota Court Rules Indignation Over Employer’s Handling of Substance Abuse No Reason To Quit, Get Unemployment Benefits Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/2/2014
Our New Year’s Resolution Re: U.S. Department of Labor U.S. Department of Labor 1/2/2014
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Measures its Performance in FY 2013 Barnes & Thornburg LLP 1/1/2014
City Employee Properly Alleged Fourth Amendment Violation for Unreasonable Search and Seizure by Ordering Drug Test Based on Personal Animosity Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/1/2014
Cruising into 2014: New Year, New Driving Laws in Illinois Barnes & Thornburg LLP 1/1/2014
Will New Jersey Go “Ban the Box” and Beyond? New Jersey Takes Step to Prohibit Employers From Asking About a Job Applicant’s Criminal History Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 12/31/2013
Dealing with Personal Information at the Water’s Edge… Re: U.S. Safe Harbor Program Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/31/2013
Weekly Summary of NLRB (National Labor Relations Board) Decisions - December 9-13, 2013 Barnes & Thornburg LLP 12/31/2013
New Jersey Gender Equity in Pay – Notice and Posting Requirements Effective January 6, 2014 Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 12/31/2013
SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission) Reportedly Investigating CalPERS’ Stock Trades Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 12/30/2013
Federal Court Prohibits Union From Striking To Prevent Sale Of Business To Non-Union Employer Barnes & Thornburg LLP 12/30/2013
The New, New EPCRS (Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System Voluntary Correction) Thing: 457(b) Plans Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 12/30/2013
California Employers: What You Need to Know for 2014 – Everything Else Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 12/30/2013
A Different Kind of Palm Reader…Biometrics Going Mainstream? Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/30/2013
Employing Teenagers: What Businesses Need to Know McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 12/30/2013
Employer Could Discharge Nurse for Facebook Tirade, California Court Finds Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/30/2013
EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) Sues Guardsmark for Retaliation U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 12/30/2013
Extending a Critical Lifeline for the Long-Term Unemployed U.S. Department of Labor 12/30/2013
Missouri Employers Need to be Careful in Drafting Non-Competes Armstrong Teasdale 12/28/2013
California Employers: What You Need to Know for 2014 – Immigrant Protections & Leaves, Accommodations, and Benefits Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 12/27/2013
New Notice Requirements for New Jersey and Jersey City Employers Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/27/2013
Skills to Pay the Bills: Preparing Young People for the World of Work U.S. Department of Labor 12/27/2013
Benefits for Nuclear Weapons Workers: 5 Things You Should Know U.S. Department of Labor 12/27/2013
Trends for 2014: A Death Knell for Unpaid Internships? Barnes & Thornburg LLP 12/26/2013
California Employers: What You Need to Know for 2014 – Discrimination and Retaliation Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 12/26/2013
Bright Petroleum Inc. Sued by EEOC for Retaliation (U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 12/26/2013
No Implied Failure-to-Conciliate Defense For Employers Against EEOC, Says Seventh Circuit Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/26/2013
Manual or Automatic? Transmission Type Matters for Leg Amputee in ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) Essential Function Dispute Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/25/2013
Transfer of Undertakings Protection of Employment (TUPE) Changes: Implementation Date – Confirmed as 31 January 2014 McDermott Will & Emery 12/25/2013
United Kingdom (UK) Supreme Court Confirms Scientology Is a Religion Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 12/25/2013
Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN) Liability: Who’s in Control? Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 12/24/2013
Notices for the New Year and Good News for Employers: Update on Wage and Hour Class Actions Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. 12/24/2013
Pennsylvania Supreme Court Rules on Workers’ Compensation Act Case Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 12/24/2013
Louisiana Court Holds That Paid Time Off (PTO) Days Are Considered Wages Under State Law Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/24/2013
Seventh Circuit: Failure to Conciliate is Not a Defense in EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) Lawsuits Barnes & Thornburg LLP 12/24/2013
OFCCP Settles Another Case Involving Allegations of Hiring Discrimination - Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/24/2013
Consumer Attorneys Target Collection Agencies and Attorneys Over Garnishment Costs Varnum LLP 12/24/2013
Seventh Circuit Agrees with EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) There Is No Affirmative Defense for the EEOC’s Failure to Conciliate Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/23/2013
Washington Nationals Suit Highlights Value of Commercial Crime Insurance Gilbert LLP 12/23/2013
Cap on Bankers’ Bonuses: More Guidance Issued from European Banking Authority Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 12/23/2013
Coast to Coast Noncompete Part 2: Still Going in 3 Courts in 2 States Barnes & Thornburg LLP 12/23/2013
Lessons from a Recent Wage & Hour Ruling: Mid-Century Insurance Company v. Zamora Gilbert LLP 12/22/2013
Delaware Chancery Reviews Privilege for Mixed Business and Legal Advice Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 12/22/2013
New Jersey Looks to Limit Use of Criminal History in Hiring Decisions Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 12/22/2013
McDonald's Restaurants of California, Inc. Settles EEOC Religious Discrimination Lawsuit U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 12/22/2013
California Employers: What You Need to Know for 2014 Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 12/22/2013
National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Issues 2013 PAR Report Barnes & Thornburg LLP 12/20/2013
Seattle Suburb’s Minimum Wage Legislation Fight Continues, Sets Up Appeal to State’s Highest Court Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/20/2013
Five Employment-Related Privacy Issues We Are Tracking in 2014 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 12/20/2013
Requirement to Post Union Rights Pursuant to Executive Order 13496 Challenged Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/20/2013
Tis The Season for Massachusetts’ Temporary Employees Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 12/20/2013
25 Years After the Shark: Supreme Court Ruling on the NCAA Casts a Shadow on Current Investigations Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 12/20/2013
Whistleblowers Given Online Option to File Complaints Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/20/2013
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Seeks Comments on Process Safety Management (PSM), Other Standards Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/20/2013
Federal Bill Prohibiting Credit Checks on Employees, Job Applicants Introduced in Senate Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/19/2013
E-Verify Releases New and Revised Memoranda of Understanding and Updated User Manual for Participating Employers Greenberg Traurig, LLP 12/19/2013
New National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) General Counsel Plots Activist Course Dickinson Wright PLLC 12/19/2013
Employer Must Ensure its Doctor’s Medical Opinion is “Thorough and/or Reasonable” Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/19/2013
Thinking of Imposing a Nationwide Non-Compete on Employees Who Never Had Any Personal Contact With Your Clients? Think Again. Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 12/19/2013
Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) changes expected in January 2014 Greenberg Traurig, LLP 12/19/2013
New York Federal Court Upholds Payment of Overtime Pursuant to Fluctuating Workweek Method Notwithstanding Bonus Pay Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/19/2013
Group Health Plans: Year-End Action Items and Upcoming Changes Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 12/19/2013
Employee’s Failure to Comply with Handbook Policy Does Not Necessarily Halt ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) Claim Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 12/19/2013
GlaxoSmithKline Announces Further Limits on Payments to Physicians and on Sales Compensation Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 12/18/2013
Tennessee Continues its Trend of Enforcing Non-Competes Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/18/2013
Criminal Background Checks Remain on EEOC’s Radar Barnes & Thornburg LLP 12/18/2013
Supreme Court Overturns Fourth Circuit Precedent on Time Limitations for Filing ERISA (Employee Retirement Income Security Act) Benefit Lawsuits. Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 12/18/2013
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) Answers Questions Surrounding Compliance with “Subpart C” of the new Veterans and Disability Regulations Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/18/2013
Managers’ Class Action for Unpaid Overtime May Proceed, California Court Rules Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/18/2013
Second Circuit Grants Worker Adjustment Retraining and Notification Act (WARN) Plaintiffs New Life On “Single Employer” Theory Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/18/2013
IRS Issues Notice on Expanded In-Plan Roth Conversion Option Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 12/18/2013
Employer Properly Terminated Employee for Falsifying Prescription Records, Alaska High Court Rules Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/18/2013
Weekly Summary of NLRB Decision - December 2-6, 2013 Barnes & Thornburg LLP 12/18/2013
Supreme Court Increases Burden on Parties Seeking to Evade Valid Forum-Selection Clauses Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/18/2013
After-Acquired Evidence of Prior Conviction Disqualified Applicant from Position, California Court Finds Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/18/2013
Federal Court in Pennsylvania Dismisses Claims While Upholding Others in Physician Suit Against Hospital Involving Overlapping Termination of Employment and Privileges Barnes & Thornburg LLP 12/17/2013
Increased Demand Should Spur Plans for H-1B Filings and Contingencies Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/17/2013
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California Issues Unfavorable Ruling for Church Pension Plan Sponsors Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 12/17/2013
Supreme Court Upholds Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) Plan’s Three-Year Deadline to File a Lawsuit McDermott Will & Emery 12/17/2013
Auditing Form I-9 Verification Compliance: As Easy as the Government Sending Your Employee an E-mail Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/17/2013
The ABC’s of OCAHO (Office of the Chief Administrative Hearing Officer) Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/17/2013
2014 Cost of Living Adjustments to Qualified Retirement Plan Limits von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 12/17/2013
You May Want To Leave Your Leave Policy Behind Barnes & Thornburg LLP 12/17/2013
New California Statutes Potentially Increase Contractors’ and Subcontractors’ Liability Exposure Under the Prevailing Wage Law Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 12/17/2013
Posts of Future Openings Haunt Hospital in Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Suit Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/17/2013
Top Ten Hot Topics for Employers in 2014 Much Shelist, P.C. 12/17/2013
Post-Leave Medical Examinations: Tips for Employers when Employees Return to Work Much Shelist, P.C. 12/17/2013
OSHA’s (Occupational Health and Safety Administration) New Online Complaint Form May Increase Whistleblower Investigations Barnes & Thornburg LLP 12/17/2013
California Legislative Update for 2014 Vedder Price 12/17/2013
Dental and Vision Coverage Under the Affordable Care Act Much Shelist, P.C. 12/16/2013
December is Noncompete Month in the General Media Barnes & Thornburg LLP 12/16/2013
Holy Smoke! Medical Marijuana About to Become Legal in Illinois Much Shelist, P.C. 12/16/2013
Introduction of Family and Medical Insurance Leave Act Barnes & Thornburg LLP 12/16/2013
Health Care Law Update - December 16, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 12/16/2013
No Gossiping Rule Violates National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) Barnes & Thornburg LLP 12/16/2013
Sixth Circuit Affirms Lost Profits Damages in ERISA Case Varnum LLP 12/16/2013
45 Minute “Dressing Down” Does Not Support Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Constructive Discharge Claim Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/16/2013
Drug-Free Workplaces, Followed by Drug-Free Benefits? McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 12/16/2013
Supreme Court Takes Case About Company Stock Funds and Presumption of Prudence McDermott Will & Emery 12/16/2013
Anti-Disclosure Provision in Farm Bill Being Considered Varnum LLP 12/16/2013
U.S. Supreme Court Decides Not to Review Union-Neutrality Case After All Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/16/2013
Department of State Releases January 2014 Visa Bulletin Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 12/16/2013
Can We Prohibit Employees From Making Video / Audio Recordings at Work? Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/16/2013
Federal Appeals Court Upholds NLRB’s ‘Micro-Unit’ Rule Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/15/2013
New Year Means New Employment Laws in Oregon Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/15/2013
Department of Transportation Announces 2014 Random Testing Rates Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/15/2013
Offensive Conduct by Retailer’s Repeat Customer May Support Claim for Sexual Harassment Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/15/2013
Beware of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE): Immigration Compliance over the Holiday Season Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/15/2013
Ruby Tuesday Will Pay $575,000 to Resolve EEOC Class Age Discrimination Lawsuit U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 12/15/2013
Male Successor’s Alleged Greater Ability to Negotiate over Salary Not a Defense to Equal Pay Act Claim Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/15/2013
Final Regulations Issued under the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 12/15/2013
Arizona State Minimum Wage Increases Effective January 1, 2014 Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/15/2013
Appeal of Decision Invalidating NLRB’s (National Labor Relations Board) ‘Quickie Election’ Rule Withdrawn Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/14/2013
Brush Up on USCIS’s New E-Verify Agreements Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/14/2013
New Jersey’s Mandatory Gender Discrimination Notice Available Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/14/2013
Publication of New Jersey Gender Equity Notice Triggers Obligations Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 12/13/2013
Federal Minimum Wage Increase Delayed Barnes & Thornburg LLP 12/13/2013
New York District Court Rejects FDNY (New York City Fire Department) Employees’ Bid To Be Paid For Commuting Time Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/13/2013
OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration), Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) Set Regulatory Agendas Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/13/2013
New Draft of National Practitioner Data Bank Guidebook Released for Comment von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 12/13/2013
Criminal Charges Follow Fatal Workplace Accidents Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/12/2013
Spiked Egg Nog and the Human Response: Avoiding Holiday Party Mishaps Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 12/12/2013
ALJ (Administrative Law Judge) Finds No Protected Employee Right to Record Workplace Conversations Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/12/2013
Ohio Appellate Court Sporks Plaintiff in Plastic Cutlery Non-Compete Dispute Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/12/2013
Employees May Proceed with Fraud Suit for Unpaid Bonus, California Court Rules Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/12/2013
Wage-Hour Class Action Challenging Employer’s Policy on Pre-Shift Work May Proceed, California Court Rules Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/12/2013
Court Summarily Dismisses “Familial Status” Claim Under Title VII and the Pennsylvania Human Rights Act (PHRA) Barnes & Thornburg LLP 12/11/2013
Data Security Advisory for Federal Contractors: Safeguarding Unclassified Controlled Technical Information Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 12/11/2013
Tennessee Whistleblower Must Report Illegal Conduct to Third Party, Tennessee Court Rules Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/11/2013
National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Throws in Towel on Quickie Election Rule Appeal Barnes & Thornburg LLP 12/11/2013
Would Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. Have A Stronger Case As A Flexible Purpose Corporation? Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 12/11/2013
National Prevailing Wage Center Accepting Wage Source Change Requests for H-2Bs Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/11/2013
Supreme Court Takes a Pass on Unite HERE v. Mulhall Barnes & Thornburg LLP 12/11/2013
Second Circuit To Issue Important Guidance On Legal Standards Applicable To Unpaid Interns Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/11/2013
Thinking Outside the Box: Eliminating the Criminal Conviction Box from Employment Applications McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 12/11/2013
Employer Obligations for Additional Medicare Tax McDermott Will & Emery 12/11/2013
Illinois' Medical Marijuana Law Vedder Price 12/11/2013
ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) Failure to Accommodate Claim Proceeds Despite Plaintiff’s Failure to Follow Employer’s Request Procedures Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/10/2013
Maximum Leave Policy Upheld; ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) Claim Rejected Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/10/2013
Update: Jersey City Sick Leave Ordinance Posters Now Available For Employers Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 12/10/2013
Are Unions the Newest Item on the Menu? A Look at the Restaurant Unionization Movement Vedder Price 12/10/2013
Weekly Summary of National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Decisions - November 25-29, 2013 Barnes & Thornburg LLP 12/10/2013
Labor and Employment Law: Tri-State Round-Up Vedder Price 12/10/2013
Department of Labor Clarifies Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Coverage for Domestic Service Employees Vedder Price 12/9/2013
Employers’ Immigration Update - No. 12 December 2013 Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/9/2013
Employer Obligations for Additional Medicare Tax McDermott Will & Emery 12/9/2013
The Department of Labor Releases Fall 2013 Statement of Regulatory Priorities Poyner Spruill LLP 12/9/2013
Fifth Circuit Overrules National Labor Relations Board's (NLRB) D.R. Horton Decision Schiff Hardin LLP 12/9/2013
Severe AND Pervasive? Re: Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Barnes & Thornburg LLP 12/9/2013
Don’t Talk About Employee’s Disability – Even In A Sports Analogy Barnes & Thornburg LLP 12/9/2013
Supreme Court To Consider Employers’ Arguments Regarding Contraceptive Mandate McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 12/9/2013
Inability to Perform Essential Job Functions after FMLA (Family Medical Leave Act) Leave Sinks LPN’s Disability Discrimination, FMLA Claims Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/9/2013
Financial Services Legislative and Regulatory Law Update Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 12/9/2013
Improving Miners’ Safety and Health U.S. Department of Labor 12/9/2013
Administrative Appeals Office Approves “New Office” L-1A Petition, Withdraws Director’s Decision Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/8/2013
Supreme Court Declines Review of Intern Compensability Issue Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/8/2013
New York’s New Miscellaneous Wage Order Tip Credit Provision to Impact Businesses Such As Car Washes and Salons Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/8/2013
Making Progress: The Equal Pay Enforcement Program 4 Years Later U.S. Department of Labor 12/8/2013
OSHA’s (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) Proposed Electronic Recordkeeping Rule Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/8/2013
Minimizing the Dangers for Hospital Nurses [INFOGRAPHIC] Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS) 12/7/2013
Employers Should Beware of Colorado Employment Verification Audits Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/7/2013
Court Rejects NLRB (National Labor Relations Board) Ruling that Mandatory Arbitration Clause Violates National Labor Relations Act Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/7/2013
H-2B Employers Using Temporary Foreign Workers Not Required to Pay Supplemental Prevailing Wages Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/7/2013
Fifth Circuit Upholds The Validity Of Class-Action Waivers In Arbitration Agreements Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 12/6/2013
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Draft Cancer Policy Merits Response Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/6/2013
Confusion Still Reigns for Wisconsin Public-Sector Employers Godfrey & Kahn S.C. 12/6/2013
Department of Labor’s (DOL) Rule Redefining LMRDA (Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act) ‘Advice Exception’ and Expanding Types of Activities Considered Persuasive and Reportable Expected in March 2014 Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/6/2013
California Court of Appeals Overturns Superior Court Denial of Class Certification Barnes & Thornburg LLP 12/6/2013
Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) is Here to Stay McDermott Will & Emery 12/6/2013
Trivial Fines, but Expensive Consequences Re: OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) Fines Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/6/2013
Don't Forget About Potential Associational Claims Re: Disability Discrimination Barnes & Thornburg LLP 12/6/2013
Fifth Circuit Reverses NLRB (National Labor Relations Board) Ruling in D.R. Horton Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/6/2013
Tax Treatment of Holiday Gifts to Employees Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/6/2013
Fifth Circuit Upholds Arbitration Agreement Prohibiting Employee Collective or Class Action Claims Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 12/6/2013
Non-Compete Agreements Enforceable against Two Former Executives, Tennessee Court Rules Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/6/2013
IRS to Begin Compliance Checks of Non-governmental Section 457(b) Plans McDermott Will & Emery 12/6/2013
Michigan May Deny Jobless Benefits Where Failed Drug Test Causes Refusal To Hire Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/6/2013
Lesson for Workplace Drug Tests in Convicted Probationer’s Suit against Lab for Positive Result Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/5/2013
Update: Employment-Based Immigrant Visa Numbers and Priority Date Cutoffs Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 12/5/2013
Fifth Circuit Rejects NLRB’s (National Labor Relations Board) Ban on Class Action Waivers Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 12/5/2013
Schedule Flexibility and Lighter Workload for Indefinite Period Not a Reasonable Accommodation…Even if Kidney Stones Are a Disability Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/5/2013
Fifth Circuit Overrules NLRB – U.S. Employers Can Require Employees to Resolve Disputes on Individual Basis, Not by Class Action Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 12/5/2013
Noel Canning Implications of Mandatory Bargaining of Discretionary Discipline Varnum LLP 12/5/2013
Covenant, Shmovenant? Ten-Year Nationwide Non-Compete in Asset Purchase Agreement Forms the Basis for Tortious Interference With Contract Claim Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 12/5/2013
Drug Use Among U.S. Workers Declines 74% Over Past 25 Years, But Amphetimine and Opiate Use Grows Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/5/2013
The “Relocation Costs” Reimbursement Arrangement: A Section 409A Trap for the Unwary Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 12/5/2013
Seventh Circuit Finds Insurance Company’s Internal “Answer Man” Proper Classified as Exempt Administrative Employee Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/4/2013
Weekly Summary of NLRB Decision - November 18-22, 2013 Barnes & Thornburg LLP 12/4/2013
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Regulatory Agenda Shifts Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/4/2013
Fifth Circuit Issues Landmark DR Horton Decision Barnes & Thornburg LLP 12/4/2013
Hair Testing For DOT (Department of Transportation) Drivers Proposed In Congress Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/4/2013
The Christmas Conundrum, continued Re: Employee Time Off McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 12/4/2013
Top Earners Looking at Closely Held Businesses Concerning Taxes McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 12/4/2013
Federal Court Judge Reverses Prior Opinion, Finds Insurance Adjusters Exempt Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/4/2013
New York Federal District Court Endorses Use of Fluctuating Workweek Overtime Payment Method Where Employer Pays Performance-Based Bonuses to Non-Exempt Salaried Employees Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 12/3/2013
U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Proposes to Revise Silica Standards and Extends Comment Period Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 12/3/2013
2013 Year-End Estate Planning and Review Much Shelist, P.C. 12/3/2013
United Automobile Workers (UAW) Considering 25 percent Dues Increase Barnes & Thornburg LLP 12/3/2013
H-2B Cap Count Update Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/3/2013
New California Employment Laws Effective in New Year Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/3/2013
New York Teams-up with the U.S. Department of Labor to Crack Down on Independent Contractor Misclassification Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 12/3/2013
Indiana Court of Appeals Reverses Injunction Granted in Non-Compete Case Barnes & Thornburg LLP 12/3/2013
IRS Modifies Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) Use-or-Lose Rule Poyner Spruill LLP 12/2/2013
Firing Employee Who Requested Frequent Bathroom Breaks May Be Disability Discrimination in this “Age of Connectivity” Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/2/2013
“Using Social Media to Discriminate”: Please Read the Fine Print Barnes & Thornburg LLP 12/2/2013
The First Circuit’s Sun Capital Decision: Much Ado About Nothing? Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 12/2/2013
Treasury and IRS Provide Thanksgiving Surprise: Proposed 501(c)(4) Political Activity Rules Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 12/2/2013
Partly Cloudy With a Chance of Rain – A Forecast for Problems in the Cloud Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/2/2013
Google Glass in the Workplace Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/2/2013
The Christmas Conundrum Re: Employee Time Off McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 12/2/2013
Employer’s Arbitration Policy Unconscionable, Unenforceable under California Law, Ninth Circuit Rules Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/2/2013
Supreme Court to Decide Whether Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Protects Employees of Private Entities Contracting with Public Companies Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/2/2013
Occupational Safety and Health Administration "OSHA" Launches Local Emphasis Program on Hazardous Chemicals Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/1/2013
Labor Rights Dialogue in the Americas U.S. Department of Labor 12/1/2013
Dodd-Frank – Affirmative Action Obligations for the Financial Services Industry Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/1/2013
Organ Donor's Association-Disability Discrimination Claim Can Proceed, California Court Rules Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/1/2013
Make the Connection With Job Corps U.S. Department of Labor 12/1/2013
“Discouraging” Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Leave Claim Survives Motion to Dismiss Jackson Lewis P.C. 11/30/2013
Employee Who Was Discharged After Failing To Disclose Criminal Convictions For Drug Possession Was Not “Regarded As Disabled” Jackson Lewis P.C. 11/30/2013
Illinois Joins Growing Cadre of States Recognizing Marriage Equality Schiff Hardin LLP 11/30/2013
Federal Court Rejects Claim that Regular Attendance is Essential Function: Lessons for Employers Jackson Lewis P.C. 11/29/2013
Lesson for Workplace Drug Tests in Convicted Probationer’s Suit against Lab for Positive Result Jackson Lewis P.C. 11/29/2013
Holiday Belt-Tightening for Minimum Wage Workers U.S. Department of Labor 11/29/2013
Occupational Health and Safety Administration "OSHA" Proposes Electronic Submission of Workplace Injuries, Illnesses Data, Plans to Make Information Public Jackson Lewis P.C. 11/29/2013
Mountaire Farms Pays $48,000 to Settle Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Retaliation Lawsuit U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 11/29/2013
Model Training Partnerships – at Home and Abroad U.S. Department of Labor 11/29/2013
New York Department of Labor Issues Draft Wage Orders Implementing Minimum Wage Increase Jackson Lewis P.C. 11/29/2013
Construction Contractor Sues Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) To Block New Regulations Barnes & Thornburg LLP 11/29/2013
OFCCP Hiring Discrimination Settlement Focused on the Use of a Pre-Employment Test (Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs) Jackson Lewis P.C. 11/28/2013
Protecting Employees from Dangerous Chemicals Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS) 11/28/2013
Prison Term for Violation of Workplace Safety and Environmental Laws Jackson Lewis P.C. 11/28/2013
Wisconsin Court: Immediate Termination of Physician for Cause Not Permitted Under Contract von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 11/28/2013
National Fire Protection Association "NFPA" Adopts New Standard Banning Gas Purging Jackson Lewis P.C. 11/28/2013
Target Date Retirement Funds–Tips for Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) Plan Fiduciaries Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 11/28/2013
It's Official—The Supreme Court Announces That It Will Review The Contraceptive Mandate Barnes & Thornburg LLP 11/28/2013
Tip Pooling Valid Where Employer Distributes All to Employees, Nevada Supreme Court Rules Jackson Lewis P.C. 11/28/2013
New York Federal Court Does and Doesn’t Address Contours of Employer Liability under the Federal and New York State WARN (Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification) Acts Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 11/28/2013
2nd Circuit to Decide Unpaid Interns’ Class Status Barnes & Thornburg LLP 11/28/2013
Republicans Introduce "Employee Rights Act" Targeting NLRA (National Labor Relations Association) Barnes & Thornburg LLP 11/27/2013
Passive Leads Not Protected – New York Federal Court Rejects Enforcement of Non-Compete Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 11/27/2013
The Impact of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) Decision on Employers Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 11/26/2013
Behind the Numbers: Employment Discrimination Cases at the Federal Level Decline, But Why? Barnes & Thornburg LLP 11/26/2013
Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) Much Ado About Nothing? Barnes & Thornburg LLP 11/26/2013
Foul on the Play: When Bullying in the Workplace Is Real McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 11/26/2013
New Restrictions on Dispatched Worker Model Chinese Labor Law in Reform Armstrong Teasdale 11/26/2013
Taking Stock of Non-Competition Agreements – Assets to Consider When Purchasing a Company Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 11/26/2013
Affordable Care Act Checkup: 2014 Payroll Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 11/25/2013
Independent Contractor Misclassification Bill Introduced in Senate Poyner Spruill LLP 11/25/2013
Family Medical Leave Act "FMLA" Does Not Trump Common Sense Barnes & Thornburg LLP 11/25/2013
Creating a “Maternity Projection Chart” Probably Isn’t A Good Idea Barnes & Thornburg LLP 11/25/2013
La Rana Hawaii, LLC, A Former Licensee of Señor Frog’s, to Pay $350,000 to Settle EEOC Sexual Harassment Lawsuit U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 11/24/2013
Pendulum Swing: Fourth Circuit Ends Use of "Satisfactory Proof" Language for Bestowing Discretionary Authority to Plan Administrator Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 11/23/2013
Associational Discrimination Claims under Massachusetts Law Require More than Just Association Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 11/23/2013
Commission or Piece-Rate? The Distinction Is Significant for Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Purposes Barnes & Thornburg LLP 11/23/2013
Tri-County Lexus to Pay $50,000 to Settle EEOC Religious Discrimination Suit U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 11/22/2013
11th Circuit Jumps Into the Fray and Upholds the NLRB Recess Appointments Barnes & Thornburg LLP 11/22/2013
Delaware Chancery Court Permits Shareholder to Bring Fiduciary Claim for Board’s Violation of a Stock Incentive Plan Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 11/22/2013
Bill to Ban Pregnancy Discrimination Unanimously Passed by New Jersey Senate Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 11/22/2013
Weekly Summary of NLRB Decision - November 12-15 2013 Barnes & Thornburg LLP 11/22/2013
Treasury Department/IRS Issue Guidance Instructing Employers on How to Make Claims for FICA (Federal Insurance Contributions Act) Refunds or Credits Post-Windsor Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 11/22/2013
Legalization of Same-Sex Marriage in Illinois Means Federal Benefits for Same-Sex Spouses Barnes & Thornburg LLP 11/22/2013
Use It or Lose It: New IRS Guidance Permits Carryover for Health FSAs (Flexible Spending Account) Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 11/22/2013
Tax-Qualified Retirement Plans: Amendments and Other Year-End Action Items Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 11/21/2013
Employment Non-Discrimination Act Passes its First Test in the Senate Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 11/21/2013
U.S. Supreme Court to Decide on Tax Treatment of Severance Payments Andrews Kurth 11/21/2013
E-Verify – USCIS (United States Citizenship and Immigration Service) Now Able to “Lock” Certain Social Security Numbers Godfrey & Kahn S.C. 11/21/2013
IRS Modifies "Use It Or Lose It" Rule for Health Flexible Spending Accounts von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 11/21/2013
Government Accountability Office (GAO) Dismisses Protest Alleging Noncompliance with E-Verify Requirements Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 11/21/2013
Equal Doesn’t Always Mean Fair Re: Price Evaluation in Government Contracting Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 11/21/2013
Want to Reduce or Suspend Safe Harbor 401(k) Employer Contributions Mid-Year? IRS Final Regulations Provide a New Way Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 11/20/2013
Useful Online Guide To Keeping Tabs On The Affordable Care Act (ACA) Barnes & Thornburg LLP 11/20/2013
Black Friday Brinksmanship: What Thanksgiving Day Store Openings Mean for Retail Employers Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 11/20/2013
Contractor Misclassification Is Back On The Agenda For Congress Barnes & Thornburg LLP 11/20/2013
A Decade In The Making: What Employers Can Expect From A Fully Staffed NLRB (National Labor Relations Board) Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 11/20/2013
USCIS (U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services) Announces E-Verify Enhancement to Deter Social Security Number Fraud Greenberg Traurig, LLP 11/20/2013
What You Should Know About Wage Garnishment McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 11/20/2013
Practical Tips for “Bring Your Own Devices” (BYOD) Policies and Practices Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 11/20/2013
2013 California Employment Law Legislative Update: Things You Need to Know for 2014 Greenberg Traurig, LLP 11/19/2013
The Scoop on Revenue Sharing Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 11/19/2013
Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA): Telecommuters, Offsite Employees and the Modern Workplace Varnum LLP 11/19/2013
Final Regulations on the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008 and New Affordable Care Act FAQs McDermott Will & Emery 11/19/2013
MCM Elegante Hotel Settles Religious Discrimination Suit with EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 11/19/2013
Understanding ENDA for Wisconsin Employers Re: Employee Non-Discrimination Act Godfrey & Kahn S.C. 11/18/2013
Reference to Employee’s “Shelf Life” Not Enough to Prove Age Discrimination Barnes & Thornburg LLP 11/18/2013
An Employer’s Duty Re: Jury Duty McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 11/18/2013
Women of Color: An Economic Snapshot U.S. Department of Labor 11/18/2013
Is Your (Financial) Relationship on the Rocks? U.S. Department of Labor 11/17/2013
Drafting Covenants Not to Compete to Maximize the Likelihood of Enforcement Poyner Spruill LLP 11/17/2013
Federal Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) Impact on Workers’ Comp Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS) 11/17/2013
Executive Compensation Packages [VIDEO] Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 11/15/2013
New American Arbitration Association (AAA)/International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) Optional Appellate Arbitration Rules – Questions Abound Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 11/15/2013
National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Judge Gives a “Like” to Facebook-Related Termination Barnes & Thornburg LLP 11/15/2013
Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals Decision Another Victory For Employers Seeking to Avoid Class Actions Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 11/14/2013
Whither Thou Goeth D.R. Horton? Re: National Labor Relations Board Decision Barnes & Thornburg LLP 11/14/2013
Weekly Summary of NLRB Decisions - October 28-November 1, 2013 Barnes & Thornburg LLP 11/13/2013
U.S. Department of Labor’s Expansion of Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Minimum Wage and Overtime Pay Requirements for In-Home Care Workers Will Impact Third-Party Employers’ Bottom Lines Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 11/13/2013
Holding the Department of Labor (DOL) Accountable in Program Electronic Review Management (PERM) Labor Certification Adjudications Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 11/13/2013
Modification of “Use It or Lose It” Rule for Health Flexible Spending Arrangements McDermott Will & Emery 11/13/2013
Facebook Friends & Workplace Enemies, cont. McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 11/13/2013
Newark City Council Introduces Paid Sick Leave Ordinance Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 11/13/2013
Who Should Hold the Bag for Employment Liabilities When the Portfolio Company Goes “Belly-Up”? The private equity firm, maybe. Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 11/12/2013
U.S. Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) Develops Plan to Publish Injury and Illness Data Online Barnes & Thornburg LLP 11/12/2013
Fourth Circuit Weighs in on Supreme Court’s Class Action Decision in Walmart v. Dukes–or Does It? Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 11/12/2013
Department of State Releases December 2013 Visa Bulletin Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 11/12/2013
Facebook Friends & Workplace Enemies McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 11/12/2013
The Federal Trade Commission Again Targets ‘Made-In-USA’ Claims Greenberg Traurig, LLP 11/12/2013
Don’t Be Fooled if Employment NonDiscrimination Act (ENDA) Doesn’t Become Law Poyner Spruill LLP 11/12/2013
EEOC (U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) Sues Taboo 2 Bar & Bistro for Sexual Harassment U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 11/11/2013
Final Mental Health Parity Rules Released Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 11/11/2013
New Jersey Voters Approve Increase to State’s Minimum Wage Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 11/11/2013
Same-Sex Marriage in Illinois McDermott Will & Emery 11/11/2013
Employer Payment of Union Officials’ Salaries Deemed Unlawful Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 11/11/2013
The Resilience of the American Economy - October Jobs Report U.S. Department of Labor 11/10/2013
Internal Revenue Code Section 125 Cafeteria Plan Changes – "Use-or-Lose" Rule Modified and $500 Carryovers Added Barnes & Thornburg LLP 11/10/2013
ENDA Takes It to the House Re: Employment Non-Discrimination Act Barnes & Thornburg LLP 11/10/2013
Feds Issue Final Rule on Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Parity von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 11/9/2013
United Automobile Workers (UAW) Nominates Dennis Williams as Next President Barnes & Thornburg LLP 11/9/2013
Enforceability of Teaming Agreements in Government Contracting After Cyberlock [AUDIO] Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. 11/8/2013
Weekly Summary of NLRB (National Labor Relations Board) Decisions - October 21-25, 2013 Barnes & Thornburg LLP 11/8/2013
Senate Approves Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Bill Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 11/8/2013
Plans With Only Brokerage Accounts Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 11/8/2013
New York City Commission on Human Rights Releases New York City Human Rights Law Pregnancy and Employment Rights Poster Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 11/7/2013
What About the Dads? Does Your Paternity Leave Policy Discriminate? Barnes & Thornburg LLP 11/7/2013
California State Employee To Be Paid More Than $800,000 Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 11/7/2013
IRS Announces Annual Retirement Plan Limits for 2014 von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 11/7/2013
The Benefits of Mandatory Distributions: A White Paper Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 11/7/2013
Noel Canning Argument Set for Jan. 13, 2014 Barnes & Thornburg LLP 11/7/2013
Fiduciary Advice and 12b-1 Fees Re: Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) Plans Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 11/7/2013
Now is Not the Time to “Man Up”-- Gender Stereotyping Can Be Same-Sex Harassment Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 11/7/2013
Seventh Circuit Rules Salary Payments Violate the Labor Management Relations Act Barnes & Thornburg LLP 11/7/2013
Revised I-526 Form Now Available Re: Immigrant Entrepreneurs Greenberg Traurig, LLP 11/6/2013
Employer’s Lawyer Who Defended Employee At Deposition May Be Liable To The Employee For Malpractice Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 11/6/2013
All in the Family: What You Need to Know about Hiring Relatives in Kentucky McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 11/6/2013
Employer Social Media Policies [VIDEO] Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 11/6/2013
Government Accountability Office (GAO) Report on IRA (Individual Retirement Account) Rollovers Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 11/6/2013
Is This The Beginning of ENDA (Employment Non-Discrimination Act)? Barnes & Thornburg LLP 11/5/2013
Department of Labor (DOL) Issues Perm Application Guidance for Employers Affected by Shutdown Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 11/5/2013
Paying Fees from the Plan is Not a "No-Brainer"! Re: Employee Benefits Poyner Spruill LLP 11/5/2013
IRS Announces Modification to “Use-It-Or-Lose-It” Rule for Health Care Flexible Spending Accounts Dickinson Wright PLLC 11/5/2013
Federal Judge Denies Employer's Motion for Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) Despite Proving Likelihood of Success in Trade Secrets Claim Against Former Employee Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. 11/5/2013
Energy & Environmental Law Update - Week of November 4, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 11/5/2013
Fiduciary Obligation to Select Appropriate Share Classes Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 11/5/2013
Health Care Reform Update - Week of November 4, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 11/5/2013
Department of Labor (DOL) Proposed Regulation Sent to Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 11/5/2013
Proposed New York Law Would Extend State Anti-Discrimination Protections to Unpaid Interns Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 11/5/2013
Mass Mailing to Plan Sponsors About Excess Fund Fees Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 11/4/2013
Health Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) Permitted to Allow $500 Annual Carry Over: 2014 Benefit Plan Limits Issued Vedder Price 11/4/2013
Record-Setting Settlement Against Tech Giant Accused of Misusing B Visas Also Reveals Systematic Form I-9 Violations Greenberg Traurig, LLP 11/4/2013
Don’t Hazard a Guess: December 1 is the Deadline for OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) Employee Training McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 11/4/2013
Managing Plan Costs Re: Employee Benefits Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 11/4/2013
Untimeliness, Hearsay, and Failure to Link Alleged Negative References and Third-Party Job Rescissions to Protected Activity Doom Employee’s Retaliation Claim Barnes & Thornburg LLP 11/4/2013
Unions Remain Hesitant to Embrace Obamacare Barnes & Thornburg LLP 11/3/2013
Structuring Compensation Programs [VIDEO] Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 11/3/2013
Selecting an Annuity Provider: Part III Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 11/3/2013
Variable Annuity Contracts May Require Continuing Attention – What Broker-Dealers Need to Know Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 11/3/2013
The Affordable Care Act: The Structure of Health Plans [Video] Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 11/3/2013
Update on Retirement Income Projections Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 11/2/2013
Mercy Hospice to Pay $60,000 to Settle Disability Discrimination Lawsuit U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 11/2/2013
Update: New York Department of Labor Issues Final Wage Deduction Regulations Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 11/2/2013
Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Announces Employee Benefit Plan Limits for 2014 McDermott Will & Emery 11/2/2013
Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals Takes Rare Step of Vacating Arbitrator’s Award, Saving Employer $400,000 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 11/2/2013
The Role of Managed Payout Funds in Retirement Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 11/2/2013
Toys"R"Us Will Pay $35,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 11/1/2013
Corporate Criminal Liability [VIDEO] Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 11/1/2013
2014 COLAs (Cost of Living Adjustments) for Employee Benefit Plans Varnum LLP 11/1/2013
Crying Foul: Department of Labor (DOL) Investigates Two Major League Baseball Team’s Pay Practices Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 11/1/2013
Earn-Out Arrangements [VIDEO] Re: Value of a Company Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 11/1/2013
Griffin Confirmed as New National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) General Counsel (GC) Barnes & Thornburg LLP 10/31/2013
The Cost of Workplace Bias [INFOGRAPHIC] Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS) 10/31/2013
Top Ten Ways to Survive in the Federal Health Care Policy Environment Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 10/31/2013
The Affordable Care Act & the Impact on the C-Suite [VIDEO] Re: Employee Benefits Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/31/2013
Crowdfunding Moves Forward: The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Issues Proposed Rules on Crowdfunding Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 10/31/2013
Secretary Sebelius Testifies on Affordable Care Act (ACA) Implementation Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 10/31/2013
Informal Layoff Decision Survives Age Discrimination Claim - But You May Not Want To Try This At Home Barnes & Thornburg LLP 10/31/2013
New York Court of Appeals Places Burden on Employer to Plead that Employee Seeking Indefinite Leave Cannot Satisfy the Essential Requisites of the Job Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 10/31/2013
Varying Maternity Leave Policies, cont. McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 10/31/2013
District Court in Florida Further Defines Parameters of Medical Provider’s Standing to Sue under ERISA Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 10/31/2013
New California Law Affects State Taxation of Employer Tax Gross-Ups for Domestic Partners McDermott Will & Emery 10/30/2013
Massachusetts Connector Announces Significant Changes to the Commonwealth’s Cafeteria Plan Rules Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/30/2013
Large Off-Shore Staffing Company Faces Record Immigration Fine For Illegal Use of U.S. Visas Greenberg Traurig, LLP 10/30/2013
Employer Issues: Trade Secrets & Class Action Lawsuits [VIDEO] Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/30/2013
Responsible Plan Fiduciaries and Disclosure Issues Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 10/30/2013
Facebook Users Beware: Even Posts You Claim Not to Have Written Can Haunt You Barnes & Thornburg LLP 10/30/2013
Unpaid Internships – Opportunity or Liability? Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 10/30/2013
Non-Protestable Task Order Procurement Decision Shuts Out Incumbent Contractor Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 10/29/2013
Rule Against Non-Union Workplace “Disruptions” Can Run Afoul of National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) Barnes & Thornburg LLP 10/29/2013
Firing Employees Who Don’t Get Flu Shots: What Risks Do Hospitals Face? Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 10/29/2013
Class Action Waivers Enforced in Two Recent Second Circuit Decisions Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/29/2013
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Settlement Reminds Employers of Responsibility to Protect Employees from Harassment by Third Parties Poyner Spruill LLP 10/29/2013
The Dos and Don’ts of Implementing a Mandatory Flu Vaccine Policy Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 10/29/2013
Bankruptcy: An Opportunity to Settle Financial ‎Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Member-Employee Disputes Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP 10/29/2013
The New Catwalk Experience: New York Tightens Laws for Underage Models Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 10/29/2013
Selection and Monitoring of Target Date Funds Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 10/29/2013
Employer Social Media Policies May Violate National Labor Relations Act [AUDIO] Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. 10/28/2013
Government Procurement: September and October 2013 Federal Register Update Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 10/28/2013
Varying Maternity Leave Policies Within the Same Company McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 10/28/2013
Pros and Cons of Using Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs) [AUDIO] Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. 10/28/2013
Continuing on the Road to Recovery Re: September Job Market Report U.S. Department of Labor 10/28/2013
Dollar General Stores to Pay $47,500 to Settle Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Disability Discrimination Lawsuit U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 10/27/2013
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Provides Clarification for Swap Dealer (SD) and Major Swap Participant (MSP) Employees Acting in Clerical or Ministerial Capacities Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 10/27/2013
10 DOs and DON’Ts for Employer Social Media Policies Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. 10/27/2013
The H-1B Visa Program: Its Contradictory Perception And Why the U.S. Must Increase The Visa Cap Brooklyn Law School 10/26/2013
Recall! Car Dealer’s Arbitration Policy Struck down by Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) Barnes & Thornburg LLP 10/26/2013
Money Well Spent Re: North Carolina Legislature Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 10/26/2013
Immigration Update: Governor Walker Wants Mexican Consular Office in Wisconsin Godfrey & Kahn S.C. 10/25/2013
Southern District of New York Limits Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Protections to the United States Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 10/25/2013
Michigan's Right to Work Law Gets Personal - Union Intimidation and Threats Alleged Barnes & Thornburg LLP 10/25/2013
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Priorities May Place Staffing Firms Under Greater Scrutiny Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/25/2013
The California Supreme Court Tackles The U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision in Concepcion – Still Finds Wiggle Room For California Courts, But Holds Administrative Wage Claims Are Arbitrable Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/25/2013
Year End Employee Benefits Highlight: Good Plan Document Distribution Practices for Health and Welfare Plans Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/25/2013
Investment Management Legal and Regulatory Update - October 2013 Godfrey & Kahn S.C. 10/25/2013
Unlawful to Condition Bargaining on the Result in Noel Canning Barnes & Thornburg LLP 10/24/2013
Offices of Inspector General (OIG) Investigations (Without Subpoena Bells and Whistles) Coming to a Program Near You Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 10/24/2013
Attention Non-Profits, Public Schools and Other 403(b) Plan Sponsors: The Deadline to Correct a Failure to Adopt a Section 403(b) Written Retirement Plan Document at a Reduced Fee is Rapidly Approaching Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/24/2013
A Quick Reminder Regarding Complaints in the Workplace Barnes & Thornburg LLP 10/24/2013
May Certain Employee Classes be Excluded from Qualified Retirement Plans? Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 10/24/2013
Unpaid Interns One Step Closer to Receiving Protection Against Discrimination in New York Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/24/2013
Paid Sick Leave Comes to New Jersey’s Second Largest City – Jersey City; is Newark, its Largest City Next? Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/23/2013
National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Gives Deference To The U – How Sanctions Against Miami May Affect Future Investigations Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/23/2013
Third Circuit Joins With the Seventh, Ninth and Eleventh Circuits in Holding That Plaintiffs Asserting 1933 Act Claims Need Not Plead Compliance With the Statute of Limitations, Splitting With the First, Eighth and Tenth Circuits Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 10/23/2013
New York Wage Deduction Rules Take Effect Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 10/23/2013
National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Back in Business, Griffin’s Nomination Before the Senate Barnes & Thornburg LLP 10/23/2013
Wisconsin Employment Relations Commission (WERC) Enjoined from Enforcing Unconstitutional Parts of Act 10 von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 10/23/2013
Franchise Businesses Driving Job Growth Nationwide Armstrong Teasdale 10/23/2013
New Developments in International Standards on Environmental, Occupation Safety, Compliance and Anti-Bribery Management Systems Greenberg Traurig, LLP 10/23/2013
Covenants Not To Compete – Fourth District of CA Considers A New Fine Question (Or Two) Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 10/23/2013
District Courts in 11th and 4th Circuits Re-affirm Varity Rule in Face of Amara-like Claims Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 10/23/2013
Recent Case Opens Door to Civil Enforcement Claims for Negligent Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA) Tax Withholding McDermott Will & Emery 10/23/2013
Coast-to-Coast Noncompete Dispute Highlights 3 Key Enforcement Strategies Barnes & Thornburg LLP 10/22/2013
A Weekly Summary of National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Decisions for Sept. 23-27 and Sept. 30-Oct. 4 Barnes & Thornburg LLP 10/22/2013
New York Federal Court Rules Public Hospitals Are Exempt from State Labor Laws Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/22/2013
Non-Compete Agreements: Lessons from Illinois Courts Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP 10/22/2013
An Unlikely Consequence Re: Affordable Care Act McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 10/22/2013
Second Circuit Court of Appeals Will Address Comcast’s Impact on Wage and Hour Class Action Lawsuits Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/22/2013
United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) & Department of Labor (DOL) Announce Procedures, Reopening of Websites after Government Shutdown Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/22/2013
To Track or Not to Track Re: Digital Advertising McDermott Will & Emery 10/21/2013
You Can’t Take It With You When You Go – Requiring Employees To Use Paid Time Off (PTO) in Kentucky McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 10/21/2013
A Tip For Dealing with Automatic Gratuities in 2014 McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 10/21/2013
Timely Attendance Isn’t An Essential Job Function?!? Barnes & Thornburg LLP 10/21/2013
Online Exclusive: How to Protect Yourself on Social Media Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS) 10/20/2013
Apocalypse Averted Again: Preliminary Thoughts on Welcoming Workers Back From the Government Shutdown Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/19/2013
Sonic Calabasas Is A Tactical Retreat From Supreme Court Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) Precedent Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 10/18/2013
Guidance on the Application of Certain Affordable Care Act (ACA) Market Reforms to Employer Health Plans Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 10/18/2013
E-Verify Resumes Post-Shutdown Operations; Other Services Remain Closed as Focus Shifts to Immigration Reform Greenberg Traurig, LLP 10/18/2013
Hope for Employers Who Have Ever Felt Bullied by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Barnes & Thornburg LLP 10/18/2013
Questionable Prosecutions Can Lead to Hefty Fee Awards Against the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Godfrey & Kahn S.C. 10/18/2013
New York State’s Highest Court Confirms that a Request for Indefinite Leave May Constitute a Reasonable Accommodation Under the New York City Human Rights Law Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/17/2013
End to Government Shutdown Heralds Resumption of U.S. Immigration Processing Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/17/2013
Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Now Extends to Home Health Care Workers, cont. McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 10/17/2013
IRS Guidance on Employment and Income Tax Refunds on Same-Sex Spouse Benefits McDermott Will & Emery 10/17/2013
Change to UK Collective Redundancy Consultation Regime Now Confirmed McDermott Will & Emery 10/17/2013
U.S. Supreme Court Dismisses Age Case Without Reaching Disputed Question Barnes & Thornburg LLP 10/17/2013
Questions About Third-Party Confirmations Of Accredited Investor Status Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 10/16/2013
Virginia Supreme Court Reverses Dismissal of Computer Company's Lawsuit Attempting to Enforce Restrictive Covenants Against Former Employee Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. 10/16/2013
Florida's Minimum Wage to Rise 14 Cents in 2014 Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. 10/16/2013
Federal Court Denies Class Certification, Preemptively Denies Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Collective Action – Class Members’ Experiences Too Varied Barnes & Thornburg LLP 10/16/2013
Long-Anticipated Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 (VEVRAA) and Section 503 Regulations Finally Published Godfrey & Kahn S.C. 10/16/2013
Jersey City Passes Paid Sick Leave Law Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 10/16/2013
Detroit Nurses Object to Sixth Circuit Reviewing Class Certification Decision McDermott Will & Emery 10/15/2013
Employment Law Legislative Agenda in Ohio Mirrors National Scene Barnes & Thornburg LLP 10/15/2013
New Employee Wellness Program Rules for 2014 Poyner Spruill LLP 10/15/2013
California Governor Brown Signs Law Requiring Licensing for Private Home Care Agencies Armstrong Teasdale 10/15/2013
Government Shutdown: How It Impacts Immigration and Global Business and Recruiting of Foreign Nationals Greenberg Traurig, LLP 10/15/2013
New York State Department of Labor Adopts New Wage Deduction Regulations Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/15/2013
Health Insurance Marketplace Implementation Continues Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/14/2013
Five Things to Consider When Creating a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Policy Re: Smartphones in the Workplace Barnes & Thornburg LLP 10/14/2013
The Increasing Cost of Doing Business in San Francisco: Board of Supervisors Approves Family Friendly Workplace Ordinance Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 10/14/2013
Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Now Extends to Home Health Care Workers McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 10/14/2013
Just Another Day Re: Human Resources Day Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 10/12/2013
Another Criminal Background Case, Another Blow To The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Barnes & Thornburg LLP 10/12/2013
New York City Extends Human Rights Law to Pregnant Women with 'Pregnant Workers Fairness Act' Greenberg Traurig, LLP 10/11/2013
Focus On Restrictive Covenants: Illinois Supreme Court Rejects Petition for Leave to Appeal in Fifield Vedder Price 10/11/2013
Dollars and Cents, the Cost of Employee Benefit Coverage McDermott Will & Emery 10/11/2013
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Proposes Pay Ratio Disclosure Rule Andrews Kurth 10/11/2013
The False Claims Act During Times of War: Is There Any Time Limit For Bringing Suit Tycko & Zavareei LLP 10/10/2013
Shift in Minnesota’s Law on Indemnification in Construction Contracts Barnes & Thornburg LLP 10/10/2013
The California Minimum Wage Increase and the Resulting 12.9% Salary Increase for Many Exempt Employees Greenberg Traurig, LLP 10/10/2013
IRS, Department of Labor Rulings Clarify Treatment of Same Sex Couples for Benefit Plan Administrators and Sponsors Varnum LLP 10/10/2013
New York Federal District Court Declines to Extend Protections against Discrimination under the New York City Human Rights Law to Unpaid Interns; But Should the Analysis End There? Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/10/2013
Department of Labor Issues Eligibility Guidance for Same-Sex Marriage Benefits Armstrong Teasdale 10/10/2013
Department of Justice (DOJ) Intervenes in Qui Tam Action Against Lance Armstrong Tycko & Zavareei LLP 10/10/2013
Government Shutdown Day 8 Recap Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 10/9/2013
Employees Who Download Trade Secrets As They Head Out the Door Can Be Guilty of TS Theft, Even Before They Make Use of the Information Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 10/9/2013
Jersey City Passes Paid Sick Leave Ordinance Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 10/9/2013
Government Shutdown Continues And Enforcement Agencies Remain Closed Barnes & Thornburg LLP 10/9/2013
Supreme Court Will Hear Quality Stores Case McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 10/9/2013
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Adopts Rule Amendments to Implement JOBS Act Provisions for the Elimination of Prohibitions Against General Solicitation in Private Offerings Vedder Price 10/9/2013
The Moench Presumption: An Examination of the Third Circuit’s Standard of Prudence in Employer Stock Cases and Its Subsequent Treatment by Circuit Courts McDermott Will & Emery 10/8/2013
How the U.S. Government Shutdown Affects Employers and their Foreign National Workforce Greenberg Traurig, LLP 10/8/2013
A New Players Union? - Implications of All Players United Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/8/2013
Courage and HR’s “Seat at the Table” in Your Company Barnes & Thornburg LLP 10/8/2013
Employer Exposure in Unpaid Wage Lawsuits May Decrease as Second Circuit Refuse to Apply New York Wage Theft Prevention Act's Liquidated Damages Provision Retroactively Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/8/2013
Fifield Appeal Denied – New Rule Regarding Consideration for Restrictive Covenants in Illinois Survives Barnes & Thornburg LLP 10/8/2013
D.C. Circuit Halts Department of Labor's Reclassification of Loan Officers Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 10/8/2013
Health Care Reform Update - Week of October 7, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/8/2013
Immigration Consequences of the Federal Government Shutdown Vedder Price 10/8/2013
Supreme Court Update: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center v. Nassar Armstrong Teasdale 10/7/2013
Government Shutdown Days 4, 5, and 6 Recap Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 10/7/2013
Private Employers/Employees Are Not Insulated From Government Shutdown McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 10/7/2013
Federal Circuit Reverses Denial of Preliminary Injunctions for Trade Secret Theft McDermott Will & Emery 10/7/2013
Growing Michigan Agricultural News - Third Quarter 2013 Varnum LLP 10/5/2013
Michigan Right to Work – What’s the Effect: A Data Point Barnes & Thornburg LLP 10/5/2013
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Cases Continue to Make Waves Despite Shutdown Barnes & Thornburg LLP 10/5/2013
SEC Awards More Than $14 Million to Whistleblower Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 10/5/2013
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Proposes Pay Ratio Rule Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 10/4/2013
Federal and State Authorities Continue Scrutiny of Payroll Cards Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 10/4/2013
Action Steps NOW To Comply With The Affordable Care Act Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 10/4/2013
Update: New Jersey Employers Must Post Domestic Violence Leave Posters In The Work Place Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 10/4/2013
The False Claims Act is Not a License to Divulge Employer Confidences Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/4/2013
A Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA) Refund for Employers? Supreme Court to Decide Whether FICA Obligations Extend to Severance Pay Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/4/2013
Affordable Care Act (ACA) Exchanges “Go Live” on October 1, 2013: Immediate Action Required by Employers Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. 10/4/2013
Back to School: Employers Must Remain Mindful of Employee Entitlement to School-Related Leave Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/3/2013
Groundbreaking Legislation on Both Sides of the Hudson – Latest New Jersey and New York City Employment Law Developments Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. 10/3/2013
Federal Government Shutdown: Employer Issues Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 10/3/2013
Will Issuers Add SEC Rule 506(d) Bad Acts To The Definition Of “Cause”? Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 10/3/2013
Important Virginia Supreme Court Employment Law Decision Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. 10/3/2013
New York City Now Requires Reasonable Accommodations for Pregnant Workers Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 10/3/2013
Shutdown Closes National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Operations Barnes & Thornburg LLP 10/3/2013
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Proposes Pay Ratio Disclosure Rules Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 10/2/2013
U.S. Supreme Court to Kick Off New Term With Age Discrimination Issue Barnes & Thornburg LLP 10/2/2013
Government Shutdown Prompts E-Verify Closure, Imperils Other Immigration Services Greenberg Traurig, LLP 10/2/2013
$20 Million Settlement in In re: High-Tech Employee Antitrust Litigation, a Non-Poaching Agreement Case McDermott Will & Emery 10/2/2013
Developing an Effective Pay-for-Performance Program: Legal and Practical Considerations for Hospital-Physician Contracts Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 10/2/2013
Does the Department of Labor (DOL) Letter on Law Students Signal a Broader Acceptance of Intern Arrangements? Barnes & Thornburg LLP 10/2/2013
Migrant and Seasonal Workers in Short Supply Varnum LLP 10/2/2013
Recent Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Decision Might Signal Broadening of the ADA’s Accommodation Provisions Poyner Spruill LLP 10/1/2013
How Would Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) Function During a Government Shutdown? Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/1/2013
Companions No More: U.S. Department of Labor Extends Minimum Wage and Overtime Protections to Home Health Care Workers Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/1/2013
Government Shutdown Would Pose a Myriad of Issues for Employers Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/1/2013
U.S. Government Shutdown Will Disrupt Many Immigration Processes Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 10/1/2013
Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Department of Labor (DOL) Guidance Clarifies Employee Benefits Impact of Supreme Court’s Defense of Marriage (DOMA) Ruling McDermott Will & Emery 9/30/2013
Need a Brain Boost? Take a Nap The Rainmaker Institute 9/30/2013
Is the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Being Unfair to Employers? Barnes & Thornburg LLP 9/30/2013
IRS Provides Special Rules for Refund of Employer-Paid Taxes Related to Imputed Income for Same-Sex Spouse Benefits Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 9/29/2013
Passage of Increase in California’s Minimum Wage Could Impact More Than Just Hourly, Minimum Wage Workers Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 9/28/2013
IRS Issues Notice on Special Tax Adjustment Procedures for Same-Sex Marriages Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 9/28/2013
Your Facebook “Like” May Be Constitutionally-Protected Speech Barnes & Thornburg LLP 9/28/2013
Want to Turn on Your Employer? There’s an App for That. Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 9/27/2013
No More Playing Cute With Non-Solicitation Obligations: First Circuit Court of Appeals Rejects "Customer Called Me First" Argument Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 9/27/2013
Weekly Summary of National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Decision - September 16-20, 2013 Barnes & Thornburg LLP 9/27/2013
EB-5 Questions and Answers Series – What is the EB-5 Program? Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 9/27/2013
New York City Offers Greater Protections for Pregnant Workers Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 9/27/2013
Diversity Visa Lottery - Fiscal Year 2015 Godfrey & Kahn S.C. 9/27/2013
New Jersey Law Now Protects Employees Who Ask Fellow Employees (or Former Employees) for Their Salary Information Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 9/27/2013
Most Home Care Workers to Be Entitled to Minimum Wage and Overtime Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 9/27/2013
Update: Office of Special Counsel Clarifies Guidance Regarding Pre-Employment Employer Inquiries Greenberg Traurig, LLP 9/27/2013
Sequestration and Shutdown Possibility Raise Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN) Issue for Government Contractors Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. 9/26/2013
October 1, 2013 Affordable Care Act/Obamacare Deadline For Employers of ALL Sizes Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 9/26/2013
Jersey City Implements Paid Sick Leave Requirement Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 9/26/2013
Supreme Court Strikes Down Defense of Marriage Act: What Are The Changes for Employers? Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 9/26/2013
Additional Affordable Care Act Guidance Clarifies Exchange Notices and 90-Day Waiting Period McDermott Will & Emery 9/26/2013
Compliance Date for New Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) Final Affirmative Action Rules is March 24, 2014 Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 9/26/2013
New York City Council Amends New York City Human Rights Law to Require Employers to Provide Reasonable Accommodations to Pregnant Employees Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 9/26/2013
Differing Perspectives On The SEC’s Proposed CEO Pay Ratio Rule And Who Speaks For CalPERS? Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 9/26/2013
California Minimum Wage To Be Raised from $8 to $10 Per Hour Barnes & Thornburg LLP 9/26/2013
The October 1 Deadline for Employer Health Care Reform Notices Is Coming! Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 9/26/2013
E-Verify Laws in North Carolina are Unfair for Our Largest Employers and May Discourage Growth of Our Small Businesses Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 9/26/2013
Labor and Treasury/IRS Opine on Integrated and Non-Integrated Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRA), Medical Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), and Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 9/26/2013
Health Care Exchange Notices Required by October 1, 2013; However No Penalty for Not Providing Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 9/26/2013
Social Media Policy Provides Legitimate, Nondiscriminatory Reason for Termination Barnes & Thornburg LLP 9/25/2013
Hospital Ordered to Bargain Over Nurses’ Dress Code Barnes & Thornburg LLP 9/25/2013
Fighting the Flu (and Liability) in the Workplace, cont. McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 9/25/2013
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Proposes Rule on Required CEO Pay Ratio Disclosure Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 9/25/2013
Department of Labor (DOL) Publishes Final Rule Eliminating Exemption to Fair Labor Standards Act's (FLSA) Minimum Wage and Overtime Provisions for Home-Healthcare Workers Greenberg Traurig, LLP 9/25/2013
US taxpayers with Canadian Registered Retirement Savings Accounts (RRSPs)? File now to avoid penalties! Altro Levy LLP 9/25/2013
The Fifth Circuit Said What About Reasonable Accommodations? Re: Americans with Disabilities Act Barnes & Thornburg LLP 9/24/2013
Fundraising by Private Companies: SEC Lifts Ban on General Solicitation Varnum LLP 9/24/2013
UPS Denies Insurance Coverage of Spouses and Cites Affordable Care Act (ACA) as Reason McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 9/24/2013
At Long Last: Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Proposes New Rules to Compel Disclosure of CEO Pay as Ratio to Median Employee Pay Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 9/24/2013
Affordable Care Act Mandates Employer Notice of Coverage Options to Employees by October 1, 2013 Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 9/24/2013
It’s Time to Register for the 2015 Diversity Lottery! Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 9/24/2013
Financial Services Legislative and Regulatory Update - September 23, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 9/23/2013
Department of Labor (DOL) Issues Rule Extending Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Protections to Home Health Care Workers McDermott Will & Emery 9/23/2013
Fighting the Flu (and Liability) in the Workplace McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 9/23/2013
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) New Rules Target Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 9/23/2013
California Seeks to Limit Pro Athlete Workers Compensation Claims Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS) 9/23/2013
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Proposes Disclosure of Difference Between CEO and Worker Pay Barnes & Thornburg LLP 9/22/2013
IRS, DOL and Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) Issue Post-DOMA Guidance Regarding Treatment of Same-Sex Spouses Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 9/20/2013
New Jersey Law Against Discrimination Amended To Include Ban On Pay Secrecy Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 9/20/2013
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Proposes Rule Regarding Disclosure of CEO-to-Worker Pay Ratio Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 9/20/2013
Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) Proposes Rules for Pay Ratio Disclosures Schiff Hardin LLP 9/20/2013
Weekly Summary of National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Decision - September 9 -13, 2013 Barnes & Thornburg LLP 9/20/2013
Home Care Workers to get Minimum Wage and Overtime Protections, Department of Labor (DOL) Decides Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 9/19/2013
Unauthorized Aliens Are 'Employees' Under Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Armstrong Teasdale 9/19/2013
Lessons Learned: Security Clearances After Snowden Armstrong Teasdale 9/19/2013
Are You Prepared to Comply With the Notice Requirements Under Section 1512 of the Affordable Care Act? Barnes & Thornburg LLP 9/19/2013
Marketing and Sales Assistance for Small Businesses [AUDIO] Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. 9/18/2013
Severance Packages and Unemployment Benefits in Kentucky McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 9/18/2013
Home Health Care Workers Now Protected Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Barnes & Thornburg LLP 9/18/2013
Reminder from Office of Special Counsel (OSC) - Don't Reverify Permanent Residents! Greenberg Traurig, LLP 9/18/2013
Guidance on Tax Treatment of Same-Sex Marriages Takes Effect Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 9/18/2013
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Warns Against Mandating Use of Payroll Cards Barnes & Thornburg LLP 9/18/2013
Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Provides Guidance on the Applicability of the Suitability Rule to Broker-Dealers Marketing Private Placements in the EB-5 Context Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 9/17/2013
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) Loophole Providers Need to Be Aware Of McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 9/17/2013
October 1st Is Coming: Are You Prepared for the Health Reform Deadline? Barnes & Thornburg LLP 9/17/2013
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Issues Guidance on Payroll Card Use Barnes & Thornburg LLP 9/17/2013
Religious Accommodation Reminder Poyner Spruill LLP 9/17/2013
Reminder: EEO-1 Employer Information Report Filing Deadline Is Fast Approaching Much Shelist, P.C. 9/17/2013
Massachusetts Governor Would Like to Join California As a Non-Noncompete State Barnes & Thornburg LLP 9/16/2013
October 1st Deadline Approaching: Employers Must Provide Notice to Employees of Health Insurance Exchange Options Much Shelist, P.C. 9/16/2013
Financial Services Legislative and Regulatory Update - September 16, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 9/16/2013
October 1 Deadline to Notify Employees of Availability of Health Insurance Exchanges Schiff Hardin LLP 9/16/2013
Who’s GINA and What Should I Know About Her? Re: Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 9/16/2013
Georgia’s U.S. Senators Sign on to "Union Bailout Prevention Act" On Potential Obamacare Carve-Out Barnes & Thornburg LLP 9/16/2013
Transfer of Undertakings Protection of Employment (TUPE) on the Move: Key Changes Coming into Effect Next Year McDermott Will & Emery 9/14/2013
Union, Court Fight Against Right to Work in Michigan Continues Barnes & Thornburg LLP 9/14/2013
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Bulletin Warns Employers Against Exclusive Use of Payroll Cards Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 9/13/2013
New Jersey Legislative Update: Pay Equity Protection, Social Media and Employer Responses to Unemployment Insurance Requests for Information Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 9/13/2013
Cap Gap Expiration Quickly Approaching: Be Mindful That Some Employees’ Work Authorization May End on October 1, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 9/13/2013
It Was Never About State-Based Immigration Reform Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 9/13/2013
Sun Capital Partners: Some Alternative Perspectives Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 9/13/2013
IRS Releases Guidance for Employers and Insurers: Reporting of Minimum Essential Coverage von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 9/13/2013
Weekly Summary of National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Decisions - September 3-6, 2013 Barnes & Thornburg LLP 9/13/2013
Decertification 101 Re: Employment Litigation Barnes & Thornburg LLP 9/12/2013
New Jersey Employers May Not "Like" State's New Social Media "Privacy Settings" Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 9/12/2013
Federal Courts Once Again Find Act 10 Union Rights Enforceable von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 9/12/2013
Missouri Supreme Court Changes Rules For Challenging Timeliness Under The Missouri Human Rights Act Armstrong Teasdale 9/12/2013
Office of Special Counsel Clarifies Guidance Regarding Pre-Employment Employer Inquiries Greenberg Traurig, LLP 9/12/2013
Department of State Releases October 2013 Visa Bulletin Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 9/12/2013
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Proposes New Silica Dust Standard McDermott Will & Emery 9/12/2013
UK Government Publishes Response to Consultation on Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 9/12/2013
IRS Provides Much Needed Clarification for Employee Benefit Plans After U.S. Supreme Court Case Strikes Down Defense of Marriage of Act (DOMA) Dickinson Wright PLLC 9/12/2013
Update on UK Employee Shareholder Provisions Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 9/11/2013
IRS Issues Proposed Regulations on Information Reporting under the Affordable Care Act McDermott Will & Emery 9/11/2013
California Corner: Paying the Piper—How Non-CA Companies Run Afoul of CA Pay Requirements Vedder Price 9/11/2013
It’s Still Pay As You Go: No Comp Time Allowed McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 9/11/2013
Bring Your Guns to Work: How State Gun Laws Are Aiming Directly at the Workplace Vedder Price 9/11/2013
Canada Pension Plan to Acquire Neiman Marcus Despite Initial Public Offering (IPO) Registry McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 9/11/2013
Mandatory Paid Sick Leave Arrives in New York City Vedder Price 9/11/2013
IRS Releases Guidance on Treatment of Same Sex Spouses and Domestic/Civil Union Partners Schiff Hardin LLP 9/11/2013
In the wake of the California Supreme Court's Harris Decision, A FEHA Claimant Must Show Discrimination was a "Substantial Motivating Factor" and An Employer Waives its Mixed-Motive Defense by Failing to Assert It in Its Answer Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 9/10/2013
Indiana Judge Rules State's Right To Work Law Unconstitutional Barnes & Thornburg LLP 9/10/2013
Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Employers on Key Issues in Title VII Actions Vedder Price 9/10/2013
The End of Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA): What it Means for Employee Benefits Much Shelist, P.C. 9/10/2013
The Broad Application of the "Ministerial Exception" Re: Employment Discrimination Vedder Price 9/10/2013
National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Concludes Employer Ban on Use of Photos and Videos in the Workplace Is Unlawful Vedder Price 9/10/2013
Treasury Department/IRS Clarify Federal Tax Treatment of Same-Sex Marriages: Assessing the Impact on Employee Benefit Plans Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 9/10/2013
E-Verify Introduces System Enhancement for Navigating Tentative Non-Confirmation (TNC) Process Greenberg Traurig, LLP 9/10/2013
The Debt Ceiling & What Government Contractors Can Do Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. 9/10/2013
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) Voting Soon on Changes to Its Role in Voluntary Standards Activities Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 9/10/2013
Decision Reminds Employers: Minimalist Medical Inquiries Are a Must Barnes & Thornburg LLP 9/10/2013
Photocopiers – A Recurring Data Security Risk Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 9/10/2013
Illinois' Firearm Concealed Carry Act Need Not Strike Fear In the Hearts of Employers Much Shelist, P.C. 9/10/2013
New Jersey Federal Court Finds that the Stored Communications Act Protects Employee’s Non-Public Facebook Wall Posts – But Also Provides Guidance on Whether An Employer Can Take Action Based on The Unsolicited Receipt of An Offensive Post Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 9/9/2013
Non-Compete and Non-Solicitation Agreements: Consideration Rules the Day, at Least for Now Much Shelist, P.C. 9/9/2013
Where There's At Will, There's Not Always A Way McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 9/9/2013
Don't Forget About Stock Options During A Divorce Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. 9/9/2013
The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) in the News: Big Scoops, Real Fallout Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 9/7/2013
New Jersey Law Pulls Back The Curtain On Salary Secrecy in the Workplace Greenberg Traurig, LLP 9/6/2013
Department of Labor (DOL) Policy Allows Employers A Limited Opportunity To Re-Set Timing Of Annual Participant Fee Disclosures Poyner Spruill LLP 9/6/2013
The Hits Keep Coming: D.C. Circuit Denies Rehearing for National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Notice Posting Case Barnes & Thornburg LLP 9/6/2013
New Jersey's New Social Media Law Blocks Employers' Prying Eyes Greenberg Traurig, LLP 9/6/2013
Accommodating Religious Beliefs in the Workplace: What are the Limits? Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 9/6/2013
American Medical Association Recognizes Obesity as a Disease – A Windfall for the Plaintiffs’ Bar? Barnes & Thornburg LLP 9/6/2013
U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) Publishes Final Rule to Improve Job Opportunities for Veterans and Persons With Disabilities Greenberg Traurig, LLP 9/6/2013
New U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) Final Rules Require Federal Contractors to Increase Efforts to Hire Veterans and Disabled Individuals Barnes & Thornburg LLP 9/6/2013
Serial Relator Getting the Boot? Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 9/5/2013
Code of Silence is a Challenge When Employers Address Workplace Bullying Barnes & Thornburg LLP 9/5/2013
Can Compliance Officers Be Whistleblowers? Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 9/5/2013
New Final Rules Require Federal Contractors to Increase Efforts to Hire Veterans and Disabled Individuals Barnes & Thornburg LLP 9/5/2013
A Weekly Summary of National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Decisions for Aug. 26-30, 2013 Barnes & Thornburg LLP 9/5/2013
Decision on Elusive “Inevitable Disclosure” Doctrine Underscores Key Steps to Protect Company Information Barnes & Thornburg LLP 9/5/2013
Employee Shareholder Status in the United Kingdom McDermott Will & Emery 9/5/2013
Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) Calls Out National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) for Lack of "Intellectual Integrity" Barnes & Thornburg LLP 9/4/2013
Affirmative Action and Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) Compliance Update: OFCCP Issues Highly Anticipated Final Disability and Veteran Regulations Vedder Price 9/4/2013
National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Advice Memorandum to Giant Foods LLC: A Giant Shock to Employers McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 9/4/2013
Reason for Separation? We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Reason! (Or, do we?) Re: Employee Termination Barnes & Thornburg LLP 9/4/2013
New Jersey Adds New Employee-Protection Laws Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 9/3/2013
State Lines May Not Be When It Comes to Noncompetes Barnes & Thornburg LLP 9/3/2013
Companies Ignore Whistle-blower Protections Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS) 9/1/2013
Chicago Sun-Times Hit with Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) Complaint Barnes & Thornburg LLP 8/31/2013
New Requirements for Federal Contractors Outlined in Revised Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 (VEVRAA) and Section 503 Rules Schiff Hardin LLP 8/30/2013
Unions Continue Alternative Organizing Methods with Fast Food One-Day Strikes Barnes & Thornburg LLP 8/30/2013
CalPERS’ Warning Of Chill Goes Unheeded Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 8/30/2013
Do You Have Restrictive Covenants In Texas? If So, Be Careful What You Ask For Barnes & Thornburg LLP 8/30/2013
Employers May Violate The Stored Communications Act When They Discipline Employees Based On The Content Of Nonpublic Facebook “Wall” Posts Barnes & Thornburg LLP 8/30/2013
Treasury Department & IRS Issue Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) Guidance – Adopt a “State of Celebration” Approach McDermott Will & Emery 8/30/2013
Risky Business: Litigating Retaliation Claims Greenberg Traurig, LLP 8/30/2013
IRS Provides Clarity on Whether Professional Employer Organizations Can Offer Eligible Employer-Sponsored Plans McDermott Will & Emery 8/30/2013
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs' (OFCCP) Final Regulations for Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 8/30/2013
Whistleblowing in China and the United States McDermott Will & Emery 8/29/2013
Ninth Circuit Falls In Line With Supreme Court Ruling on Class Action Removals Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 8/29/2013
First Social Media Policies and Now E-Mail? Re: National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Barnes & Thornburg LLP 8/29/2013
Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices (OSC) Discourages Pre-Populating Section 1 when Using Electronic I-9 Programs Varnum LLP 8/29/2013
UK Immigration Law Update Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 8/29/2013
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) Issues Final Affirmative Action Rules Setting Hiring and Utilization Goals for Individuals with Disabilities and Veterans Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 8/29/2013
A Weekly Summary of National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Decisions for Aug. 19-23, 2013 Barnes & Thornburg LLP 8/28/2013
Are Your Workers Properly Classified? McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 8/28/2013
False Claims Act Whistleblowers’ Allegations Against For-Profit School Result in $3.7 Million Settlement Tycko & Zavareei LLP 8/28/2013
How to (Legally) Keep Competitors from Poaching Your Key Employees: Antitrust Law and Non-Poaching/Non-Solicitation Agreements McDermott Will & Emery 8/27/2013
Private Equity Fund May Be “Trade or Business” Under Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 8/27/2013
Recent Appellate Division Decision Represents Importance of Employee Background Checks Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 8/27/2013
Privacy Monday – August 26, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 8/27/2013
In the Second Circuit, Unpaid Overtime Claims Must Allege Specifics Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 8/27/2013
You May Have More Employees Than You Think (Part II) Barnes & Thornburg LLP 8/27/2013
Are You Ready for an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Inspection? McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 8/26/2013
Ninth Circuit Now on the Class Action Waiver Bandwagon Schiff Hardin LLP 8/26/2013
Is My Kentucky Business Required to Use E-Verify? McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 8/24/2013
Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Protected Leave Now Available To Same-Sex Spouses Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 8/24/2013
Required Disclosures to Plan Participants - Rounds 2 and 3 Godfrey & Kahn S.C. 8/23/2013
Quick on the Trigger - Period for Contractors to Comment on Past Performance Evaluations Will Shrink from 30 Days to 14 Days Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 8/23/2013
The Moon v. BWX Case Suffers Second Death after Remand, But Resurrection Sought Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 8/23/2013
John Deere in Trade Secrets Dispute with Former Factory General Manager Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 8/23/2013
Federal Judge Rules National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) General Counsel’s Appointment Invalid Barnes & Thornburg LLP 8/23/2013
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Reverses Course on Issue of Pre-Filled I-9 Forms Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 8/23/2013
Discovery Verifications May Lead to Corporate Punitive Damages Greenberg Traurig, LLP 8/22/2013
A Weekly Summary of National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Decisions for Aug. 12-16, 2013 Barnes & Thornburg LLP 8/22/2013
Sixth Circuit Approves National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) Micro-Bargaining Units Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 8/22/2013
Sixth Circuit Counts Paid Volunteers As Employees Under the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Barnes & Thornburg LLP 8/22/2013
New Rules on Use of Child Models in New York Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 8/22/2013
Seventh Circuit Defines Rights to Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) Cost Recovery and Contribution Actions Godfrey & Kahn S.C. 8/22/2013
Is Obesity A Disease? The American Medical Association Says “Yes”; The Americans with Disabilities Act Says . . . Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 8/22/2013
Final Rules on Wellness Programs Issued, cont. McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 8/21/2013
Head's Up For Employers: (New) Confusion Over Affordable Care Act Delays Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 8/21/2013
Is Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Conciliation Subject to Judicial Review? Seventh Circuit to Decide Barnes & Thornburg LLP 8/21/2013
Complying with the Affordable Care Act’s Exchange Notice Requirement Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 8/21/2013
Department of Labor (DOL) Issues Guidance on Plan Asset Status of Revenue Sharing Payments McDermott Will & Emery 8/21/2013
Back to School: Time to Focus on Takeaways from Supreme Court Flurry Barnes & Thornburg LLP 8/20/2013
Significant Illinois and Massachusetts Non-Compete Rulings Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 8/20/2013
Michigan Right to Work Act Upheld by Court of Appeals Barnes & Thornburg LLP 8/20/2013
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Background Check Bias Class Action Dismissed Poyner Spruill LLP 8/20/2013
U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Clarifies Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Leave Entitlement for Same-Sex Spouses Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 8/20/2013
Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) Champions the Rights of Male Workers Barnes & Thornburg LLP 8/20/2013
Potential Problems With Employee Of The Month Programs McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 8/19/2013
Sixth Circuit Upholds National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Specialty Healthcare “Micro-Union” Decision Barnes & Thornburg LLP 8/19/2013
Final Rules on Wellness Programs Issued McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 8/19/2013
Department of Labor (DOL) Permits Plan Administrators to Reset Annual Fee Disclosure Deadline McDermott Will & Emery 8/16/2013
Why the IPS Should Address Asset Allocation Models (AAM) Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 8/16/2013
National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Is Working With A Full Slate Barnes & Thornburg LLP 8/16/2013
Retirement Income Projections: The Department of Labor's (DOL) Notice Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 8/16/2013
Arbitration Agreements with Class and Collective Action Waivers Enforced Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 8/16/2013
“Closing” Thoughts: Practical Tips for Service Providers in Winding Up a Department of Labor (DOL) Investigation Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 8/16/2013
Update on Holiday Pay and Sickness: “Right to Carry Forward” Limited to Four Weeks Per Year McDermott Will & Emery 8/16/2013
Simple Steps to Effective Risk Management Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 8/16/2013
Service Provider 408(b)(2) Change Disclosures Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 8/15/2013
Department of State Releases September 2013 Visa Bulletin Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 8/15/2013
Second Circuit Rules that Class Action Waivers are Allowed Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Barnes & Thornburg LLP 8/15/2013
SEC Staff Examination Priorities – Are There Changes Ahead for Unregistered Retirement Plan Recordkeepers Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 8/15/2013
Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security Seeks Comments on Regulating Labor Dispatch McDermott Will & Emery 8/15/2013
What Do Charlie Rose and Sheryl Sandberg Have in Common? Problems with Unpaid Interns Varnum LLP 8/15/2013
Congressional Issues Update - Summer 2013 Greenberg Traurig, LLP 8/15/2013
Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Extended to Same-Sex Couples in 13 States Barnes & Thornburg LLP 8/15/2013
Employer Liability Under State Medical Marijuana Laws Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 8/15/2013
A Weekly Summary of National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Decisions for Aug. 5-9, 2013 Barnes & Thornburg LLP 8/15/2013
Employer Liability for Employee Actions: Are You Ready For Your Company’s Holiday Party? Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 8/15/2013
Private Equity Funds May Be Liable For Portfolio Company Pension Liabilities Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 8/15/2013
First Post-Supreme Court Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) Case Rules in Favor of Same-Sex Spouse Schiff Hardin LLP 8/15/2013
Second Circuit Holds That The Fair Labor Standards Act Does Not Bar The Enforcement of Class Action Waivers Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 8/14/2013
Unions Explore New Organizing Tactics Barnes & Thornburg LLP 8/14/2013
Employee Benefits in the Wake of Windsor, cont. McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 8/14/2013
United States Department of Labor Looks to Develop Smartphone Apps as Part of Internet Shaming Strategy Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 8/14/2013
Employer Responsibility – Will You Pay or Play? Part II: The Variable Hour or Seasonal Employee Problem Poyner Spruill LLP 8/14/2013
4th Circuit Again Tells National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) To Pound Sand Over Board’s Direction That Employers Hang Paper Barnes & Thornburg LLP 8/14/2013
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Not Faring Well in Background Check Disparate Impact Cases Barnes & Thornburg LLP 8/13/2013
Now That Hedge Funds Can Advertise, What Are Commodity Pools – Chopped Liver? Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 8/13/2013
District Court Judge Invites the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals to Reverse Him on Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) Case Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 8/13/2013
Sixth Circuit: No Way to Agree to Shorten Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Statute of Limitations Barnes & Thornburg LLP 8/13/2013
Employee Benefits in the Wake of Windsor McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 8/12/2013
Understand the Cost of Litigation Before Filing a Lawsuit Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. 8/12/2013
Employee Non-Compete Agreements in Mergers and Acquisitions McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 8/12/2013
Rights upon Delivery – or When? Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 8/12/2013
Preparing for Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) Renewal Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 8/12/2013
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Hit With $4.7 Million in Attorneys’ Fees and Costs Barnes & Thornburg LLP 8/10/2013
Breach Notification Rules under Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Omnibus Rule Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 8/10/2013
Another Circuit Court Finds President's National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Recess Appointments Unconstitutional Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 8/9/2013
White House Releases State-by-State Reports Showing Economic Benefits of Immigration Reform Greenberg Traurig, LLP 8/9/2013
Another Union Attempt to Circumvent Michigan’s Right to Work Law: Controversies in Michigan Continue Barnes & Thornburg LLP 8/9/2013
Estoppel Claims Under Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) —Confusion in Need of Clarification McDermott Will & Emery 8/9/2013
Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Compliance Deadline Looms - Updating Business Associate Agreements Is a High Priority Poyner Spruill LLP 8/9/2013
Fair Credit Reporting Act Background Checks Remain a Hot Topic for Employers Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 8/9/2013
Right To Work Efforts: Has the Momentum Stalled? Barnes & Thornburg LLP 8/8/2013
The Power of Non-Compete Agreements in Litigation Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. 8/8/2013
Private Equity Funds: Beware of Pension Withdrawal Liability Incurred by a Portfolio Company Vedder Price 8/8/2013
The New National Labor Relations Board: Will It Be More of the Same — Or Worse? Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 8/8/2013
Affordable Care Act: Delay of Employer Penalties Could Have Unintended Effects Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 8/8/2013
Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Whistleblower Lawsuit Filed in Federal Court Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 8/8/2013
A Weekly Summary of National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Decisions for July 29, 2013 - Aug. 2, 2013 Barnes & Thornburg LLP 8/8/2013
Series of One-Day Strikes Hits the Fast Food Industry Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 8/8/2013
Eighth Circuit Holds Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Protections Extend to Undocumented Workers The National Law Review / The National Law Forum LLC 8/7/2013
Employers Required to Use New Version of Form I-9 Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 8/7/2013
“Borgata Babes” Physical Appearance Standards Do Not Violate the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD) Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 8/7/2013
Second Circuit Rules that a "Bare-Bones" Complaint Rephrasing the Text of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is Insufficient to State an Overtime Claim Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 8/7/2013
Kentucky Court of Appeals Weighs in Favor of Employee: Is Morbid Obesity a Disability? Part II McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 8/7/2013
National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and Department of Justice (DOJ) Formalize a Collaborative Relationship to Facilitate Enforcement of Labor and Immigration Laws Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 8/7/2013
Illinois Legislature Passes Major Changes to Illinois Employment Laws Greenberg Traurig, LLP 8/7/2013
Turmoil at the National Labor Relations Board (NRLB): Invalid Appointments Cause Serious Uncertainty Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. 8/7/2013
Employment Discrimination: Maybe the 37th Time is the Charm Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 8/6/2013
Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Whistleblower Lawsuit Filed in Federal Court Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 8/6/2013
Picture This: The National Labor Relations Board’s Division of Advice Wants to Sue Employer for Issuing Social Media Policy with Photo/Video Ban Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 8/6/2013
Marketing Investment Management Services to Public Retirement Systems: Complying with Applicable Laws and Regulations Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 8/6/2013
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Attacks Post Offer Medical History Gathering Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 8/6/2013
Wisconsin Labor and Industry Review Commission Decision Highlights Divide with Seventh Circuit on Proving Disability Discrimination Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 8/5/2013
Kentucky Court of Appeals Weighs in Favor of Employee: Morbid Obesity is Declared a Disability McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 8/5/2013
Inherited Individual Retirement Accounts (IRA) in Wisconsin Not Protected by Federal Bankruptcy Laws from Creditors Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 8/5/2013
Fifth Circuit Limits Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Whistleblower Program Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 8/5/2013
It’s Official: Top Union Lawyer To Be National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) General Counsel Barnes & Thornburg LLP 8/5/2013
Sixth Circuit Affirms Decision to Enforce Arbitration Provision in Retiree Benefit Dispute Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 8/5/2013
Continuing the Conversation Around Working Women Legal Marketing Association Southeastern Chapter 8/3/2013
Massachusetts Private Health Care Exchange Announced Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 8/3/2013
New Jersey Security and Financial Empowerment Act (SAFE) Becomes Law Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 8/2/2013
Rules Eliminating the Prohibition on General Solicitation for Rule 506 and Rule 144A Offerings Become Effective September 23, 2013 Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 8/2/2013
Cafeteria Plans, the Affordable Care Act, and Continued Compliance with the Massachusetts Free-Rider Surcharge Requirement—New Advice from the Massachusetts Health Insurance Connector Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 8/2/2013
Two Federal Courts Recognize Same-Sex Spousal Rights for Residents of States Not Permitting Same-Sex Marriage McDermott Will & Emery 8/2/2013
Complete Your Non-Compete Agreement: Helpful Drafting Tips, cont. McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 8/1/2013
Patent Ownership in Germany: Employers v Employees McDermott Will & Emery 8/1/2013
Senate Confirms 5 Members to National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Greenberg Traurig, LLP 8/1/2013
Labor Board Affirms Ruling that Employer Confidentiality Provision Violates National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) Poyner Spruill LLP 8/1/2013
Important Changes to UK Employment Law Effective 29 July 2013 McDermott Will & Emery 8/1/2013
The Fix Is In - Senate Confirms National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Nominees Barnes & Thornburg LLP 7/31/2013
October 1, 2013 Deadline for Notice to Employees of Coverage Options Under the Affordable Care Act Poyner Spruill LLP 7/31/2013
New Jersey and New York City Expand Employee Leave Rights Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. 7/31/2013
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Eliminates General Solicitation Ban and Implements Bad Actor Disqualification Rules for Certain Private Offerings Vedder Price 7/31/2013
California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) Officials Travel The World Despite Executive Order Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 7/31/2013
New Chinese Immigration Law Changes Residence Permit Procedures for Foreign Nationals Armstrong Teasdale 7/31/2013
Off-Hand Comment by Low-Level Supervisor Not Enough to Establish Age Discrimination Varnum LLP 7/31/2013
Do the Hollingsworth and Windsor Rulings Affect the Workplace in California? Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 7/31/2013
New Jersey Safe Act Provides Unpaid Leave For Victims Of Domestic Violence Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 7/31/2013
How Are Registered Domestic Partners in California Affected By the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) Ruling? Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 7/31/2013
Strike One, Strike Two: The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Knocks Down Another Confidentiality Policy Barnes & Thornburg LLP 7/31/2013
New Jersey Provides Unpaid Leave to Victims of Domestic Violence Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 7/31/2013
Employee Benefit Implications of the Supreme Court Ruling on the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 7/30/2013
The Shame Game: U.S. Department of Labor Smartphone App Will Allow Public to Effortlessly Scrutinize Business Employment Practices Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 7/30/2013