July 11, 2014

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Attention Tenants! Grow-NJ Tax Credits Without Prevailing Wage Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 7/11/2014
Louisiana Court of Appeals Holds Non-Compete Was Triggered When Employment Agreement Expired, Not When Actual Employment Ended Jackson Lewis P.C. 7/11/2014
Are College Athletes Students or Employees? Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 7/11/2014
California Division of Workers’ Compensation Posts Updated Time of Hire Pamphlet in Spanish Jackson Lewis P.C. 7/11/2014
College Football Players As Employees ? – Illegal Formation! Godfrey & Kahn S.C. 7/11/2014
A “Bit” of a Challenge to Employers: Bitcoin and Other Alternative Payroll Methods Barnes & Thornburg LLP 7/11/2014
New Jersey Court Okays Provision in Job Application Reducing Statute of Limitations Proskauer Rose LLP 7/11/2014
New IRS Regulations Permit the Purchase of Longevity Annuities by Qualified Retirement Plans Jackson Lewis P.C. 7/11/2014
What is Your State’s Grade on Family Friendly Employment Laws? Jackson Lewis P.C. 7/11/2014
Employee May Contract to Shorter Limitations Period for Discrimination Suits, New Jersey Court Holds Jackson Lewis P.C. 7/11/2014
Out of the Woodwork and Into Court: Even Applicants Can Sue for Retaliation Steptoe & Johnson PLLC 7/11/2014
California Supreme Court Limits Recovery for Employees Who Misrepresent Their Immigration Status Proskauer Rose LLP 7/11/2014
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) Announces 2014 Moratorium on ERISA Section 4062(e) Enforcement Actions McDermott Will & Emery 7/10/2014
Pennsylvania Superior Court Requires Additional Consideration for Non-Compete From Current Employee Steptoe & Johnson PLLC 7/10/2014
New York Becomes 23rd State to Enact Medical Marijuana Law Jackson Lewis P.C. 7/10/2014
California Truck Drivers Entitled to Meal Periods and Rest Breaks Jackson Lewis P.C. 7/10/2014
Proposed Legislation Introduced to Override Hobby Lobby Ruling Barnes & Thornburg LLP 7/10/2014
Eleventh Circuit Sustains Award To Employer In Whistleblower Case Proskauer Rose LLP 7/10/2014
Paid Sick Leave: Connecticut Tweaks and Newark Speaks Jackson Lewis P.C. 7/10/2014
Ohio Judge: Mortgage Underwriters Properly Classified As Exempt Administrative Employees Jackson Lewis P.C. 7/10/2014
Employee Benefits: Important Wellness Plan and Mental Health/Substance Use Disorder Parity Effective Dates Have Arrived! Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 7/10/2014
Indiana University May Start Trend with ‘Student-Athlete Bill of Rights’ Jackson Lewis P.C. 7/9/2014
Obama's National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Comes to Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) Rescue Steptoe & Johnson PLLC 7/9/2014
Undocumented Workers May Pursue Claims Under California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), So Says the California Supreme Court Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 7/9/2014
Don’t Get Burned With Teens Working During Summer Months McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 7/9/2014
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Settles Another Inflexible Leave Policy Lawsuit Jackson Lewis P.C. 7/9/2014
Affordable Care Act Switching from COBRA to Marketplace Coverage – Another Opportunity Steptoe & Johnson PLLC 7/9/2014
Missouri Law Paves Way for Increase In Unpaid Volunteers on Public Works Projects Barnes & Thornburg LLP 7/8/2014
New York Legislative Developments: Wage Theft Law Amended, Medical Marijuana Law Enacted Jackson Lewis P.C. 7/8/2014
California High Court Rules Undocumented Worker Not Barred from Asserting Disability Discrimination against Employer Jackson Lewis P.C. 7/8/2014
Ukraine: Crisis Management Guidance for Multinational Employers Covington & Burling LLP 7/8/2014
Department of Labor (DOL) Extends Minimum Wage Regulation Public Comment Period Jackson Lewis P.C. 7/8/2014
D.C. District Court Affirms Office of Federal Contract Compliance Program's (OFCCP’s) Authority in Next Chapter of Bank of America Litigation Jackson Lewis P.C. 7/8/2014
When It Comes To Director Compensation Claims, Nevada And Delaware Are Fundamentally Different Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 7/8/2014
A Recent D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals Decision Calms Employer Fears that Internal Investigations May Not Be Privileged and Lays Out Roadmap to Protect Attorney-Client Privilege Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 7/8/2014
Who Cares? An Employee Who Cares for her Daughter and Grandchildren Cares under the FMLA - Family Medical Leave Act Jackson Lewis P.C. 7/8/2014
Minimum Wage Issue Spreading to the Private Sector Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 7/7/2014
Constitutional Legal Updates for Government Entities Covering May and June 2014 Ryley Carlock & Applewhite, A Professional Corporation 7/7/2014
The Supreme Court of the United States Holds that ESOP Fiduciaries are not Entitled to a Presumption of Prudence, Clarifies Standards for Stock Drop Claims Dickinson Wright PLLC 7/7/2014
New Jersey’s “Ban the Box” Bill Sent to Governor Christie’s Desk; Final Version More Employer-Friendly Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 7/7/2014
Caution Required When Creating Self-Directed IRA's - Individual Retirement Account Ryley Carlock & Applewhite, A Professional Corporation 7/7/2014
Supreme Court Rejects “Presumption of Prudence,” Adopts New Pleading Standards in Fifth Third Bancorp v. Dudenhoeffer McDermott Will & Emery 7/7/2014
Outlier...or National Labor Relations Board Shift on Social Media Policies? Barnes & Thornburg LLP 7/7/2014
Fifth Circuit Finds Franchisor Was Not Employer Under Economic Realities Test Jackson Lewis P.C. 7/7/2014
EEOC Letter Finds Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act (GINA) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Issues in Fit-for-Duty Medical Examination Form Jackson Lewis P.C. 7/7/2014
Department of Labor (DOL) Proposes New Meaning for “Spouse” for FMLA Purposes McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 7/7/2014
Massachusetts Legislature Passes Minimum Wage Increase and Economic Development Package Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 7/7/2014
Seeking Jobs as Well as Justice U.S. Department of Labor 7/6/2014
Equal Employment Opportunitiy Commission (EEOC) Sues Massage Envy Spa Franchise for Pregnancy Discrimination U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 7/6/2014
Secretary Perez Blogs about Forthcoming Transgender Guidance Jackson Lewis P.C. 7/5/2014

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